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SETI@home

Command-line Client Software

Command-line Client MAN pages and instructions

KEEPING THE CLIENT RUNNING:

Reporting bugs

If you are have questions/problems regarding SETI@home, please read the FAQ !
It will answer most of your queries. If you do have a problem please read our help page.

Version 3.03 Upgrade procedure from v3.0, v2.* or v1.* clients:

Known bugs


Thanks to the following people for porting SETI@home to Unix platforms: Joe Abley, Michael L. Adams, Hiram Clawson, Bill Coldwell, Charles Congdon, Chris Graham, Ryan Dingman at Omni Development Inc., Jeff Donsbach, Mike Easlon, Burns Fisher, Jeff Friedrichs, Gene Gotimer, Chris Graham, Lamont Granquist, Harold Gutch, Bruno Iglesias, Dean Johnson, Jack Jones, Patrick Keane, Lawrence Kirby, Eric Korpela, Mark Laubach, Oliver Lenhart, Larry Loen, Emory Lundberg, Douglas Liming, Wes Peters, Ken Plumley, Luis Pontes, Chris Pritchard, David Ray, Ian Romanick, David Rudy, Stein Morten Sandbech, Peter Schultz, Dirk Terrell, Kevin Wang, and Steffen Zahn.

Notes:

To download the software for your computer, please select among the following list of platforms. Once downloaded, if it is a .tar file, use the command:

tar xvf filename.tar
where filename.tar is the name of the file you downloaded. You can use the md5 checksum program to verify that your file is uncorrupted. (or sum, or cksum)

This page last modified: 2001-06-04 17:32:48 UTC (Mon Jun 4 10:32:48 PDT 2001) (Julian Date: 2452065.231123)

