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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: 221 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Aug 1 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Aug 8 21:02:09 2008
Original articles: 29, replies: 192
Total size of posts: 651,310 bytes (636K) (0.62M)
Average 31 articles per day, 0.09 MB per day, 2,947 bytes per article
Total headers: 308 KB bodies: 327 KB
Body text - quoted: 143 KB, original: 168 KB = 54.01%, sigs: 14 KB
Total number of posters: 58, average 11,229 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 38, average 17,139 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 16

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 19
2: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 17
3: Bill Mullen ................................ : 14
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 14
5: Unruh .............................. : 12
6: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 10
7: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 8
8: Ken Rogers ........................... : 7
9: n .................................................. .. : 6
10: Adam .................................. : 6
11: Jim Beard ................................ : 6
12: Warren ................................ : 6
13: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 6
14: Maurice Batey .................. : 5
15: Keith ......................................... : 5
16: Eric .................................. : 5
17: Robert Riches ......................... : 4
18: chris gareau ........................................ : 3
19: Neil Ellwood ................. : 3
20: Dale ................................... : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bill Mullen ................................ : 56
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 45
3: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 45
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 42
5: Adam .................................. : 39
6: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 30
7: Unruh .............................. : 28
8: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 27
9: Warren ................................ : 20
10: Ken Rogers ........................... : 19
11: Eric .................................. : 16
12: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 16
13: Jim Beard ................................ : 14
14: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 13
15: Sindhu ................................. : 13
16: Robert Riches ......................... : 12
17: n .................................................. .. : 11
18: Aragorn .......................... : 11
19: Keith ......................................... : 10
20: Paul Hanchett ............................. : 10

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Top 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Frank Dreyfus ............................... : 89.57%
2: Warren ................................ : 85.67%
3: Maurice Batey .................. : 78.64%
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 66.84%
5: Bit Twister ...................... : 65.64%
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 60.84%
7: Bill Mullen ................................ : 59.90%
8: Adam .................................. : 52.58%
9: n .................................................. .. : 48.32%
10: Jim Beard ................................ : 48.14%
11: Keith ......................................... : 39.44%
12: Eric .................................. : 38.73%
13: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 34.60%
14: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 27.15%
15: Ken Rogers ........................... : 23.32%

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Bottom 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 19.74%
2: Ken Rogers ........................... : 23.32%
3: Amrein-Marie Christophe ...................... : 27.15%
4: herman.viaene@thuis.be......................................... : 34.60%
5: Eric .................................. : 38.73%
6: Keith ......................................... : 39.44%
7: Jim Beard ................................ : 48.14%
8: n .................................................. .. : 48.32%
9: Adam .................................. : 52.58%
10: Bill Mullen ................................ : 59.90%
11: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 60.84%
12: Bit Twister ...................... : 65.64%
13: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 66.84%
14: Maurice Batey .................. : 78.64%
15: Warren ................................ : 85.67%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: How to install SpamAssassin?................................... : 29
2: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 18
3: Thunderbird * failed to read configuration file................ : 18
4: Automounting no longer works................................... : 14
5: firefox upgrade........................................... ..... : 14
6: Temp/fan monioring on Intel DG33BU motherboard?................ : 14
7: No need now to remember to switch on printer................... : 14
8: jiggling icons............................................. .... : 11
9: More ACPI woes?............................................. ... : 9
10: Updating X in 2007.1........................................... : 6
11: xsessions-error msg's.......................................... : 6
12: Just a FYI, VirtualBox-1.6.4 is out............................ : 5
13: connect to host 192.168.0.7 port 22: Connection refused........ : 5
14: BigDesktop with ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 on Mandriva?......... : 5
15: Brother Multi-function machine................................. : 5
16: usb flash memory............................................ ... : 5
17: Tables are not printed properly................................ : 5
18: bad superblock........................................ ......... : 4
19: HOw to install fonts from commandline (2008.1)................. : 4
20: My congratulations................................... .......... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: [O/T] Hans leads police to Nina's body......................... : 106
2: How to install SpamAssassin?................................... : 95
3: Temp/fan monioring on Intel DG33BU motherboard?................ : 43
4: Thunderbird * failed to read configuration file................ : 42
5: Automounting no longer works................................... : 40
6: firefox upgrade........................................... ..... : 40
7: No need now to remember to switch on printer................... : 30
8: jiggling icons............................................. .... : 23
9: Tables are not printed properly................................ : 20
10: More ACPI woes?............................................. ... : 19
11: BigDesktop with ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 on Mandriva?......... : 17
12: usb flash memory............................................ ... : 13
13: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 13
14: xsessions-error msg's.......................................... : 12
15: Just a FYI, VirtualBox-1.6.4 is out............................ : 11
16: Impossible to read CD after an update of my 2008.0 - HAL proble : 10
17: Brother Multi-function machine................................. : 9
18: Updating X in 2007.1........................................... : 9
19: connect to host 192.168.0.7 port 22: Connection refused........ : 8
20: My congratulations................................... .......... : 7

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Top 6 cross-posted groups
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1: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............. : 2
2: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 2
3: alt.os.linux.on-the-desktop-bwahahahahaa....................... : 1
4: alt.os.linux...................................... ............. : 1
5: alt.os.linux.mandrake.fr.......................... ............. : 1
6: comp.os.linux.hardware............................ ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 14
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 10
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 7
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 6
5: G2................................................ ............. : 5
6: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 5
7: Unknown........................................... ............. : 2
8: nn................................................ ............. : 1
9: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1
10: Forte Agent............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 45 (20%)
2: slrn.............................................. ........ : 38 (17%)
3: Pan............................................... ........ : 24 (11%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 18 ( 8%)
5: Xnews............................................. ........ : 17 ( 8%)
6: G2................................................ ........ : 14 ( 6%)
7: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 14 ( 6%)
8: Claws Mail 3.3.1 (GTK+ 2.12.9; i586-mandriva-linux-gnu)... : 14 ( 6%)
9: nn................................................ ........ : 12 ( 5%)
10: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 10 ( 5%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 68
2: -0400.............................................. ............ : 51
3: +0200............................................. ............. : 27
4: -0500.............................................. ............ : 24
5: +0100............................................. ............. : 19
6: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 14
7: -0700.............................................. ............ : 13
8: +1000............................................. ............. : 4
9: +0930............................................. ............. : 1

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