Notices: This section not yet converted to new layout. Download stats are rolling back out.

This is not the latest version of Foldit available.

Foldit

0.0.20141121

Package test results are passing.

Private CDN cached downloads available for licensed customers. Never experience 404 breakages again! Learn more...

This package was approved by moderator doc on 12/25/2015.

Foldit is an online game in which humans try to solve one of the hardest computational problems in biology: protein folding. You don't need to know anything about biology to play the game, although a little background will help. Most of the players of Foldit are not biologists.

Science behind Foldit

Documentation

Community

To install Foldit, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install foldit --version 0.0.20141121

To upgrade Foldit, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade foldit --version 0.0.20141121

Files

Hide
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'foldit'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = 'http://fold.it/portal/files/app/Foldit-win_x86.exe'
    $checksum = 'b4ef598e84a067cf2b65ab2be1d48bd3a2b674ba'
    $checksumType = 'sha1'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $binRoot = Get-BinRoot
    $installPath = Join-Path $binRoot "Foldit"
    $silentArgsBase = '/S /D='
    $silentArgs = $($silentArgsBase + '"' + $installPath + '"')
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                              -Url "$url" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                              -Checksum "$checksum" `
                              -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'foldit'
    $packageSearch = "$packageName"
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    try {
      Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                'HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                       -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
      | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch" } `
      | ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                                     -FileType "$fileType" `
                                                     -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                                                     -File "$($_.UninstallString)" `
                                                     -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }
    } catch {
      throw $_.Exception
    }

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • UW Center for Game Science

Copyright

© Center for Game Science at University of Washington

Tags

Release Notes

Program

Package

  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Foldit 0.0.20160729 265 Friday, July 29, 2016 approved
Foldit 0.0.20141121 234 Monday, May 25, 2015 approved

Discussion for the Foldit Package

Ground rules:

  • This discussion is only about Foldit and the Foldit package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the google group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or Foldit, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.

comments powered by Disqus
Chocolatey.org uses cookies to enhance the user experience of the site.
Ok