The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing is an open-source platform used for distributed computing projects, including the well-known SETI@home and Rosetta@home.

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AMD A4-5300 and GPU computing on BOINC

I have an AMD A4-5300 APU, which is a dual-core CPU and GPU. It is OpenCL capable. I am trying to get BOINC to recognise the GPU but it seems unable to. Log (snipped): [---] Starting BOINC client ...
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why boinc now on ubuntu 12.04 just run 2 tasks?

i use to have when i have the computer turn on and was idle having more than 2 tasks running at same time.. but now this is not happens and it is enable at maximum of 2 tasks at same time, i don know ...
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ubuntu starts to be slow

I have ubuntu 10.04 since 2010..almost no problems, maybe missing some programs/features from windows but no regrets.. but recently it starts to slow down, to even stop sometimes, and i need to ...
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What is the correct way of installing BOINC software?

I've been trying to install the Boinc software (http://boinc.berkeley.edu/), I could do it in Ubuntu 12.04 but it never worked as well as in Windows (couldn't get it on the systray icons, to be a ...
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OpenCL problem after installing Catalyst 14.4

Have just done a hardware upgrade with Ubuntu 14.04, using an AMD APU A10-7700K, and installed Catalyst 14.4 package from AMD website. I now have a problem with BOINC 7.2.42 in that it doesn't see ...
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Stop Boinc from auto-start on system boot

I have installed Boinc and subscribed to the projects I used to have on my old Windows machine. Everything works fine with one exception. I did not see any option in Boinc Manager to specify if I want ...
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Proccessor is busy all the time

I don't really remember when the laptop first started to experienced this problem but the problem is when I open my laptop, I don't know how or why, it is like the laptop is starting to make a dozens ...
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Using BOINC for new platforms

I have a new utilite pro system (quad core Cortex A9 w/ 2 GB Ram). System came preloaded with ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded boinc and boinc-manager packages. After not finding any "projects" with ...
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libcurl error when running Boinc

I downloaded the latest versione of Boinc x64. When I run the manager, there is an error ./boincmgr: error while loading shared libraries: libcurl.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file ...
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Restart service minutes after startup

I have a situation where I'm looking to run a service restart a couple minutes after startup. The particulars as to why are as follows, but the essense of my question is basically captured in in that ...
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Check CUDA GPU usage

I've been number crunching using boinc for several years now and I'm starting to get into more computational stuff that uses CUDA. I was wondering if there is a way to check which processes are ...
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Boinc not working

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 last week and Boinc stopped running instantly. I understand that there is a problem with Boinc and 12.04 -- there seems to be finger pointing in both directions at this ...
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How do I get BOINC's icon to show up in the system tray?

I installed Berkeley's BOINC software in Windows and I loved it, however I'm having some problems using it in Ubuntu 12.04: One of then is that the software doesn't appear in the systray, only in the ...
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How to Install boinc at /home

I was wondering how can i install boinc at /home folder. I have an ssd for root and /home on a hdd. Since boinc does lot of write/read i would like to avoid installing it on my ssd (which i already ...
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How can I configure BOINC to start at startup?

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 ...
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How can I motivate the community to use boinc? [closed]

boinc is a really nice application to use on background of a computer that can help science projects and humanity as a all. I would like somehow to encourage people use boinc with their preferences ...
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Why do a lot of programs crash in segmentation fault?

For a few days, a lot of programs do not launch properly. This includes Skype, Oracle VM Virtualbox, Scilab, Boinc, LÖVE, OMG! Words! and a little Java program I downloaded from the web (RemoteDroid). ...