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    New to BOINC

    I just finished my new pc build and I'm interested in in BOINC.

    I installed BOINC and made an account on BAM! and I'm currently running several WU.
    Could someone tell me what are the most interesting projects.
    I also seem to have trouble figuring out how to view my stats and how to join a team.

    Any help would be appreciated
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    Re: New to BOINC

    Welcome aboard! BOINC has many interesting projects, which one(s) are you currently running?

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    Re: New to BOINC

    I currently run Milkyway, Seti, Roseta, ABC and Rectilinear Crossing Number

    Is there a way for me to view my stats or must I wait a couple of days for the system to update itself

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    Re: New to BOINC

    After you've completed your first WU, depending on the project, it may take a day or two before you get credit for it.

    After you get credit, you can look up your stats on any of the various BOINC stats pages. But they are usually another day behind the projects. Have a look at our BOINC sticky for links to stats sites and descriptions of some of the projects we have/are running. Since I've last worked on that sticky, we've expanded the projects we run drastically. So there are many missing from that list.

    Have fun!

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    Re: New to BOINC

    To join a team, you'll have to log into your account on each project you join. For example, to set your SETI settings (including joining a team), you'll have to click here: http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/home.php#prefs

    For Rectilinear Crossing: http://dist.ist.tugraz.at/cape5/home.php

    And so forth. Just look for the "Your Account" link on each projects' home page.

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    Re: New to BOINC

    I have joined the killer frogs on every project they were on.

    I also have received my first credits for my WUs so I guess sometime soon the stats will be updated and I will be able to add the stat pic to my sig.

    I would like to know how to join the killer frog here on the forums.

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    Re: New to BOINC

    That's easy.

    Under your User CP you'll find this link: Group Membership

    That will take you to a page where you can choose which group you join. Select The Killer Frogs and then click Join Group. Once you've done that, either PM me saying that its done, or post back in this thread for I'll have to approve your request.

    After I approve it, click on Group Membership again and this time you'll now have additional options listed at the bottom. Simply choose "Identify me as a member of this group" beside the The Killer Frogs and click Update Display Group. You'll now have The Killer Frogs banner listed under your name, and you'll also have a larger PM box.

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    Re: New to BOINC

    Approved!

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    Re: New to BOINC

    Great now i just have to figure out how to get my stats in my sig

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    Re: New to BOINC

    BTW,


    to the team!

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    Re: New to BOINC

    Yeah stats just updated
    Testing new sig

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    Re: New to BOINC

    Just had a look at your system. You are nowhere near your potential. First drop BAM. Set all projects to No New Work. When they run out of WUs go here to learn how to setup that ATI4890 to run GPU work. It should produce 50, 60, 70,000 or more credits per day by it's self. Then setup CPU projects that you want. These will be the gravy. A word of warning though. Stay away from Seti. If you have problems or questions post them here and I'll try to help.

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