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If I built a computer with linux and not winXP could I still set up the SMP client?
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Yeah. Linux SMP is faster than Window's SMP IMO.

This is similar to what you are asking and can guide you through. This is VMWare + Linux SMP. http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ng-vmware.html

VMWare allows you to have a Virtual OS running above another during desktop, but installing Linux and setting up to fold should be the same.
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Knitelife did a bunch of testing and found that there wasn't a significant difference in folding speed among Linux distros. Native Linux SMP is the current king of the hill for folding production, so by all means give it a shot.
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