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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 6 19.0 Matt Giwer jull43@tampabay.REMover.r
2 6 16.1 ***** charles someone@out-there.com
3 6 16.0 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
4 5 6.0 John Hasler john@dhh.gt.org
5 4 11.8 spamkill@charter.net spamkill@charter.net
6 4 8.3 voipfc voipfc@googlemail.com
7 3 6.2 Chris F.A. Johnson cfajohnson@gmail.com
8 3 6.0 Wade wadesmart@gmail.com
9 3 5.7 Mike mdh@deadspam.com
10 3 5.4 Jim Garrison jhg@athensgroup.com
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43 100.6 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
65 posters
121 articles
289.1 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
15.4% of the posters
35.5% of the articles
34.8% of the bytes

Averages:
1.9 articles / poster
2.4 kbytes / article
4.4 kbytes / poster

43 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 70 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
66.2% of the posters
57.9% of the articles
51.0% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
12 24.2 Program to track changes and roll them back.
10 20.5 best distro to install on CF card?
8 22.9 Busted Debian install?
8 18.5 Booting Linux from an external USB drive
5 16.7 Ubuntu vs. SUSE, Gnome vs. KDE
5 13.2 setup network problem
5 12.8 New Install Needing Partition Help
5 10.8 Linux version for dual booting?
4 7.9 Unable to boot linux
4 7.5 Means of saving bash_history regularly

121 articles on 40 subjects
88 were followups (72.7%)
1 were crossposts (0.8%)

288.6 kbytes total
headers: 132.9kb 46.0%
quoted text: 61.6kb 21.3%
original text: 88.0kb 30.5%
signatures: 6.2kb 2.1%

Averages:
3.0 articles / subject
2.4 kbytes / article
7.2 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 24 **
Tuesday 22 **
Wednesday 16 *
Thursday 16 *
Friday 13 *
Saturday 20 **
Sunday 10 *
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
38 (31.4%) g2 25 38.5%
12 (9.9%) slrn 8 12.3%
11 (9.1%) thunderbird 6 9.2%
8 (6.6%) mozilla 3 4.6%
8 (6.6%) microsoft 3 4.6%
8 (6.6%) knode 5 7.7%
7 (5.8%) forte 3 4.6%
6 (5.0%) pan 4 6.2%
6 (5.0%) gnus 2 3.1%
5 (4.1%) tin 1 1.5%

16 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...