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I installed Mint 18 today and got Boinc up and running in no time, but big fail with FAH.  The FAHClient installs OK but the FAHControl fails to install due to a Python dependency:

 

W: fahcontrol: new-package-should-close-itp-bug
E: fahcontrol: depends-on-obsolete-package depends: python-support (>= 0.90.0) => use dh_python2 instead
W: fahcontrol: binary-without-manpage usr/bin/FAHControl

Lintian finished with exit status 1

 

So consider this a warning for now, or if someone here has figured out how to get around this let me know.

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I realize this is in Mint 18 but, using 17.3 in an older rig, everything worked fine running through the chrome browser. Are you running through the browser or the stand-alone program? I haven't been very active lately, so it may only use the browser now. Just curious.
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I realize this is in Mint 18 but, using 17.3 in an older rig, everything worked fine running through the chrome browser. Are you running through the browser or the stand-alone program? I haven't been very active lately, so it may only use the browser now. Just curious.


In 17.3 I did everything through FAHControl and not the browser.  I like to run this Linux box headless and I used FAHControl from another system to manage it.  But I need FAHControl to configure the remote access.

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I installed Mint 18 today and got Boinc up and running in no time, but big fail with FAH.  The FAHClient installs OK but the FAHControl fails to install due to a Python dependency:

W: fahcontrol: new-package-should-close-itp-bug

E: fahcontrol: depends-on-obsolete-package depends: python-support (>= 0.90.0) => use dh_python2 instead

W: fahcontrol: binary-without-manpage usr/bin/FAHControl
Lintian finished with exit status 1

So consider this a warning for now, or if someone here has figured out how to get around this let me know.

Late to this thread but this is how I fixed it on my machines
Open terminal and type

wget http://launchpadlibrarian.net/109052632/python-support_1.0.15_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i python-support_1.0.15_all.deb
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