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News from the forums

Here is the news from the Forums -  the latest live discussions taking place on the projects' BOINC sites.

See Project Message Forums on the right to access the Message Boards and all News for each project directly.

Phaseout of legacy site: lhcathomeclassic.cern.ch/sixtrack

29 Sep 2017
LHC@home has been consolidated and uses SSL for communication as mentioned in this thread last year. Some BOINC clients are still connecting to...

Phaseout of legacy site: lhcathomeclassic.cern.ch/sixtrack

29 Sep 2017
LHC@home has been consolidated and uses SSL for communication as mentioned in this thread last year. Some BOINC clients are still connecting to...

CMS jobs unavailable Weds 27th September

26 Sep 2017
An upgrade to the CMS@Home workflow management system (WMAgent) is planned for tomorrow (Wed Sep 27th). This needs the current batch of jobs to be...

CMS jobs unavailable Weds 27th September

26 Sep 2017
An upgrade to the CMS@Home workflow management system (WMAgent) is planned for tomorrow (Wed Sep 27th). This needs the current batch of jobs to be...

Possible systems failures

19 Sep 2017
We seem to be in the early stages of a system failure for several sub-projects. The proxy server has flatlined and my running jobs monitor is...

Possible systems failures

19 Sep 2017
We seem to be in the early stages of a system failure for several sub-projects. The proxy server has flatlined and my running jobs monitor is...

New SixTrack exes

05 Sep 2017
Dear all, After testing them as the sixtracktest app, we have just pushed out executables to the sixtrack app. For the moment, we have exes only...

New SixTrack exes

05 Sep 2017
Dear all, After testing them as the sixtracktest app, we have just pushed out executables to the sixtrack app. For the moment, we have exes only...

Client version 7.8.2 released

05 Sep 2017
Version 7.8.2 of the BOINC client has been released for Windows and Mac OS X.

Welcome Acoustics@home

05 Sep 2017
Acoustics@home studies underwater acoustics. It is sponsored by V.I. Ilichev Pacific Oceanological Institute, Far Eastern Federal University,...

Project management changes proposed

02 Sep 2017
In July 2017 a committee was formed to propose improvements to the BOINC project. Two draft documents are now available for discussion and review:...

Testers needed

29 Aug 2017
BOINC needs volunteers to help test new versions of the client software. If you're interested, please visit the Alpha test site and read the...

CSF sponsors crunching challenge for WCG

29 Aug 2017
The Crunchers sans Frontieres team is sponsoring the "THOR crunching challenge" from 18 Sept to 5 Nov 2017, to benefit IBM World Community Grid.

New Japanese site

29 Aug 2017
BOINC@TOKYO is a new Japanese-language site promoting BOINC and some of the major projects.

Deadline change for ATLAS jobs

16 Aug 2017
Due to the tight deadline of the ATLAS tasks, we change to deadline of ATLAS jobs from 2 weeks to 1 week. The ATLAS job takes about 3-4 CPU hours to...