BOINC stands for Berkely Open Infrastructure for Network Computing. It is a platform for running distributed computing projects, such as SETI@Home, Folding@Home and others.

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Why am I being disconnected from IRC when my computer is idle?

I use Windows 7 Home Premium. What happens is, when my computer runs idle for a while, I get disconnected from all the IRC servers I'm connected to. My client does not figure out it's been ...
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BOINC exclusive applications aren't triggering a suspend

I have BOINC running 24/7 and want to have it temporarily suspend while I am compiling large Visual Studio projects to speed things up. As things currently stand, the compiler and BOINC seem to fight ...
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Running BOINC on Debian

I run Debian unstable. I've installed boinc-client and boinc-manager packages. When i run boincmgr, it first says "Retrieving current status" and then "Unable to connect to the core client". ...
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BOINC permissions issue running as non-admin on Windows PC

I installed BOINC (running World Community Grid) on a PC (running Vista) under an administrator's account. When logged in as a standard user, and BOINC is set to run as a screensaver, it fails to ...
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Boinc permissions problem on OS X

I installed boinc 6.10.21 on my OS X 10.5 in order to upgrade from a 6.6 version that I was running today, and I am the admin user, and I was logged in as the admin user. As I was installing 6.10.21 I ...