Weekly Statistics for comp.os.linux.advocacy. 7/19/2008



Number of threads ................... 392
Number of articles .................. 2596
Average articles per thread ......... 6.62
Number of unanswered posts .......... 238



Top Threads

Ranking Articles Subject
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1 186 [News] Charlie Mccreevy Turns EU into Intellectual Monopolies Ghetto
2 143 Re: Windows sucks...
3 109 For the SEVENTH time, please, what distro for an old computer?
4 98 Re: Please, for the SIXTH time, can somebody recommend a Linux distrofor an old PC?
5 93 [News] Cost vs. Worth of Ubuntu Linux
6 79 cli V gui
7 71 [News] KDE4 Desktop Finds Early Lovers
8 68 Day after day, more and more Ubuntu victims reporting random hard freezes
9 51 Stupid computer users
10 47 Re: It's 2008, and Vista ME can't move big files
11 43 [News] [Rival] Microsoft Lost ~$7 billion on XBox, Disasters Everywhere
12 43 Re: [News] Amarok 2.0 Approaches Release
13 42 Serious security risks found in Linux package managers
14 40 Will Roy Schestowitz...................
15 37 Why should I switch?
16 35 Lurker surfaces, annoyed at some idiot posters
17 34 Re: Google - Linux can wait
18 34 [News] US Patent Syetem Slammed in the Wall Street Journal
19 33 Re: CNET Does Very Weird Advocacy, GNU/Linux Rebuts
20 29 Interesting new Shuttleworth interview
21 27 Re: Linux Froth (Re: Windwoes)
22 26 [News] Yet Another Benchmarks of Linux Filesystems (XFS Wins)
23 25 Works when I compiled it....
24 24 Re: [News] Linux.com Editor Joe Barr is dead
25 24 Why I like Linux
26 23 Intel continues to kick butt while beleaguered AMD lays off employees.
27 23 George Hostler The Lying Prick
28 23 Xubuntu: "always screws up on me"
29 22 Re: [News] GNOME 2.30 Will be GNOME 3.0 (Version # Bump)
30 22 [News] [Rival] Microsoft Takes Over MSBBC with Insiders?
31 20 Torvalds rages at Linux security zealots
32 20 Amusing factoid..
33 20 UPDATE on switching from Windows to Ubuntu Linux
34 18 [News] Recession a Blow to Microsoft, Blessing to GNU/Linux
35 18 [News] Gone Are the Days of xorg.conf
36 17 nvidia ati on linux
37 16 New record as Apple sells over 1 million iPhones in 3 days. OpenMoko.... what's that?
38 16 Ending a Glasser Circus
39 16 C.O.L.A. Newcomer FAQ and Primer, Edition: 23 - 10/24/07
40 16 Re: Linux: can't install an office suite while the web browser is running
41 15 OpenBSD people == Masturbating monkeys?
42 15 [News] Review of the Xfe File Manager
43 14 Just a hint of the OSS goodness to come!
44 14 Windows Updates versus (massive megabyte) Ubuntu Updates
45 14 Ping: Snit and those who support him
46 14 Microsoft fees pay for anti-Linux propaganda
47 13 Linux: the only OS more likely to freeze when it's doing nothing
48 13 [News] [Rival] US Federal Aviation Administration Bans Windows Vista
49 12 Re: [News] Microsoft CEO Still Hates Freedom... Software
50 12 File transfer on Linux? Maybe - do you like to freeze your system?
51 11 Re: I'm Daddy's Little Slut!
52 11 Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record
53 11 ATTN: Alias lie for Linux -- lie your way out of it.
54 11 [News] [Rival] Microsoft Windows Hijacked Within Just Minutes
55 11 [News] Firefox 3.1 Alpha Out Shortly
56 11 Windows Updates versus (massive megabyte) Ubuntu Updates
57 10 Linux Weaknesses
58 10 Re: Rick cannot defend his actions
