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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 4 7.3 Andrew Madsen andrew.madsen@harley-davi
2 4 7.1 Bill Marcum marcumbill@bellsouth.net
3 2 27.7 FAQ (bi-weekly) comp.os.linux.setup-FAQ@w
4 2 6.9 Lasantha all2linux@gmail.com
5 2 6.3 Alex Fraser me@privacy.net
6 2 5.7 George groups@nobody.athome
7 2 5.0 spike1@freenet.co.uk spike1@freenet.co.uk
8 2 4.8 Ignoramus7591 ignoramus7591@NOSPAM.7591
9 2 4.4 Jean-David Beyer jeandavid8@verizon.net
10 2 3.6 Alexander N. Spitzer nntp@BonsaiBonanza.com
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24 78.8 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
32 posters
46 articles
128.5 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
31.2% of the posters
52.2% of the articles
61.3% of the bytes

Averages:
1.4 articles / poster
2.8 kbytes / article
4.0 kbytes / poster

4 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 4 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
12.5% of the posters
8.7% of the articles
6.3% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
9 21.3 Linux as Proxy Server
7 14.3 libselinux
4 9.0 How to use the entire harddisk?
3 4.2 wireless help
2 27.7 A new reader? Welcome to comp.os.linux.setup, read this first i
2 6.9 Virtual users(dovecot) authentication in sendmail
2 6.3 GRUB - changing boot drive
2 5.9 I am looking for a Linux System Administrator.
2 4.2 Reg:Configuring Windows booting in grub.conf
2 3.9 start VNC with Gnome and xhost +

46 articles on 20 subjects
28 were followups (60.9%)
21 were crossposts (45.7%)

128.4 kbytes total
headers: 52.2kb 40.6%
quoted text: 20.7kb 16.1%
original text: 53.2kb 41.5%
signatures: 2.3kb 1.8%

Averages:
2.3 articles / subject
2.8 kbytes / article
6.4 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 4
Tuesday 1
Wednesday 6
Thursday 11 *
Friday 6
Saturday 11 *
Sunday 7
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
10 (21.7%) g2 9 28.1%
9 (19.6%) microsoft 4 12.5%
8 (17.4%) thunderbird 6 18.8%
8 (17.4%) slrn 4 12.5%
3 (6.5%) tin 2 6.2%
2 (4.3%) post-direct 1 3.1%
2 (4.3%) mozilla 2 6.2%
1 (2.2%) turnpike 1 3.1%
1 (2.2%) postdirect 1 3.1%
1 (2.2%) pan 1 3.1%

10 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...