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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: 206 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Sep 12 21:25:08 2008
Latest article: Fri Sep 19 18:02:04 2008
Original articles: 27, replies: 179
Total size of posts: 579,196 bytes (565K) (0.55M)
Average 29 articles per day, 0.08 MB per day, 2,811 bytes per article
Total headers: 262 KB bodies: 303 KB
Body text - quoted: 142 KB, original: 144 KB = 50.35%, sigs: 15 KB
Total number of posters: 59, average 9,816 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 40, average 14,479 bytes per thread
Total number of User-Agents: 17

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Top 20 posters by number of articles
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1: Jim Whitby ....................... : 17
2: Bit Twister ...................... : 16
3: Aragorn .......................... : 13
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 12
5: Alan Secker ............................... : 11
6: Jabali Pragya .............................. : 10
7: santo ................................. : 8
8: Jim Beard ................................ : 8
9: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 7
10: Adam .................................. : 7
11: Sindhu ................................. : 7
12: wisdomkiller & pain .... : 6
13: Unruh .............................. : 6
14: Ben Bacarisse ........................... : 6
15: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 5
16: David Mathog .............................. : 4
17: Eric .................................. : 3
18: F8BOE ...................................... : 3
19: Mark Madsen ..................... : 3
20: A J Hawke ................ : 3

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Jim Whitby ....................... : 51
2: Sindhu ................................. : 43
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 34
4: Aragorn .......................... : 33
5: Adam .................................. : 33
6: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 32
7: Jabali Pragya .............................. : 26
8: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 26
9: Jim Beard ................................ : 25
10: Alan Secker ............................... : 23
11: santo ................................. : 17
12: Unruh .............................. : 16
13: wisdomkiller & pain .... : 15
14: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 15
15: Ben Bacarisse ........................... : 14
16: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 13
17: A J Hawke ................ : 11
18: David Mathog .............................. : 10
19: Eric .................................. : 9
20: "Przemko" ............................ : 7

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Top 14 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 74.59%
2: santo ................................. : 69.87%
3: Bit Twister ...................... : 66.65%
4: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 66.20%
5: Adam .................................. : 57.87%
6: Aragorn .......................... : 57.44%
7: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 53.13%
8: Alan Secker ............................... : 44.82%
9: Jim Whitby ....................... : 42.88%
10: Jim Beard ................................ : 41.81%
11: Ben Bacarisse ........................... : 40.62%
12: Jabali Pragya .............................. : 35.41%
13: wisdomkiller & pain .... : 32.54%
14: Sindhu ................................. : 21.68%

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Bottom 14 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Unruh .............................. : 21.65%
2: Sindhu ................................. : 21.68%
3: wisdomkiller & pain .... : 32.54%
4: Jabali Pragya .............................. : 35.41%
5: Ben Bacarisse ........................... : 40.62%
6: Jim Beard ................................ : 41.81%
7: Jim Whitby ....................... : 42.88%
8: Alan Secker ............................... : 44.82%
9: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 53.13%
10: Aragorn .......................... : 57.44%
11: Adam .................................. : 57.87%
12: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 66.20%
13: Bit Twister ...................... : 66.65%
14: santo ................................. : 69.87%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: Samsung ML-1640 printer problem................................ : 25
2: Postfix problem: Cannot get mail from internet................. : 24
3: Unwanted kernels........................................... .... : 16
4: Copy installation of 2008.1 to another computer................ : 12
5: LaCie120GB external HD freeze system........................... : 11
6: Digital Xenophobia........................................ ..... : 9
7: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 8
8: Unable to open konqueror as root............................... : 8
9: USB Hard Drive............................................. .... : 8
10: run ASP pages on linux......................................... : 6
11: Postfix problem: Cannot get mail from internet [SOLVED kinda].. : 6
12: 2009 RC1 - I never get updates................................. : 6
13: Killing X................................................. ..... : 6
14: HIGH mem on laptop kernel...................................... : 6
15: Fonts not working........................................... ... : 5
16: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 4
17: During Mandriva install put Grub in superblock ?............... : 4
18: Running SMART drive self-test.................................. : 3
19: Bluetooth......................................... ............. : 3
20: Scrolling USB mouse seems to be too fast for Firefox 3.0....... : 3

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: Postfix problem: Cannot get mail from internet................. : 69
2: Samsung ML-1640 printer problem................................ : 64
3: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 39
4: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 36
5: LaCie120GB external HD freeze system........................... : 32
6: Copy installation of 2008.1 to another computer................ : 32
7: Unwanted kernels........................................... .... : 31
8: HIGH mem on laptop kernel...................................... : 22
9: run ASP pages on linux......................................... : 22
10: Digital Xenophobia........................................ ..... : 21
11: USB Hard Drive............................................. .... : 17
12: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 17
13: Unable to open konqueror as root............................... : 17
14: Broadcasting (was: Fluorescent Lamps).......................... : 14
15: Postfix problem: Cannot get mail from internet [SOLVED kinda].. : 13
16: Killing X................................................. ..... : 12
17: MDV2008.1+software Raid1+boot failure.......................... : 11
18: 2009 RC1 - I never get updates................................. : 11
19: During Mandriva install put Grub in superblock ?............... : 7
20: Fonts not working........................................... ... : 7

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Top 3 cross-posted groups
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1: uk.comp.os.linux.................................. ............. : 13
2: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 4
3: alt.fan.mozilla................................... ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 16
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 12
3: slrn.............................................. ............. : 6
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 5
5: G2................................................ ............. : 4
6: Unknown........................................... ............. : 3
7: Gnus.............................................. ............. : 2
8: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 2
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1
10: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6001.18000.......................... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 72 (35%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 36 (17%)
3: slrn.............................................. ........ : 27 (13%)
4: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11................................. : 12 ( 6%)
5: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 12 ( 6%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 11 ( 5%)
7: G2................................................ ........ : 10 ( 5%)
8: Gnus.............................................. ........ : 7 ( 3%)
9: nn................................................ ........ : 6 ( 3%)
10: unknown........................................... ........ : 3 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: +0100............................................. ............. : 45
2: UTC............................................... ............. : 33
3: -0500.............................................. ............ : 31
4: +0200............................................. ............. : 30
5: -0400.............................................. ............ : 28
6: +1000............................................. ............. : 11
7: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 10
8: -0700.............................................. ............ : 9
9: +0530............................................. ............. : 8
10: -0600.............................................. ............ : 1

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