59 9 AMD fires CEO. Heads are rolling as AMD/ATI under perform
60 9 Asus EEE - 80% of units run Windows. Only 5% of UMPC market is linux.
61 9 Re: Leaked ISO Document Reveals Crooked ISO Amid MS OOXML Corruptions
62 9 Re: [News] Wine Reaches 1.1.1, GNU/Linux Runs in Windows
63 9 [News] [Rival] Microsoft Compares Kids to Criminals in Ships
64 8 [News] [Rival] 'Charity Killer' Intel in Potentially Deeper Trouble
65 8 Microsoft is WINNING!!!11
66 8 Linux more popular than windows shocker. Story at 11.
67 8 What a gimic!
68 8 Re: cli V gui
69 8 [News] Windows Developer Becomes FOSS Leech
70 8 [News] [Rival] Attacks on Windows to Increase
71 7 [News] New Free Software Project Wants Strive to Eliminate S/W Bugs
72 7 LOL: Clogwog sponsors Free Software (via XS4ALL)!
73 7 For the *LAST* time, please, what Linux distro for an old PC with 48 MB RAM?
74 7 "Primitive" Linux in Hollywood
75 7 [News] Single Unified GNU/Linux Distribution a Curse
76 7 Re: Prescott Computer Guy: Michael Glasser
77 6 [News] [Rival] Op-Ed: Microsoft CEO Should Just STFU
78 6 YUM Presto and deltarpms saves up to 99% of bandwidth
79 6 OMG! Did they just realize this?
80 6 [News] [Rival] More BSA-IDC-Microsoft Circus for New Laws Through Brainwash
81 6 [News] Salesforce Dumps Solaris for GNU/Linux
82 5 [News] Powerful Applications That Only Run in GNU/Linux
83 5 [News] [Rival] Microsoft Cannot Catch Up with Cisco and VMware
84 5 More good news for MS
85 5 [News] [Rival] Pystar's Mac clones must be recalled
86 5 How simple are newbies anyway?
87 5 Make Linux more competitive to proprietary software - project review request
88 5 [News] [Rival] Microsoft Desperate in Consoles War
89 5 ASUS - 'Bulk of of requests are for Windows, not linux. Linux is not essential to us.'
90 5 .NET (print) Magazine's headline this month
91 5 Re: How to crash Syncraptic? Just add a repo
92 5 Re: Bucky horse and donkey on your back Breeder you sick **** aka K-Man -- you cow. You keep mooing wolf!
93 5 [News] 10 Linux T-shirts and Iconic Logos
94 5 [NEWS] Number of Linux Distributions Surpasses Number of Users
95 4 [News] Early Technical Reviews of Free Software-based OpenMoko
96 4 Re: Will Linux EVER hit 1 percent????
97 4 SLIME (some things never change)
98 4 News] Screenshots of the New BLAG GNU/Linux, KDE 4.1 RC, LinuxConsole
99 4 Re: Nomen Nescio Woman Trolls COLA
100 4 [News] [SOT] Generation of "War on Terror" Makes Spy Culture
101 4 [News] [Rival] Microsoft Jack Disses Slashdot
102 4 Re: Suggestions for reporting program for OSX to pull data from MysQL
103 4 Re: [News] Another School Dumps Microsoft, Moves to GNU/Linux
104 4 NATO - OpenDocument mandatory
105 4 Microsoft Munchkins So Desperate That They Warp System Clock
106 4 Linux can save us
107 4 Re: I Hate this newsgroup
108 3 MATLAB 64-bit, Vista vs. Linux
109 3 Xubuntu Xtreme 8.04.1 LTS
110 3 [News] Benchmark: Linux RAID Versus Hardware RAID
111 3 [News] Viacom Gets Grubby Hands Off Google's Private Data
112 3 Internet Explorer is Not Fully Supported
113 3 [News] Linux-based Acer Laptop Gets 5/5, Windows-based Eee Just 3/5
114 3 Re: What sucks the most about being a Linux user?
115 3 Re: Thinking of going linux? The rest of the story....
116 3 SOURCEFORGE.NET (R)2008 COMMUNITY CHOICE AWARDS
117 3 Redhat "drops bomb with schoolboy error" - RHN (update) takes down websites across the world.
118 3 The Three Faces of Linonut