PlatformCurrent VersionDownload Mirrors
(click on one to download)
OS InfoChecksums: md5sumcksum
9672-IBM-S390-Linux: 3.03 1 2 3 4 IBM ZSeries, S/390 Linux4e4aa1c2804834e8dcfbdae72aeeaf21015371417206534
alpha-compaq-T64Uv4.0d: 3.03 1 2 3 4
6d5fae078058da9620eb528ce2103a98224153938017258
alpha-dec-osf3.0: 3.03 1 2 3 4
c2acc0c709af4a367c33f0a041fe0512359731377265025
alpha-unknown-linux-gnu: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.linux.orgddc9d38ffb5bc7c1189857fc054b7252258161128317659
alpha-unknown-netbsd1.4: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.netbsd.orgc7e8bcf85fde849f10a9c9317db5aca724713407452684
alpha-winnt-cmdline.exe: 3.03 1 2 3 4
5b576c1e542d2082299ef137c57e8e12195483726276977
alpha_openvms_bck.exe: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.openvms.digital.com9cf5dac1ff357b6f8806dd882c159ac4304142472855435
hppa-parisc-palinux: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.esiee.fr/puffin/8aaeb4f16b4703d6f9cbf91a75ebb0b4603503909621296
hppa2.0-hp-hpux10.20: 3.03 1 2 3 4
dcedba81ded6a487565221c358552ad543204529645771
i386-pc-bsdi4.1: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.bsdi.com61fc77ce1525c129ea52231630b9652755194509148429
i386-pc-linux-gnu-gnulibc2.1: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.linux.org6c0e5cd95c8005ffb658f968120be45304772614513637
i386-pc-linux-gnulibc1-static: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.linux.orgf1c9cc44ef75f5ca7c07b39edc71f71e344292349675872
i386-pc-os2-warp.zip: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.os2ss.com678c89308fd4b2ec13eab9475792f2f8014881758359133
i386-pc-sco3.2v5.0.x: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.sco.com/seti/53df16c6c95f7a136fa9df58e32ea133205034210672332
i386-pc-solaris2.6: 3.03 1 2 3 4
93b66018b4fe2a62ada4181814c4d860079883650612364
i386-pc-sysv4.2uw2.1: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.sco.com/seti/bb96334f283f7608bb572e9331a8eec345054894574500
i386-sco-sysv5.unixware7: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.sco.com/seti/a0dd8877401736d4e324753e2781afb3231124191321596
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.freebsd.org2dd4c9016059b7532ae721c7b92be821068323447533973
i386-unknown-netbsd1.3: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.netbsd.org93af0abddce335a3e5cc154b438b9a6006627369364940
i386-winnt-cmdline.exe: 3.03 1 2 3 4
d481476d3b3008e5cfc09239571651a7097333194655680
i586-novell-netware: 3.03 1 2 3 4 SETI@Novell7a8f2869fe3323e7d2becd0ce5a37c3463014769276727
i586-pc-beos: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.be.come2cccb219550e21c160f996ece72e640073452415677090
i586-sequent-sysv4: 3.03 1 2 3 4
17828204dc8530bef56b641dc7798bbb261313522655760
i686-pc-linux-gnu-gnulibc2.1: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.linux.orgba17d596fd07219c9c0eac4c1d5597a7379181757081182
i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1-static: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.linux.org5eb80fdc4fce75c23917323d784977ed378023322813876
mips3-sgi-irix6.2: 3.04 1 2 3 4
a05c242db736c811f7b8ef837d6ef43123015651228873
mips4-sgi-irix6.2: 3.04 1 2 3 4
136cd6675db4a0fce039ee461788204f144871083105423
powerpc-apple-darwin1.2: 3.03 1 2 3 4
40c17734b40d2c47aad3a82e1b7ffc18573252075530797
powerpc-be-beos: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.be.com02fb91ac19943a80572b35fd1dfc9ec2383921093248106
powerpc-ibm-OS400: 3.03 1 2 3 4 IBM iSeries (AS/400)08b460295926b3589bf754de07c1d063544612611258312
powerpc-ibm-aix4.1.5.0: 3.03 1 2 3 4 IBM pSeries (RS6000)4efadef26a23d9e6508140e032f4331f296471396398106
powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.linux.orgcb47ccfd01e6f9764edb74ce37aa216b546273724016950
powerpc-unknown-netbsd1.4: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.netbsd.orgb38aaeef31f70c21e53bbfb9f4af27ce222953968621020
sparc-sun-solaris2.5.1: 3.03 1 2 3 4
dc6e35a15c48eed3dc4eab28b91daefa2901720542255
sparc-sun-solaris2.6: 3.03 1 2 3 4
8dc42f20ce4a33c63a573468b398257a045851504291632
sparc-sun-sunos4.1.4: 3.03 1 2 3 4
45ceb65cf6c7e95a57ca24838788b61e37269502354826
sparc-unknown-linux-gnu: 3.03 1 2 3 4 www.linux.org1091488f55cbbfa4451c3f03cc9f817719325588492695
sparcv9-sun-solaris2.7: 3.03 1 2 3 4
3d879dd4f87c174cf16c9c5667813726532281263729121


Client Version Transition

The transition to v3.03 is now complete. Porting of v3.03 clients continues and there will be additional v3.03 clients available on this page in the future. Thank you for your patience. To verify your client version:
./setiathome -version

Clients previous to version 3.03 have been turned off completely
as of 2001-01-31 (31 January 2001).


