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Message 12166 - Posted: 25 Jul 2004, 1:32:02 UTC

I cant get the linux version to install at all no matter what i type it wont run.

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Message 12170 - Posted: 25 Jul 2004, 1:47:49 UTC

First, you will have to make the download executable, by typing:

chmod +x boinc_3.20_i686-pc-linux-gnu.gz

After that, extract it by typing:

gunzip boinc_3.20_i686-pc-linux-gnu.gz

And finally execute it by typing:


It will then ask for the url and id number you received by email.

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Message 12681 - Posted: 27 Jul 2004, 11:14:22 UTC - in response to Message 12170.

I'm finding linux to be funny..

Myself, I ran knoppix, and clicked on the .gz file. it allowed me to extract the program in Konqueror.
I guess that Konqueror uses Ark to unzip stuff.

I renamed mine 'boinc' and just type boinc from the command line, with no ./ in front of it.

Usually, it works for me. Did it on a couple machines. Had one occasion where I saw the 'not an executable'

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