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


Top 10 posters for the period:

rank posts kbytes name address
1 21 80.6 Jean-David Beyer jeandavid8@verizon.net
2 19 61.6 Tom Newton tom@server.invalid
3 15 52.6 Bill Baka bbaka@comcast.net
4 14 42.3 The Natural Philosopher a@b.c
5 14 33.4 Sebastian G. seppi@seppig.de
6 8 17.8 Two Ravens two-ravens@operamail.org
7 8 13.4 John Hasler john@dhh.gt.org
8 4 8.3 Michael Black et472@FreeNet.Carleton.CA
9 3 12.8 ilSimo simoNO@PROSCIUTTOesseemme
10 3 11.7 zeno geoffrey.froner@gmail.com
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109 334.3 Total for top 10

Totals for the newsgroup:
58 posters
176 articles
496.6 kbytes

The top 10 accounted for:
17.2% of the posters
61.9% of the articles
67.3% of the bytes

Averages:
3.0 articles / poster
2.8 kbytes / article
8.6 kbytes / poster

1 people posted for the first time this period.
They went on to post 1 articles altogether

The new posters accounted for:
1.7% of the posters
0.6% of the articles
0.2% of the bytes


Top 10 subjects for the period:

posts kbytes subject
59 175.8 Does kernel 2.6 include an NSA backdoor?
33 102.0 Prob w/ virtual terminals
15 42.7 ODE -- The Other Desktop Environment
13 48.5 Rebuilding my server
9 18.3 automatic start of computer
5 10.7 Debian Etch new install - no DVDROM.
5 10.0 Torvalds Was Wrong (was: Re: Problem with vim)
4 7.2 problems installing any linux distro
3 7.9 User interface ranting, was Re: Prob w/ virtual terminals
3 5.2 KDE 4.1 snapshot screenshots [eye kandy]

176 articles on 30 subjects
156 were followups (88.6%)
9 were crossposts (5.1%)

496.2 kbytes total
headers: 204.5kb 41.2%
quoted text: 139.0kb 28.0%
original text: 140.5kb 28.3%
signatures: 12.1kb 2.4%

Averages:
5.9 articles / subject
2.8 kbytes / article
16.5 kbytes / subject

Postings per weekday:

Day posts
Monday 11 *
Tuesday 10 *
Wednesday 16 *
Thursday 24 **
Friday 28 **
Saturday 40 ****
Sunday 47 ****
(*=10 posts)

Top 10 Newsreader used (accumulated):

posts newsreader user
57 (32.4%) thunderbird 9 15.5%
28 (15.9%) slrn 7 12.1%
23 (13.1%) knode 10 17.2%
14 (8.0%) mozilla 1 1.7%
14 (8.0%) g2 11 19.0%
13 (7.4%) pan 8 13.8%
9 (5.1%) gnus 2 3.4%
5 (2.8%) microsoft 3 5.2%
3 (1.7%) gemini 1 1.7%
2 (1.1%) nn 2 3.4%

12 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...