"Instead of a single computer taking a million days to
calculate a problem, distributing the research load can allow for
the same problem to be solved in ten days by a fraction of the
"Contributing to Folding @ Home on Ubuntu is very simple, and
can be done in just a few short steps. There are packages in the
main Ubuntu repositories that support installation, management and
removal of the Folding @ Home clients. Before I get into these, I'd
like to outline what Folding @ Home actually does.
"To understand how the system works we first need to understand
a few key underlying principles. Perhaps the most important is to
answer the question: What are proteins?"
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