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1) Questions and Answers : Unix/Linux : Newbie guide to setting up under Linux (Message 22723)
Posted 11 May 2006 by old_user139335
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I cannot find a basic guide to setting up Boinc under Linux.

I downloaded the .sh file and ran it - but I was a bit nervous about running an executable blind. It seems suspiciously easy for Linux!! I ran the Boincmgr executable and got the GUI, attached to a project and got going. However, when I closed the window it shut the whole thing down. It also lost the work - but I guess that was because I had got less than 1% of it done?

I normally run this machine at run level 3 to save memory. I assume that I should start one of the programs (Boinc or Boincmgr) at reboot from the crontab but which should I run? Are there any command line options?

Cheers

Tim.




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