Tag Archives: BOINC

First Look – Solydxk

By | July 10, 2017

This is really what KDE Neon should have been. Not some buggy YABU but straight off of Debian. Hopefully those in charge will consume this distro and re-brand it KDE Neon. Having heaped that kind of praise it is not without its quirks. While the “Welcome” screen slide show you manually navigate through seems nice,… Read More »

BOINC’s Holy Grail

By | July 29, 2016

The holy grail for people with BOINC machines is a Linux distro which comes with BOINC pre-installed AND automatically installs the NVIDIA drivers so GPU projects can merrily crunch away. It also needs a tiny Web browser and usable text editor, but that is it. Every minimal BOINC distro project seems to die an agonizing… Read More »

First Look at Chakra RoboLinux and Linux-Lite

By | March 26, 2015

The search for a Linux distro where BOINC and the NVidia drivers allow access to all 384 CUDA cores without causing the infamous “NVidia Crash” has lead me to discover a new KDE based distro called Chakra. This is a fork from Arch. It’s a rather unique concept, if, they can pull it off. Stable… Read More »