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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: 278 over 7 days
Earliest article: Fri Oct 31 21:25:07 2008
Latest article: Fri Nov 7 21:02:04 2008
Original articles: 31, replies: 247
Total size of posts: 657,207 bytes (641K) (0.63M)
Average 39 articles per day, 0.09 MB per day, 2,364 bytes per article
Total headers: 350 KB bodies: 291 KB
Body text - quoted: 119 KB, original: 152 KB = 56.23%, sigs: 18 KB
Total number of posters: 65, average 10,110 bytes per poster
Total number of threads: 45, average 14,604 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 ...................... : 31
2: Maurice Batey ...................... : 30
3: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 21
4: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 20
5: Peaceful Bill ............... : 14
6: stef ..................................... : 9
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 9
8: TJ ........................................ : 8
9: stef ...................................... : 8
10: egh ....................................... : 8
11: Aragorn .......................... : 7
12: Iordani .................................. : 6
13: Mauro Orlandini .................... : 5
14: Adam .................................. : 5
15: Jim Beard ................................ : 5
16: Alan Secker ............................... : 5
17: Wes Newell .......................... : 4
18: Marja van Waes ...................... : 4
19: Mark Madsen ..................... : 4
20: Dan C ............................ : 4

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Top 20 posters by article size in Kbytes
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1: Bit Twister ...................... : 66
2: Maurice Batey ...................... : 57
3: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 48
4: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 45
5: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 43
6: Peaceful Bill ............... : 28
7: Adam .................................. : 27
8: TJ ........................................ : 21
9: Aragorn .......................... : 21
10: stef ..................................... : 18
11: stef ...................................... : 18
12: Jim Beard ................................ : 14
13: alt.os.linux.mandriva Stats ............ : 14
14: egh ....................................... : 13
15: Alan Secker ............................... : 12
16: Iordani .................................. : 11
17: Mauro Orlandini .................... : 10
18: Dan C ............................ : 7
19: Wes Newell .......................... : 7
20: Mark Madsen ..................... : 7

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Top 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: Maurice Batey ...................... : 85.91%
2: Jim Beard ................................ : 81.18%
3: Aragorn .......................... : 66.49%
4: Mauro Orlandini .................... : 65.72%
5: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 64.62%
6: Alan Secker ............................... : 61.55%
7: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 61.13%
8: stef ..................................... : 60.80%
9: Bit Twister ...................... : 60.24%
10: Iordani .................................. : 54.71%
11: Adam .................................. : 51.28%
12: TJ ........................................ : 44.08%
13: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 35.01%
14: egh ....................................... : 32.57%
15: Peaceful Bill ............... : 31.81%

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Bottom 15 responders by original text (> 5 posts)
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1: stef ...................................... : 20.98%
2: Peaceful Bill ............... : 31.81%
3: egh ....................................... : 32.57%
4: Doug Laidlaw .......................... : 35.01%
5: TJ ........................................ : 44.08%
6: Adam .................................. : 51.28%
7: Iordani .................................. : 54.71%
8: Bit Twister ...................... : 60.24%
9: stef ..................................... : 60.80%
10: ibuprofin@painkiller.example.tld (Moe Trin).................... : 61.13%
11: Alan Secker ............................... : 61.55%
12: "David W. Hodgins" ............... : 64.62%
13: Mauro Orlandini .................... : 65.72%
14: Aragorn .......................... : 66.49%
15: Jim Beard ................................ : 81.18%

