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[O/C]Easy Linux Folding Setup Guide: The GUI Method

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Easy Linux Folding Setup Guide: The GUI Method
by ihrsetdr

For those folding participants new to Linux, the CLI (command line interface) can be a bit unfamiliar. And yea, we’ve all had the frustration of getting the necessary tips from the more experienced Linux users. Yet the developers of most Linux distributions have provided a very nice Graphical User Interface for people who well, live in a graphical world! That’s what we are going to take advantage of, just basically 10 quick & easy graphical steps represented in a series of screenshots. Please note that there are always other ways to accomplish the same result, and that the GUI method can be accompanied by the CLI way at any and all steps along the way.

First thing we do is navigate to Stanford’s download page: http://folding.stanford.edu/English/Download
Choose the Linux client(Linux (x86) and BSD *combined uniprocessor and SMP client* (64-bit build) 6.24beta )




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Vovan

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Gosh, its closed source blob. From university. WTF? Who sayd you are actually Folding? How about you are donating your CPU cycles(electricity bill) to Dr. Joe from Sony. Eek..
 

ihrsetrdr

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Gosh, its closed source blob. From university. WTF? Who sayd you are actually Folding? How about you are donating your CPU cycles(electricity bill) to Dr. Joe from Sony. Eek..

It's all about quality control, which is essential when doing scientific research. A controlled, document-able study is Pande Group's goal, and would not be so, if every code hacker in the World was modifying their work.

Open sourced GPL'd code is desirable, but understand the value of Pande Lab's work, and why it has to be closed source.
 

Vovan

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It's all about quality control, which is essential when doing scientific research. A controlled, document-able study is Pande Group's goal, and would not be so, if every code hacker in the World was modifying their work.

Open sourced GPL'd code is desirable, but understand the value of Pande Lab's work, and why it has to be closed source.

By all respect - you are running pandora box on your CPU. Period. No one of your assumptions can be verified, because, again you are running pandora box.

Opensource does not relate to commercial or non-commercial. It does not relate to closed group working on project or everyone hacking and forking. You might have 1k researchers working on opensourced project. If they do not accept outside modifications - it is their right, they are neither required, nor asked to do so. They can ignore any hackers.

Source is open mainly for two reasons - security and portability. In order to run the depicted SETI on linux you have to use WINE - here goes portability; or run binary blob - there goes security. You can just as easy install Skype and let Skype closed inner circle use your bandwith via a sub-form of botnet which Skype is.

If the project utilize GPGPU acceleration, both OpenCL and CUDA are either opensource or freeware and do not require lockdown of the entire source in order to work.

Is anyone aware of BONC or similar? ie http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_Open_Infrastructure_for_Network_Computing
 

ihrsetrdr

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By all respect - you are running pandora box on your CPU. Period. No one of your assumptions can be verified, because, again you are running pandora box.

Opensource does not relate to commercial or non-commercial. It does not relate to closed group working on project or everyone hacking and forking. You might have 1k researchers working on opensourced project. If they do not accept outside modifications - it is their right, they are neither required, nor asked to do so. They can ignore any hackers.

I'd suggest that you take these issues up with the project founder- Dr. vijay Pande:

http://www.stanford.edu/dept/chemistry/faculty/pande/

Source is open mainly for two reasons - security and portability. In order to run the depicted SETI on linux you have to use WINE - here goes portability; or run binary blob - there goes security. You can just as easy install Skype and let Skype closed inner circle use your bandwith via a sub-form of botnet which Skype is.

If the project utilize GPGPU acceleration, both OpenCL and CUDA are either opensource or freeware and do not require lockdown of the entire source in order to work.

Is anyone aware of BONC or similar? ie http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_Open_Infrastructure_for_Network_Computing



I've never run SETI in WINE, only run in BOINC, which available in Debian's main archive.
 

ihrsetrdr

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Thanks Dave. I put that up a while back, and have since felt that the article needed a 'touch up", for clarity on some points. Once published, I'm not sure if that's an option, but maybe I'll look into doing an update, if things materially change.
 

harlam357

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This needs to get into our Super Sticky material... I was unaware of its existence. Nice work Tim! :beer:
 

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Translation?
And Welcome to Team 32 Folding
 

torin3

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Translation?
And Welcome to Team 32 Folding

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So..it was spam.