Folding@Home

Folding@Home

Fabio Colella (fcole90)

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Folding at Home - Help research with distributed computing

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After intalling the package you need to allow Folding@Home to check your hardware. You can grant this permission with the command:

snap connect folding-at-home-fcole90:hardware-observe

This is a packaging of Folding@Home for the snap platform and may work differently from other formats. Check more information or report issues on https://github.com/fcole90/fah-snap

What is it? Folding@home (FAH or F@h) is a distributed computing project for simulating protein dynamics, including the process of protein folding and the movements of proteins implicated in a variety of diseases. It brings together citizen scientists who volunteer to run simulations of protein dynamics on their personal computers. Insights from this data are helping scientists to better understand biology, and providing new opportunities for developing therapeutics.

More info Folding@Home is run by Pandegroup of Stanford University. You can find more information on the Folding@Home website: https://foldingathome.org

Usage You can use the FAHClient service, the applications FAHControl and FAHViewer, or the webclient at http://client.foldingathome.org/.

You can interact with FAHClient as a service, as described in the documentation on snap services: https://snapcraft.io/docs/service-management

Example

$ snap services folding-at-home-fcole90.FAHClient
Service                            Startup  Current  Notes
folding-at-home-fcole90.FAHClient  enabled  active   -

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License
GPL-2.0 OR GPL-3.0 OR MIT OR Proprietary
Last updated
2 April 2020

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