How do I install BOINC in Linux? (general install for advanced user)
BOINC for Unix/Linux is available as a self-extracting archive. The download files have names like 'boinc_5.2.13_i686-pc-linux-gnu.sh'
This type of installation requires that you be familiar with the UNIX command-line interface.
After downloading the file (say, into boinc_5.2.13_i686-pc-linux-gnu.sh), type sh boinc_5.2.13_i686-pc-linux-gnu.sh
This will create a directory BOINC/ with the following files:
- boinc - The BOINC core client
- boincmgr - The BOINC manager
- run_client - A script that cd's into the BOINC directory and runs the core client.
- run_manager - A script that cd's into the BOINC directory and runs the manager.
The core client has a number of other command-line options. You may want to automatically start the core client at boot time. To control a running BOINC client, use the BOINC command tool.
Other How To's per Linux version will be written in this FAQ as and when I come across them (or you send them to me, email under the About button at the top of the page.)
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