Graeme Dargie arab at
Wed Jul 1 09:09:15 UTC 2009

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul B. Mahol [mailto:onemda at] 
Sent: 30 June 2009 23:49
To: Stefan Miklosovic
Cc: freebsd-questions at
Subject: Re: seti at home

On 6/30/09, Stefan Miklosovic <miklosovic.freebsd at> wrote:
> hi all,
> I would like to install seti at home client to my machine,
> There are tutorials on internet how to install it, but it is all
> about package called simply "setiathome". I dont see
> such package in a port tree. I was searching for similar
> one, it seems I found it :
> /usr/ports/astro/boinc-setiathome-enhanced
> If i go to install it, it is about instaling ~30 ports as well,
> most of them is xorg related.
> I do not want to install these X related packages at all.
> It seems futile to having written "WITHOUT_X11=yes" in
> /etc/make.conf.
> Could I have seti at home client without X packages?

I think you only need to install boinc-client and download right
file(s) from seti webpage.


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/usr/ports/astro/boinc-setiathome-enhanced is the correct package to
install, I have been running this for some months now and initially I
thought the same as yourself about the X stuff ... but you actually need
it even if you are running from a shell environment.



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