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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 9 19.4 Doug drwiser@socal.rr.com
2 6 15.6 Michael Heiming michael+USENET@www.heimin
3 4 9.2 Ignoramus16855 ignoramus16855@NOSPAM.168
4 3 7.5 the guy upstairs frank@divita.com
5 3 6.7 Douglas Mayne doug@localhost.localnet
6 3 6.7 Bit Twister BitTwister@mouse-potato.c
7 3 6.6 Jean-David Beyer jeandavid8@verizon.net
8 3 4.9 The Ghost In The Machin ewill@sirius.tg00suus7038
9 2 27.0 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
10 2 15.2 Mike AnonymousCoward@SpamMeNot
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38 118.8 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
67 posters
108 articles
262.0 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
14.9% of the posters
35.2% of the articles
45.4% of the bytes

Averages:
1.6 articles / poster
2.4 kbytes / article
3.9 kbytes / poster

38 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 60 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
56.7% of the posters
55.6% of the articles
50.7% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
11 21.3 Shutting down running programs
7 14.4 Ubuntu problem
6 15.1 Newsgroup access by Kubuntu
6 12.5 Changing Motherboard and processor
6 9.5 Windows Update Problem
5 12.2 Any way to disable automatic SMP?
5 8.8 New to Linux, need installation help
4 11.1 dumb Ubuntu question #1
4 7.9 Adding packages to kubuntu - in particular, mozilla
3 10.4 ULTRA SLOW LINUX [PHP HTTPD]

108 articles on 38 subjects
77 were followups (71.3%)
9 were crossposts (8.3%)

261.8 kbytes total
headers: 114.4kb 43.7%
quoted text: 51.1kb 19.5%
original text: 92.7kb 35.4%
signatures: 3.7kb 1.4%

Averages:
2.8 articles / subject
2.4 kbytes / article
6.9 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 7
Tuesday 5
Wednesday 13 *
Thursday 8
Friday 19 *
Saturday 24 **
Sunday 32 ***
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
18 (16.7%) thunderbird 12 17.9%
18 (16.7%) g2 16 23.9%
14 (13.0%) microsoft 5 7.5%
13 (12.0%) slrn 5 7.5%
8 (7.4%) pan 5 7.5%
7 (6.5%) tin 2 3.0%
7 (6.5%) mozilla 6 9.0%
5 (4.6%) forte 3 4.5%
4 (3.7%) knode 4 6.0%
4 (3.7%) gnus 3 4.5%

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...