Do something GOOD! with your PC – BOINC on RHEL/Fedora/Centos!



BOINC is an open-source software platform for computing using volunteered resources, Use the idle time on your computer (Windows, Mac, or Linux) to cure diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research.

Install BOINC

[code lang=”bash”]yum install boinc-client boinc-manager


Start service


Start service with:

[code lang=”bash”]service boinc-client start



Set to auto load on startup with:

[code lang=”bash”]chkconfig boinc-client on




Use the Boinc-Manger GUI to setup your account and add the projects you like.. and you actually do something GOOD!!!