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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 9 17.5 Matt Giwer jull43@tampabay.REMover.r
2 8 14.1 Unruh unruh-spam@physics.ubc.ca
3 6 18.2 amerar@iwc.net amerar@iwc.net
4 6 11.6 mailforpr@googlemail.co mailforpr@googlemail.com
5 6 9.8 Michael DeBusk chinos6398@mypacks.net
6 6 9.5 voipfc voipfc@googlemail.com
7 5 17.1 gana1nm@hotmail.com gana1nm@hotmail.com
8 5 8.4 linxlvr linxlvr@netscape.net
9 5 5.9 freightcar mynickname@geeemail.com
10 4 9.0 Bill Marcum bmarcum@iglou.com
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60 121.1 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
66 posters
145 articles
329.8 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
15.2% of the posters
41.4% of the articles
36.7% of the bytes

Averages:
2.2 articles / poster
2.3 kbytes / article
5.0 kbytes / poster

44 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 86 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
66.7% of the posters
59.3% of the articles
57.1% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
16 31.3 Need to install a package that conflicts with another
14 39.1 Deskpro: can't boot from hd, or run setup from floppy; not newb
11 30.9 Anyone know about Netstat?
10 17.6 router not routing?
9 15.4 hda purchase
8 13.8 How long can a bash command line be?
7 14.2 How to view LOG_DAEMON logs
5 13.6 Grub error - can't access HDD
5 11.7 liveCD (w/server capabilities)
5 10.4 How do I "clone" the root account / create a second admin accou

145 articles on 42 subjects
115 were followups (79.3%)
14 were crossposts (9.7%)

329.5 kbytes total
headers: 162.8kb 49.4%
quoted text: 63.5kb 19.3%
original text: 98.1kb 29.8%
signatures: 5.2kb 1.6%

Averages:
3.5 articles / subject
2.3 kbytes / article
7.8 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 11 *
Tuesday 22 **
Wednesday 27 **
Thursday 24 **
Friday 21 **
Saturday 14 *
Sunday 26 **
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
42 (29.0%) g2 19 28.8%
23 (15.9%) thunderbird 9 13.6%
22 (15.2%) slrn 9 13.6%
10 (6.9%) pan 3 4.5%
8 (5.5%) nn 1 1.5%
4 (2.8%) tin 2 3.0%
4 (2.8%) microsoft 3 4.5%
4 (2.8%) knode 2 3.0%
3 (2.1%) trn 2 3.0%
3 (2.1%) pronews 1 1.5%

21 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...