Tag: NVidia

Mint 18 – Don’t Install Kernel Updates

 admin  December 6, 2016

Even when you have your updater preferences set to “don’t break my system” it appears things get broken horribly. After being rather pleasantly surprised by Mint 18 KDE 64-bit performance and how things worked well with BOINC I decided to…

Elementary Beta and BOINC

 admin  July 29, 2016

The other day I pulled down the 20170716 Beta 2 of Elementary OS 0.4. I tend to like the look of Elementary and if they ever get around the problems of 32-bit UEFI with a 64-bit CPU it will make…

BOINC’s Holy Grail

 admin  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…

First Look at Chakra RoboLinux and Linux-Lite

 seasoned_geek  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…