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Message 466228 - Posted: 26 Nov 2006, 6:33:24 UTC

There's a number of BOINC projects that are for windows computers only.

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I have been watching for linux versions for quite some time and it's obvious there's little chance of other platforms being added. It's very disappointing.

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Message 466229 - Posted: 26 Nov 2006, 6:37:38 UTC - in response to Message 466228.  

There's a number of BOINC projects that are for windows computers only.

Nano-Hive@Home
proteins@home
Spinhenge@home
BURP
PrimeGrid
uFluids
RieselSieve

I have been watching for linux versions for quite some time and it's obvious there's little chance of other platforms being added. It's very disappointing.

Nano-Hive is open source.
Try asking over there if someone is working on a linux version.

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Message 466238 - Posted: 26 Nov 2006, 7:07:51 UTC - in response to Message 466229.  
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Nano-Hive is open source.
Try asking over there if someone is working on a linux version.

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Typically one must have an RAC greater than the pre-determined minimum for a project before one is allowed to post in a project's forum. This fact makes it a little difficult for a linux only user to ask about a linux app for projects that only support windows.

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Message 466377 - Posted: 26 Nov 2006, 16:30:36 UTC - in response to Message 466228.  

There's a number of BOINC projects that are for windows computers only.

Nano-Hive@Home
proteins@home
Spinhenge@home
BURP
PrimeGrid
uFluids
RieselSieve

I have been watching for linux versions for quite some time and it's obvious there's little chance of other platforms being added. It's very disappointing.


LHC@Home is a Windows and Linux project only and it's not open source.

Orbit@Home is a Linux project only, while there was WU's to get.


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Message 466450 - Posted: 26 Nov 2006, 18:22:57 UTC - in response to Message 466377.  

LHC@Home is a Windows and Linux project only and it's not open source.

Orbit@Home is a Linux project only, while there was WU's to get.



Some people were offended by the fact that the decision was made to develop orbit on linux first, then add windows. They overlooked the fact that a significant number of projects developed for windows and haven't released versions for linux or other platforms.

I joined orbit when the original website was still in use, and again when the changeover to the standard boinc type website occurred. I have "Account number 6" at orbit but unfortunately I had the project suspended when the few work units were produced and distributed. It's a project I strongly believe deserves my computer's time and hope to see running one day.

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