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I am a linux nub so can anyone write me up step by step instructons on how to setup two instances of folding on my comp? I am using Ubuntu and I'm using my personal account to run it.

Thanks,

Ken
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Anyone?
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Why not just do SMP on Linux? I think you need 64bit Linux though.

If you have Ubuntu x64, try this (open the Terminal/Konsole, enter each line, then press enter):

> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
*answer YES to any questions*

> mkdir ~/folding/FAH
> cd ~/folding/FAH
> wget http://folding.stanford.edu/release/FAH_SMP_Linux.tgz
> tar xzf FAH_SMP_Linux.tgz
> cd ~/folding/FAH
> ./fah5

Let me know if it doesnt work if you try it.

I dont know about opening 2 normal clients. Seems a bit pointless, SMP is better.
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Will try and update. Thanks

Update: I found out I need to get 64bit Linux.
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Alright I can't seem to load 64bit Linux. When its loading and the bar is going back and forth it freezes. Any solution? I have regular Linux on the drive right now, do I need to uninstall it? If I do, how do I do it?
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Any help?
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Alright I can't seem to load 64bit Linux. When its loading and the bar is going back and forth it freezes. Any solution? I have regular Linux on the drive right now, do I need to uninstall it? If I do, how do I do it?
Make sure you burn the ISO as slow as possible to a disc. Try that if you didnt. It doesnt matter if Linux is already on there. When you choose to install the 64bit, when you get to the partition area, just choose "Erase all Linux partitions and use that space" or something along those lines.
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Check link in sig

If you don't want to use VMware, just follow the 2nd half.
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Thanks, when I get back on Sunday I'll try those options out.
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Alright I still get the same problem. When it loads the bar gets stuck and it stops loading. I re-burned it at 5x and made ImageBurn verify it. Any other suggestions? Could it be that I have the CD drive and the HDD on the same IDE cable?
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