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Message 1187269 - Posted: 21 Jan 2012, 22:09:48 UTC

Boinc stopped working and I have a notice that there is a later version. When I click update it takes me to a site in Hebrew to download the new version. I can't read the Hebrew, but I downloaded it anyway. It was a .sh file. I tried to run it, but it says no such command. I added execute with chmod to the file but it still won't execute. I'm not very good with Linux, so I have no idea what to do.

BTW, I went to the Boinc download link from my Apple and it was in Hebrew also. What's going on?

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Message 1187284 - Posted: 21 Jan 2012, 22:36:04 UTC - in response to Message 1187269.

Ubuntu has regular update/upgrades for BOINC. There's no need to install manually unless you are a masochist or are very familiar with Ubuntu.

I'm not seeing the Hebrew but it may be something is wrong with a local setting
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Message 1187298 - Posted: 21 Jan 2012, 23:06:57 UTC - in response to Message 1187269.

I don't care about the update except that I thought that may by why it stopped working.

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Message 1188007 - Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 13:11:25 UTC - in response to Message 1187298.

most likely it is. when Ubuntu sets up the BOINC service it does it in the background. If you do it you'll need to edit the BOINC folder to allow access. I'm assuming you didn't chmod your files. so they won't work as Unbuntu auto install had them set up. maunal installs and adding the lunatics apps can be a bit scary and difficult if you aren't all that familiar with the OS. Try reinstalling BOINC from Ubuntu and see if it starts working again
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