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Notes


Download and Install Milkyway@Home

1. Join Milkyway@Home if you do not have an account.

Site: https://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/

Note: Record your email address, password and weak account key.
Note: If you do not have a team, join "Raspberry Pi".


2. Make a backup of your current microSD chip


3. Update system and install Boinc (in a terminal shell)

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
$ sudo apt-get install dnsutils whois unzip lsb-release
$ sudo apt-get install chkconfig dos2unix
$ sudo apt-get install git
$ sudo apt-get install cmake
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential
$ sudo apt-get install boinc
$ sudo apt-get clean
$ sudo reboot
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
$ sudo reboot


4. Download the Milkyway zip file.


5. Upload the zip file to the your Pi server

Note: You can access the download page in a Pi browser
Note: You will have to locate the downloaded file, for this example, "/home/pi" will be used.


6. Go to a ssh shell


7. Go to the bonic file system

$ cd /var/lib/boinc-client/


8. Copy the file to boinc

$ sudo cp /home/pi/milkyway_136_jesse_20160710_tar.zip .
$ sudo chown boinc:boinc milkyway_136_jesse_20160710_tar.zip


9. Unzip the file

$ sudo unzip milkyway_136_jesse_20160710_tar.zip
$ sudo chown boinc:boinc milkyway_136_jesse_20160710.tar


10. Extract the files

$ sudo tar -xvf milkyway_136_jesse_20160710.tar
$ sudo chown boinc:boinc -R projects

Note: This will extract and move the files to the projects folder


11. Attach to the Milkyway project

$ boinccmd --project_attach http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/ < your weak key >


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