I have the issue of "Unable to connect to core client" that others have had in the past and their solutions are not working.
I do not have a firewall running.
The suggestion here has already been carried out by the install script:
Apparently the BOINC client is running but this is not reflected in the output of
Running Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, BOINC version is 7.2.42 i686-pc-linux-gnu.