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Analysis of posts to alt.os.linux.mandriva by Robert Marshall
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(stats compiled with a script by Garry Knight)


Total posts considered: 304 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Apr 18 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Apr 25 21:02:03 2008
Original articles: 20, replies: 284
Total size of posts: 934,691 bytes (912K) (0.89M)
Average 43 articles per day, 0.13 MB per day, 3,074 bytes per article
Total headers: 417 KB bodies: 495 KB
Body text - quoted: 161 KB, original: 254 KB = 61.18%, sigs: 77 KB
Total number of posters: 54, average 17,309 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 42, average 22,254 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 14

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 54
2: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 39
3: Aragorn .......................... : 27
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 21
5: Unruh .............................. : 15
6: Chris Taylor ........... : 11
7: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 10
8: stef ..................................... : 10
9: Jim Beard .............................. : 10
10: evodawg ................................... : 10
11: Carlton ............................. : 7
12: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 6
13: w_tom ......................................... : 5
14: Dan Espen ................... : 5
15: chris gareau ........................................ : 4
16: Frank Peelo ............................ : 4
17: "Scott B." ............................ : 4
18: Jeanette ................................. : 3
19: sid ....................... : 3
20: mister b .......................................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 204
2: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 133
3: Aragorn .......................... : 90
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 48
5: Carlton ............................. : 40
6: Unruh .............................. : 37
7: w_tom ......................................... : 37
8: Jim Beard .............................. : 33
9: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 23
10: Chris Taylor ........... : 22
11: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 20
12: evodawg ................................... : 17
13: stef ..................................... : 15
14: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
15: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 12
16: Frank Peelo ............................ : 10
17: Dan Espen ................... : 10
18: "Scott B." ............................ : 8
19: marksouth .................................. : 8
20: chris gareau ........................................ : 7

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Top 13 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 83.54%
2: Carlton ............................. : 78.55%
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.21%
4: Bit Twister ...................... : 66.70%
5: Aragorn .......................... : 62.35%
6: stef ..................................... : 56.59%
7: w_tom ......................................... : 56.00%
8: Jim Beard .............................. : 41.15%
9: Dan Espen ................... : 38.34%
10: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 38.17%
11: Chris Taylor ........... : 34.76%
12: evodawg ................................... : 24.47%
13: Unruh .............................. : 24.46%

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Bottom 13 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Blinky the Shark ......................... : 15.74%
2: Unruh .............................. : 24.46%
3: evodawg ................................... : 24.47%
4: Chris Taylor ........... : 34.76%
5: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 38.17%
6: Dan Espen ................... : 38.34%
7: Jim Beard .............................. : 41.15%
8: w_tom ......................................... : 56.00%
9: stef ..................................... : 56.59%
10: Aragorn .......................... : 62.35%
11: Bit Twister ...................... : 66.70%
12: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 72.21%
13: Carlton ............................. : 78.55%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: SSH connection takes 30 seconds: 2008.1........................ : 61
2: upgrade Mandriva 2008 free to Powerpack 200.................... : 21
3: Lost update applet............................................ . : 20
4: Cannot play .wav sound files................................... : 20
5: [OT] Large Synoptic Survey Telescope........................... : 19
6: No vncserver for 2008.1?....................................... : 17
7: Call to lnusertemp failed...................................... : 16
8: problem with reiser file system - questions and request for hel : 15
9: Upgrade Mandriva 2008.0 free to Powerpack 2008................. : 10
10: How to identify a specific linux distro........................ : 10
11: virtual box issues............................................ . : 8
12: [OT] Re: upgrade Mandriva 2008 free to Powerpack 200........... : 7
13: Grub Menu out of step.......................................... : 7
14: Emulators......................................... ............. : 6
15: [OT] SSH connection takes 30 seconds: 2008.1................... : 5
16: video capture problems......................................... : 5
17: Changing Default Download Actions In Firefox................... : 5
18: upgrade Mandriva 2008 free to Powerpack 2008................... : 4
19: knode question.......................................... ....... : 4
20: NVidia driver not installed - SOLVED (kinda)................... : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: SSH connection takes 30 seconds: 2008.1........................ : 219
2: Call to lnusertemp failed...................................... : 120
3: problem with reiser file system - questions and request for hel : 79
4: upgrade Mandriva 2008 free to Powerpack 200.................... : 47
5: [OT] Large Synoptic Survey Telescope........................... : 39
6: Lost update applet............................................ . : 37
7: Cannot play .wav sound files................................... : 34
8: No vncserver for 2008.1?....................................... : 33
9: [OT] Re: upgrade Mandriva 2008 free to Powerpack 200........... : 29
10: Upgrade Mandriva 2008.0 free to Powerpack 2008................. : 26
11: How to identify a specific linux distro........................ : 20
12: virtual box issues............................................ . : 16
13: Grub Menu out of step.......................................... : 16
14: NVidia driver not installed - SOLVED (kinda)................... : 15
15: Emulators......................................... ............. : 14
16: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
17: [O/T] Port 17550 UDP?.......................................... : 13
18: [OT] SSH connection takes 30 seconds: 2008.1................... : 13
19: Changing Default Download Actions In Firefox................... : 12
20: video capture problems......................................... : 8

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Top 4 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2
2: comp.os.linux.misc................................ ............. : 1
3: comp.os.linux.networking.......................... ............. : 1
4: alt.os.linux.ubuntu............................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 15
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 12
3: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 5
4: G2................................................ ............. : 5
5: slrn.............................................. ............. : 4
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 3
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (Windows.................................. : 2
8: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 (X11....................................... : 1
10: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 65 (21%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 63 (21%)
3: Xnews............................................. ........ : 39 (13%)
4: Pan............................................... ........ : 36 (12%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 25 ( 8%)
6: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 21 ( 7%)
7: nn................................................ ........ : 15 ( 5%)
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (Windows............................. : 13 ( 4%)
9: G2................................................ ........ : 9 ( 3%)
10: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 8 ( 3%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 158
2: +0200............................................. ............. : 31
3: +1000............................................. ............. : 26
4: -0400.............................................. ............ : 22
5: +0100............................................. ............. : 21
6: -0700.............................................. ............ : 19
7: -0500.............................................. ............ : 18
8: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 9

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