boinctui - Fullscreen text mode manager for Boinc client

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64 Official
Package filename boinctui_2.3.5-1_amd64.deb
Package name boinctui
Package version 2.3.5
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
License -
Maintainer Sergey Suslov <>
Download size 79.41 KB
Installed size 257.00 KB
boinctui is a fullscreen text mode control tool for BOINC client
It can manage local and remote clients (via boinc RPC), and allows
you to switch between  clients with a hot key.
boinctui uses curses library and provides the following features:
* Fullscreen curses based text user interface
* Switch between several BOINC clients hosts via hot key
* View task list (run, queue, suspend e.t.c state)
* View message list
* Suspend/Resume/Abort tasks
* Update/Suspend/Resume/Reset/No New Task/Allow New Task for projects
* Toggle activity state GPU and CPU tasks
* Run benchmarks
* Manage BOINC client on remote hosts via boinc_gui protocol


Package Version Architecture Repository
boinctui All All All


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libexpat1 >= 2.0.1
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libgnutls-openssl27 >= 3.0-0
libncursesw5 >= 5.6+20070908
libstdc++6 >= 4.6
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package boinctui_2.3.5-1_amd64.deb
Source Package boinctui

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install boinctui deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install boinctui




2014-06-09 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.3.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* implemented human readable values in raw task info window
* bugfix: incorrect dead line time for expired tasks
2014-03-06 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.3.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* bugfix: wrong scrollbar in task window
2014-02-20 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.3.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Build-Depend on libgnutls-openssl-dev instead of libgnutls-dev to allow
transitioning to newer GnuTLS. (Closes: #731171)
* bugfix: message list was shrink after any html tags in message body
* bugfix: unusable scrollbar in some of menues
2014-02-04 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.3.3-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* implemented mouse support
* scrollable widgets has scrollbars now
* optional ASCII line drawing mode (useful for wrong terminals 
like putty etc.)
* message "unauthorize" add to caption then authorization failed 
on boinc-client
* bugfix: last item of long menu has incomplet submenu
* bugfix: many memory leaks
2013-07-15 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* implemented detail task raw info window
* network requests moved to separete threads (ui not freeze then 
network hang)
* confirmation dialogs for some operations (abort task, detach 
project etc.)
* "Projects" menu restructured
* shortcut "A" added for abort selected task
* status line context depended
* configuration form automatically show at first boinctui start
* at "sort by estimate time" mode completed tasks moved to the end of list
2013-01-25 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Steffen Moeller (sponsoring) ]
* package is no longer native, created new orig.tar.gz
* added watch file
* provided man page as debian/boinctui.1 
and removed respective lintian override
* changelog: closing ITP with 'initial release' notion,
flagging earlier versions as unreleased.
[ Sergey Suslov ]
* bugfix: double free memory (potential crash after edit host 
list via Config form)
* "Sort by deadline" was added into View menu
2013-01-21 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.2.0) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* tasks list can be sorted by some columns
* implemented toggle "all tasks"/"hide done tasks"/"active only"
* migrate from openssl to gnutls-openssl
* bugfixes:
- unexpected crash in configuration form
- sometimes statistics panel doesn't update immediately after
switch between hosts
2013-01-17 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.1.1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
*bugfix: Configuration host list form's fields don't allow long strings
2013-01-08 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (2.1.0) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
*"application name" column was added to task list
* each column in task list can on/off via menu "View"
* optional key "--without-ncursesw" was added to configure script. This key can disable utf8 and
perform linking with plain ncurses
* implemented support account managers (BAM etc). Attach/Detach/Syncronize
* implemented add/detach project directly (without account manager) as existing user or as new user
2012-12-25 - Sergey Suslov <>
boinctui (1.2.0-0) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* bugfixes:
- percent done was always 0% on same locale setting
- workaround for negative estimate time
* Percent done for GPU tasks are color highlight (green for CUDA tasks, magenta for OpenCL)
* implemented GPU activity operations:
- run GPU always.
- run GPU based on preferences.
- suspend GPU always.

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