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Gridcoin is an open source cryptocurrency (Ticker: GRC) which securely
rewards volunteer computing performed on the BOINC platform. BOINC is
an open source volunteer computing grid which combines the processing
power of individual users for the purposes of scientific research.

qrencode support is detected automatically; override with
QRENC=no ./Gridcoin-Research.SlackBuild

Miniupnpc (available on SBo) is optional for UPnP support. Run script as
UPNP=yes ./Gridcoin-Research.SlackBuild

You will need to edit the configuration file gridcoinresearch.conf
in /etc/Gridcoin-Research/ and place it in your home directory
~/.GridcoinResearch/ to provide the location of your boinc data
and any other configurations that you require. For details, see and in

Note: New gridcoinsettings.json file

This file contains settings changed by the node while running and
settings stored in this file override the read-only settings in the
gridcoinresearch.conf file (see changelog and documentation).

Maintained by: Edward W. Koenig
Keywords: boinc,grc,gridcoin,cryptocurrency,mining,blockchain
ChangeLog: Gridcoin-Research


Source Downloads:
Gridcoin-Research- (ca623bf70a55b228285f63ea230363c3)

Download SlackBuild:
Gridcoin-Research.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 15.0

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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