But…is it running?

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Message 1961589 - Posted: 23 Oct 2018, 12:04:45 UTC

After an hiatus I reinstalled Boinc on my 2016 MacBook Pro (Mojave, 13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 2 GHz Intel Core i5, 16GB). After the specified time I see the usual flashy graphics/ screen saver, and then the screen blanks.

Question: How do I know that Boinc is running when the screen is blank, where before we'd see the screensaver?

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Message 1961600 - Posted: 23 Oct 2018, 22:44:15 UTC - in response to Message 1961589.  

BOINC 7.14.2 has fixes included so the screen saver works under 10.14 Mojave. To see the Seti screen saver, you have to be running a task on the CPU. None of the GPU tasks have access to a screen saver/graphics application.
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