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#1 tmcclelland455

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:55 AM

Right now I think I want to start folding on my Chromebook. It's ARM based (Exynos 3 I think), and I'm on the Beta channel right now.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:57 AM

You will probably have to jump over to Chrubuntu to do it.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:57 AM

You will probably have to jump over to Chrubuntu to do it.

I think there was a way though (like some URL I had to go to and enable some things in the Flags).


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:58 AM

I think there was a way though (like some URL I had to go to and enable some things in the Flags).

If there is, I am unsure. Sorry I couldn't be of more assistance.


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#5 tmcclelland455

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:59 AM

I should probably summon @Whaler_99 for this.

 

If there is, I am unsure. Sorry I couldn't be of more assistance.

You're fine. :D


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:59 AM

Can't you use the Chrome web app?

 

I would assume it'd work with Google's own OS :P



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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:59 AM

I doubt it will give much PPD, really not worth it imo.



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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:01 AM

Can't you use the Chrome web app?

 

I would assume it'd work with Google's own OS :P

I didn't even know there was one.

 

I doubt it will give much PPD, really not worth it imo.

Every little bit helps. Right now my grandma's A6 has all of the weight on it's shoulders, and I need some more power. Can't wait for spring break. Hopefully my new heatsink will arrive and I can set Vengeance free again, to fold 24/7.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:02 AM

I didn't even know there was one.

 

Every little bit helps. Right now my grandma's A6 has all of the weight on it's shoulders, and I need some more power. Can't wait for spring break. Hopefully my new heatsink will arrive and I can set Vengeance free again, to fold 24/7.

This is the official Chrome App for it https://chrome.googl...obnofo?hl=en-US



#10 tmcclelland455

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:03 AM

This is the official Chrome App for it https://chrome.googl...obnofo?hl=en-US

Thanks. I'll see how it does and I'll report back shortly.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:05 AM

If the Chrome App doesn't work, and I don't think it will, the Folding App certainly won't - they don't support that CPU. Must be Intel or AMD general use x86/x64 CPU's, not the lower end ones.


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#12 tmcclelland455

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:07 AM

If the Chrome App doesn't work, and I don't think it will, the Folding App certainly won't - they don't support that CPU. Must be Intel or AMD general use x86/x64 CPU's, not the lower end ones.

I did manage to get the App running, but I don't think it's going to work either because of that, or because I'm at school.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:24 AM

You could install ubuntu and do it


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:52 AM

You could install ubuntu and do it

School Chromebook. I really don't want to since they will rip my head off.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 09:18 AM

School Chromebook. I really don't want to since they will rip my head off.

 

They cant, its against the law :)


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 09:53 AM

They cant, its against the law :)

Okay, Mr. Smartypants. They'll give me in school suspension, charge me $250 for a $150 craptop, and take it away.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 10:16 AM

Okay, Mr. Smartypants. They'll give me in school suspension, charge me $250 for a $150 craptop, and take it away.

maybe you can use one of those mac themes to hide it :P


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 10:20 AM

maybe you can use one of those mac themes to hide it :P

They're dumb, but even they have their limits.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 01:51 PM

It appears that it is working, and right now it's working on project 2981.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 05:51 PM

It appears that it is working, and right now it's working on project 2981.

 

HHmmm... A farm of Chrome books... hmmm...  Shit all for points but a gazillion WU's done. :)


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