Package Details: foldingathome 7.4.4-3

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Package Base: foldingathome
Description: Folding@Home is a distributed computing project which studies protein folding, misfolding, aggregation, and related diseases.
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Licenses: custom
Conflicts: foldingathome-v7
Replaces: foldingathome-v7
Submitter: dtw
Maintainer: paul2lv
Last Packager: paul2lv
Votes: 71
Popularity: 0.866301
First Submitted: 2007-06-28 14:55
Last Updated: 2015-11-05 16:42

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zekesonxx commented on 2015-09-09 16:45

opencl-mesa should be added as an optional dep for folding with AMD GPUs.

Synthead commented on 2014-12-08 23:49

foldingathome.service should be installed to /usr/lib/systemd/system/, not /etc/systemd/system/.

dmartins commented on 2013-12-21 19:05

In order to use the GPU client on a Nvidia card, opencl-nvidia is also required.

jpkotta commented on 2013-10-30 16:53

I've made a new version of this that creates an fah user and runs the client as that instead of root. Let me know what you think.

paul2lv commented on 2013-02-20 14:39

Updated to the latest version and dropped initscript support.

paul2lv commented on 2013-01-06 19:58

Adopted and updated!
If anyone was using my old foldingathome-v7 package, please update to this one and copy your config.xml from the /opt/fah-v7/ folder to the /opt/fah/ folder.

paul2lv commented on 2013-01-02 19:37

I just sent that TU an email and asked him if would orphan it for me.
We will see....

Snowman commented on 2013-01-02 18:44

It would make more sense to update the foldingathome PKGBUILD instead of creating this one. The foldingathome PKGBUILD is maintained by a TU but it has been out-of date for 6 months. You might want to report/ask for help on the aur ML.

paul2lv commented on 2012-10-02 08:55

Updated the package to include a systemd script and to fix the download error.
Thanks to luolimao for all the help!

luolimao commented on 2012-10-02 00:46

Also, the systemd script appears to work fine; it should be all right to add to the package.

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