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I can't get BOINC to start with the rest of the startup applications and the software itself doesn't have that option, I've been reading about it on Berkeley's forum but I can't get the answer, it appears the 12.04 version has a lot of errors that the previous version didn't. Is there a way to do it?

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First, how did you install the Boinc software? Via Software Center or downloading from Berkley? – MestreLion Feb 26 '13 at 12:07

I was wondering the same thing, but then yesterday used System Monitor, and there is a Process running (Einstein@Home IIRC, grinding away at some data), so the BOINC Manager doesn't have to be obviously running for BOINC to be happening.

Check that, you might be just fine!

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try with bum , a good startup manager .open your terminal and type this

sudo apt-get install bum & sudo bum

by selecting you can manage your startup services ,:D

hope that helps

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If he installed Boinc directly via Berkley, bum will not help him, since the Berkley installer does not install the startup scripts in the init.d dir. You need to install it manually, and then use bum to enable/disable it, if you want. – MestreLion Feb 26 '13 at 12:21

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