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Month: July 2018

I found a prime number! PrimeGrid BOINC project

I found a prime number! PrimeGrid BOINC project

Hi everyone, Today, I got an automated private message in the PrimeGrid BOINC project telling me I found a prime number in their AP27 subproject. The message I got is the following, Here it is in plaintext: (This is an automated message. Replies to this message will not be read.) Dear AP finder, Congratulations! Our records indicate that a computer registered by you has found a unique Arithmetic Progression of primes of length 21. This computer is assigned to the…

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DLNA Player v0.2 released

DLNA Player v0.2 released

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I continued improving my DLNA Player software. It includes some improvements and also adds Google Drive support, so now you will be able to stream your music files stored in the cloud to your DLNA-Enabled device! By going to the new Cloud menu and selecting Google Drive, you’ll be presented with a convenient browser listing your files and folders, allowing you to select which files to add to the play queue. Once the files are added to…

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Improvements to my Finished BOINC Tasks section in my website and today’s [email protected] rank

Improvements to my Finished BOINC Tasks section in my website and today’s [email protected] rank

Hi everyone, Today afternoon, I worked on setting up a sorting option allowing you to sort my finished BOINC tasks by date and by host, or one of them in the Finished BOINC Tasks section of my website. The result looks like this: You can, for example, select the tasks that’s been processed today, for my AMD Ryzen machine, and you’ll get this: Note that I’m not an expert at HTML or CSS, but I’ve managed to bring this functionality…

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Learning and Programming Days – DLNA Player

Learning and Programming Days – DLNA Player

Hi everyone, I got my HiBy R3 music player some time ago and I’ve been enjoying it a lot, and I recently started playing the DLNA portion of it. Using DLNA with Android is a piece of cake thanks to an app called BubbleUPnP, for which I purchased the app license as it allows me to stream my media files without limitations compared with the free version. However, it is when it comes to the PC where I had difficulties…

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New Gridcoin BOINC Challenge: [email protected] – Installing VirtualBox and configuring the project

New Gridcoin BOINC Challenge: [email protected] – Installing VirtualBox and configuring the project

Hi everyone, Today, a new BOINC challenge for the project [email protected] started. This challenge was issued by Team Gridcoin: I went ahead and added my machines to this project, only to realize I need VirtualBox installed: So in order to crunch tasks for this project, I went to install VirtualBox as well as configure the project. Here I detail you the installation and optional configuration process, which is really simple: Installing VirtualBox 1. First, we go to the VirtualBox Website,…

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