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What do I need to participate in LHC@home?

What do I need to participate in LHC@home?

You need a computer connected to the Internet with at least 512MB of RAM and 9GB of free hard disk space. It can run Windows, MacOSX or Linux.

To run any of our LHC@home applications, you will need to install BOINC.

For other applications than Sixtrack, you will also need to install VirtualBox.

For more information, please see our installation guide.