Stats comp.os.linux.setup (last 7 days)


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 5 12.3 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
2 5 11.4 T. LIttle tlittle@1stnospamadvantag
3 4 7.9 Johannes Beekhuizen jbeekhui@duinheks.xs4all.
4 3 6.4 ben yates winston19842005@yahoo.com
5 3 4.8 kirankumar.277@gmail.co arunreddy199@gmail.com
6 2 27.0 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
7 2 7.0 ronald.a.johns@gmail.co ronald.a.johns@gmail.com
8 2 4.7 frank somewhere@rainbow.net
9 2 4.3 Nico nkadel@gmail.com
10 2 4.2 Chris F Clark cfc@shell01.TheWorld.com
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30 90.1 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
56 posters
83 articles
186.1 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
17.9% of the posters
36.1% of the articles
48.4% of the bytes

Averages:
1.5 articles / poster
2.2 kbytes / article
3.3 kbytes / poster

36 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 49 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
64.3% of the posters
59.0% of the articles
49.0% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
10 22.2 New 64-Bit Server (Centos 4.3, Dual CPU) HORRIBLY SLOW!
6 12.4 How to Start Program at Boot-Time as Normal User
6 10.8 sha1sum
4 8.6 most secure way to start root session without requiring passwor
4 7.2 I don't get /etc/motd
4 5.0 looking for internet radio app.
3 8.1 very desperate ... help on the "screen" command...
3 7.2 Grub Error 22 - Ubuntu / Win2k - Can't boot linux session
3 7.0 retrieve linux located in my pc but not reachable
3 5.5 lvm and hardware raid?

83 articles on 32 subjects
57 were followups (68.7%)
13 were crossposts (15.7%)

186.0 kbytes total
headers: 88.3kb 47.5%
quoted text: 27.2kb 14.6%
original text: 68.3kb 36.7%
signatures: 2.2kb 1.2%

Averages:
2.6 articles / subject
2.2 kbytes / article
5.8 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 14 *
Tuesday 15 *
Wednesday 3
Thursday 14 *
Friday 9
Saturday 11 *
Sunday 17 *
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
23 (27.7%) g2 15 26.8%
9 (10.8%) pan 7 12.5%
9 (10.8%) microsoft 7 12.5%
7 (8.4%) forte 4 7.1%
5 (6.0%) tin 2 3.6%
5 (6.0%) thunderbird 5 8.9%
4 (4.8%) slrn 4 7.1%
4 (4.8%) golded+ 0 0.0%
3 (3.6%) mozilla 2 3.6%
3 (3.6%) knode 3 5.4%

15 different newsreader have been used (versions unaccounted).

DISCLAIMER
Please, take the stats with a dash of salt,
quantity might not always imply quality.

Have a lot of fun...