The following table indicates replacement clients for older obsolete clients. If you were running one of the older clients, please note the updated client that should work on your operating system.
Client Replacements
Client that you have been using Client you should upgrade to
alpha-dec-osf3.2
v1.02 retired 2001-01-15
alpha-dec-osf3.0
alpha-dec-osf4.0b
v1.02 retired 2001-01-04
alpha-dec-osf3.0
alpha-compaq-T64Uv4.0d/EV6
v2.00 retired 2000-05-12
alpha-compaq-T64Uv4.0d
alpha-compaq-T64Uv4.0d/EV67
v2.00 retired 2000-05-12
alpha-compaq-T64Uv4.0d
alphaev5-unknown-linux-gnu
v2.04 retired 2000-01-31
alpha-unknown-linux-gnu
alpha-unknown-openbsd2.5 v1.01 obsolete client
2000-03-25
arm-unknown-netbsd1.3I v1.02 obsolete client
1999-12-14
hppa1.1-hp-hpux9.03 v2.04 obsolete client
2001-01-31
hppa2.0-hp-unox11.00 v1.02 obsolete client
2000-04-19
i386-next-nextstep3 v1.03 obsolete client
2001-01-31
i386-pc-linux-gnulibc1
v1.03 retired 2001-01-06
i386-pc-linux-gnu-gnulibc2.1 or
i386-pc-linux-gnulibc1-static
i386-pc-bsdi3.0 v1.02 obsolete client
2001-01-31
i386-pc-bsdi4.1 v3.03 client available 2001-03-28
i386-pc-bsdi4.0.1 v1.02 obsolete client
2001-01-31
i386-pc-freebsd3.1 i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8
i386-sequent-sysv4
v2.04 retired 2001-01-31
i586-sequent-sysv4
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.6 v1.02 obsolete client
2001-01-31
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.7
v1.02 retired 2000-10-25
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8
i386-unknown-freebsd3.0
v1.03 retired 1999-12-30
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8
i386-unknown-freebsd3.1
v1.02 retired 2000-03-19
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8
i386-unknown-freebsd3.2
v1.02 retired 2000-03-19
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8
i386-unknown-freebsd3.3
v2.04 retired 2001-01-31
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8
i386-unknown-freebsd4.0
v1.01 retired 2000-10-11
i386-unknown-freebsd2.2.8
i386-unknown-netbsd1.3.2
v1.02 retired 2001-01-15
i386-unknown-netbsd1.3
i386-unknown-netbsd1.4
v1.02 retired 1999-06-15
i386-unknown-netbsd1.3
i386-unknown-netbsd1.4.
v1.02 retired 2001-01-18
i386-unknown-netbsd1.3
i386-unknown-openbsd2.4 v1.01 obsolete client
2000-10-17
i386-unknown-openbsd2.5 v1.01 obsolete client
1999-07-29
i386-unknown-openbsd2.7 client port to be determined
i486-pc-sco3.2v4.2 v3.00 obsolete client
2001-01-31
i486-nonintel-winnt-cmdline
v2.04 retired 2001-01-31
i386-winnt-cmdline
i686-pc-linux-gnu
v1.03 retired 2000-10-25
i686-pc-linux-gnu-gnulibc2.1 or
i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1-static
m68k-hp-netbsd1.3.3 v1.02 obsolete client
2000-03-23
mips-dec-ultrix4.3 v1.02 obsolete client
2001-01-31
mips-sgi-irix5.3 v1.03 obsolete client
2000-06-13
mips2-sgi-irix5.3 v2.04 obsolete client
2001-01-31
mips-sgi-irix6.2
v1.03 retired 2000-05-12
mips[34]-sgi-irix6.2
mips-sgi-irix6.4
v1.02 retired 2000-05-12
mips[34]-sgi-irix6.2
mips-sgi-irix6.5
v1.03 retired 2000-01-11
mips[34]-sgi-irix6.2
powerpc-ibm-OS400
SETI400v33.savf
v3.03 client available 2001-01-26
powerpc-apple-rhapsody5.3 v1.03 obsolete client
2001-01-31
powerpc-apple-rhapsody5.6 client port to be determined
sparc-unknown-linux-gnu v3.03 client available 2001-03-27
sparc-sun-netbsd1.3.3 v1.02 obsolete client
2000-03-26
sparc-sun-solaris5.5.1 v1.03 obsolete client
2000-08-22
sparc-sun-solaris2.7
v1.03 retired 2001-01-05
sparc-sun-solaris2.6
sparc-unknown-netbsd1.3.3 v1.02 obsolete client
2000-03-25
sparc-unknown-openbsd2.4 v1.01 obsolete client
2000-03-24

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