Top Posters

Ranking Articles Name
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1 322 Roy Schestowitz
2 198 Moshe Goldfarb.
3 160 Snit
4 146 The Ghost In The Machine
5 124 Phil Da Lick!
6 119 Linonut
7 117 Rick
8 97 Homer
9 95 Hadron
10 90 Ben
11 88 Andrew Halliwell
12 82 DFS
13 71 JEDIDIAH
14 68 Ezekiel
15 66 thufir
16 63 chrisv
17 59 High Plains Thumper
18 45 raylopez99
19 38 Tim Smith
20 36 Rex Ballard
21 28 7
22 25 The Natural Philosopher
23 25 William Poaster
24 24 Gregory Shearman
25 19 Maxwell Lol
26 18 RonB
27 16 Alexander Terekhov
28 12 WhKw
29 11 TJ
30 11 ray
31 11 bbgruff
32 10 Sinister Midget
33 10 Breeder's Blues
34 9 Clogwog
35 9 nessuno@wigner.berkeley.edu
36 8 Psyc Geek (TAB)
37 8 Tattoo Vampire
38 7 relic
39 7 AZ Nomad
40 7 Kadaitcha Man
41 7 General Schvantzkopf
42 6 ml2mst
43 6 pyurbutt
44 6 FAB
45 5 Ignoramus31221
46 5 Hyman Rosen
47 5 OK
48 5 Jean-David Beyer
49 5 Richard Rasker
50 5 Felmon
51 4 Bob Hauck
52 4 bugbuster
53 4 amicus_curious
54 4 Bill Yanaire
55 4 Baho Utot
56 4 Bob
57 4 Nomen Nescio
58 4 Ian Thompson-Bell
59 4 Subway steel
60 4 measekite
61 4 Steve Carroll
62 4 Darth Chaos
63 4 Douglas Mayne
64 4 Mark S Bilk
65 4 revanth
66 3 Jerry McBride
67 3 Ted
68 3 teel
69 3 KUTLOZE SCHEEFGEPOEPTE
70 3 Paul Hovnanian P.E.
71 3 Edward Stanfield
72 2 Michael Black
73 2 hwأf
74 2 Rob Schwenk
75 2 skydweller
76 2 the wharf rat
77 2 Ram
78 2 Fred
79 2 George
80 2 Borked Pseudo Mailed
81 2 James
82 2 Martha Adams
83 2 mariposas rand mair fheal
84 1 DALLAS RELEFORD
85 1 Damian
86 1 stan@worldbadminton.com
87 1 SomeBloke
88 1 Snowbat
89 1 hwf
90 1 Simon Templar
91 1 FB
92 1 Robert Melson
93 1 Robert M. Stockmann
94 1 deepakshanbhag11@googlemail.com
95 1 secretary@lxny.org
96 1 Sebastian "lunar" Wiesner
97 1 Sam
98 1 colastats
99 1 Attila
100 1 Tom Shelton
101 1 blloco
102 1 Baron
103 1 andylee532@googlemail.com
104 1 alt
105 1 Unruh
106 1 Anonymous
107 1 The Wizard of Oz
108 1 Charlie Gibbs
109 1 CBFalconer
110 1 Steve Carrolll
111 1 christos.jonathan.hayward@gmail.com
112 1 broken down tulip
113 1 The Original Demon Prince of Absurdity
114 1 caver1
115 1 ~*LiveLoveLaugh*~
116 1 John
117 1 none
118 1 karthikbalaguru
119 1 Nigel Feltham
120 1 Jim Sendal
121 1 jebblue
122 1 noone@home.com
123 1 notbob
124 1 AHappyCamper
125 1 Kelton



Top Newsreaders

Ranking Articles Newsreader
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1 396 KNode
2 323 Thunderbird
3 242 slrn
4 232 Pan
5 206 40tude_Dialog
6 197 Microsoft Outlook Express
7 160 Microsoft-Entourage
8 127 G2
9 104 Mozilla
10 95 Gnus
11 89 tin
12 51 Forte Agent
13 46 MT-NewsWatcher
14 25 Pan-
15 19 hidden
16 18 Tandy Colour Computer
17 11 Xerox
18 8 Microsoft Windows Mail
19 2 trn
20 1 COLA Stats Engine
21 1 THOR
22 1 MICE BeOS NewsReader
23 1 knews
24 1 nn
25 1 Microhard Lookout Expresstrain