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Old 04-27-2013, 02:36 PM   #46
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I don't ever look at their disk display. I'm interested in the tasks. Also, I had no problem installing BOINCTasks on Cinnamon. It is programmed to run on Linux.
Check their install page... BoincTasks [All languages **] For: XP, Vista, W7, W8, Linux*, Mac*

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Click on the Tasks tab.
 
Old 04-27-2013, 02:39 PM   #47
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Again, I use the BoincTask Manager not the BOINC Manager.
 
Old 04-28-2013, 08:19 AM   #48
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Again, I use the BoincTask Manager not the BOINC Manager.
Hmm, that makes things somewhat different, I'll try to install it, but the box warns me that it's an exe file, something that could potentially harm my box...let's look for the native Linux exec...
 
Old 04-28-2013, 08:21 AM   #49
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As I said, it's programmed for Linux. I don't know what your box in setup for.
 
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I don't know if it matters, but you might need to repo WINE.
 
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BoincTaks runs in Wine, could that be the problem? After all, Wine is a ***dows SIMULATOR, so that should slow things down I guess...
 
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You're asking me?
 
Old 04-28-2013, 08:27 AM   #53
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I don't think the laptop has BoincTasks installed. I think when I had the i7 on Linux was when I was running BoincTasks on it.
 
Old 04-28-2013, 08:30 AM   #54
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By the way, they have just make the Pre-Release version the Recommended version.

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It will take some time before it makes its way to the repo
 
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It dawned on me that I have been running their 32-bit program on my 64-bit i7s.
I've now downloaded the 64-bit version on all my i7s. It will take some time to tell how this effects the productivity of the i7s, but it is interesting.
I can be very slow at realizing some things.
 
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found it, it's a shellscript, had to install some more stuff, reboot in prog now...
 
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I know you could do it...
 
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It dawned on me that I have been running their 32-bit program on my 64-bit i7s.
Umm, this could be a detail - by the way, just what did I just install on my box, never heared of BOINC. It seems a "bundle-and-unite-all-computers" kinda thing where someone gets a tiny workload and returns the "homework" as a part of a collective taks...unless I'm mistaken...

Thor

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I know you could do it...
Yeah...but is still wants libnotify and stuff...more to install...
 
Old 04-28-2013, 08:49 AM   #59
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There are scientist that need mainframe math done with their projects but can't afford mainframe time.
They have come up with a distributive computing concept that simulates a mainframe. don't ask me how but it apparently works.
They can even use the GPU processor to expedite the math.

Imaging, GPUs designed to occupy kids time with fancy games being used to cure cancer. I love it!
 
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please tell me you haven't left for lunch!
 
  


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