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BOINC with Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Product Overview

This AMI packages BOINC 7.14.2 (https://boinc.berkeley.edu/) along with the standard Ubuntu Linux 18.04 Amazon AMI.

From the BOINC website: "BOINC lets you help cutting-edge science research using your computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or Android device. BOINC downloads scientific computing jobs to your computer and runs them invisibly in the background. It's easy and safe.

About 30 science projects use BOINC; examples include Einstein@Home (https://einsteinathome.org/), IBM World Community Grid (https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/discover.action), and SETI@home (https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/). These projects investigate diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research."

Several BOINC projects offer gridcoin rewards. For more information on these projects, and how to earn gridcoin, see https://www.gridcoin.us/Guides/boinc-install.htm.

Version

1.0.0

Operating System

Linux/Unix, Ubuntu 18.04

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  • Amazon Machine Image

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