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Top 20 threads by no. of articles
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1: VirtualBox 1.6.6: Cloning 2008.0 installation --> 2009.0....... : 27
2: wireless signal "weaker" in Linux than Windows................. : 24
3: Problem with latest 2009.0 kernel desktop586-2.6.27-41mnb...... : 22
4: Kernal question.......................................... ...... : 20
5: Problems with latest kernel upgrade............................ : 17
6: Mdv 2008.1 and nVidia GeForce 9400 GT.......................... : 13
7: upgrading from Free 2008.1 (x86_64) to Free 2009 (x86_64)...... : 10
8: initrd-2.6.24.7-desktop-2mnb.img generation.................... : 10
9: [Mandriva 2009] X freeze (sometimes) with Nvidia driver........ : 8
10: One vs. Free CDs (or DVD)...................................... : 8
11: CD/DVD Burner............................................ ...... : 8
12: KDE4 mouse click............................................. .. : 7
13: Mandriva2008-2009: where are large Guides to KDE4.X?........... : 7
14: Totem won't play DVD........................................... : 7
15: Partition - used area anomaly.................................. : 6
16: S - L - O - W Boot with new kernel............................. : 6
17: UVC driver for 2008.1.......................................... : 6
18: My Mandriva 2009 installation.................................. : 5
19: munging email............................................. ..... : 5
20: FYI: VirtualBox 2.0.4 released................................. : 4

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Top 20 threads by size in KB
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1: VirtualBox 1.6.6: Cloning 2008.0 installation --> 2009.0....... : 57
2: wireless signal "weaker" in Linux than Windows................. : 55
3: Problem with latest 2009.0 kernel desktop586-2.6.27-41mnb...... : 50
4: Kernal question.......................................... ...... : 40
5: Problems with latest kernel upgrade............................ : 36
6: Mdv 2008.1 and nVidia GeForce 9400 GT.......................... : 31
7: Broadcasting...................................... ............. : 25
8: Scripting, UPS Selection, etc.................................. : 25
9: initrd-2.6.24.7-desktop-2mnb.img generation.................... : 23
10: upgrading from Free 2008.1 (x86_64) to Free 2009 (x86_64)...... : 21
11: [Mandriva 2009] X freeze (sometimes) with Nvidia driver........ : 20
12: Mandriva2008-2009: where are large Guides to KDE4.X?........... : 17
13: Statistics for alt.os.linux.mandriva........................... : 14
14: One vs. Free CDs (or DVD)...................................... : 14
15: munging email............................................. ..... : 14
16: CD/DVD Burner............................................ ...... : 14
17: Partition - used area anomaly.................................. : 14
18: UVC driver for 2008.1.......................................... : 13
19: Totem won't play DVD........................................... : 13
20: KDE4 mouse click............................................. .. : 13

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Top 1 cross-posted groups
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1: alt.os.linux.mandrake............................. ............. : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by poster
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1: KNode............................................. ............. : 24
2: Pan............................................... ............. : 14
3: Mozilla........................................... ............. : 5
4: G2................................................ ............. : 4
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11...................................... : 4
6: slrn.............................................. ............. : 3
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (Windows.................................. : 2
8: Thunderbird 2.0.0.16 (X11...................................... : 1
9: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11...................................... : 1
10: Opera Mail.............................................. ....... : 1

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Top 10 User Agents by number of posts
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1: KNode............................................. ........ : 80 (29%)
2: Pan............................................... ........ : 68 (24%)
3: slrn.............................................. ........ : 41 (15%)
4: Opera Mail.............................................. .. : 21 ( 8%)
5: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (X11................................. : 19 ( 7%)
6: Mozilla........................................... ........ : 18 ( 6%)
7: Thunderbird 2.0.0.17 (Windows............................. : 15 ( 5%)
8: G2................................................ ........ : 4 ( 1%)
9: nn................................................ ........ : 3 ( 1%)
10: Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 (X11................................. : 2 ( 1%)

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Top 10 time zones
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1: UTC............................................... ............. : 121
2: -0500.............................................. ............ : 51
3: +0100............................................. ............. : 33
4: -0600.............................................. ............ : 32
5: +1100............................................. ............. : 24
6: -0400.............................................. ............ : 7
7: -0800.............................................. ............ : 4
8: -0800 (PST)............................................. ....... : 3
9: +0530............................................. ............. : 2
10: -0700 (PDT)............................................. ....... : 1

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