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Message 2041398 - Posted: 29 Mar 2020, 21:01:44 UTC

I have seen several older threads that talk about a portable version of Setiathome, but have not been able to find an answer to my questions.

1. Is there a version that can be run completely from a USB drive?

2. I would like to be able to store the results of the different workunits to be able to view on a skymap program if at all possible.

Any help on either of these questions would be greatly appreciated.
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Message 2041511 - Posted: 30 Mar 2020, 4:05:14 UTC - in response to Message 2041398.  

I've been running boinc off an Ubuntu live USB, but it doesn't recognize my GPU no matter what I try(which is a shame because I'd love to see what 2 970s could do), so I'd love to see an alternative

If you've got a beefy CPU and are up for cpu-only tasks, that's a hack-y option.
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Message 2041516 - Posted: 30 Mar 2020, 4:35:18 UTC - in response to Message 2041398.  

I have seen several older threads that talk about a portable version of Setiathome, but have not been able to find an answer to my questions.

1. Is there a version that can be run completely from a USB drive?
The present version can be run form a USB drive, many people have done that when trying out Linux but keeping Windows instead.
However- you cannot download work to process on one system, and then process it & return it on another.
Thee server keeps track of which system downloaded the work. Downloading work, processing it on another system then moving the results back the system that downloaded it to return the results may be technically possible- but the amount of stuffing around & potential to trash all your processed work makes pretty much impossible, not to mention pointless.

And given that Seti@home is will no longer be sending out any new work as of the 31st of this month, there's not much point in even attempting to do it,
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