Friday, September 20, 2013

x86 Thin Client release? Sure!

Creating custom distro under x86 architechture is quite simple compared to ARM :-P
This ThinClient distro can be used as a Live USB Distro (you can use LiLi USB Creator to create a bootable USB pendrive) or burned into an dvd or hd.


What inside this x86 ThinClient live distro?
- Xubuntu 13.04 raring i386 release w/ Kernel 3.8.0-30
- VMWare View Client 1.7.0
- Citrix Receiver 12.1
- vWorkspaces 7.6
- X2GO Client 3.99.2.1
- NoMachine 4.0.314
- ThinLinc 4.1.0
- Tarantella 4.20.909
- Remote Viewer 0.57
- Remmina 0.9.99.1
- Other terminal connection like Putty, x3270, tn3550 and more
- ssh and vnc server enabled by default
- conky info on screen
- default user: armtc pass: armtc

Download here or here

I'll be in Munich from 30 September to 26 October, if someone want to share a beer i'm up! ;)

9 comments:

  1. Great Distro. Thanks alot. Was looking for something like for a month now. Will test it in my lab.

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  2. nice share, i'll be try soon, when i'm finish downloaded

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  3. Have loaded it, looks nice...

    How do i get AutoLogin to work? the user manager doesnt have it?
    The RDPGUI doesn't work with this (although appears thats a Python issue maybe with the script itself).
    RDPGUI has an issue with /cert-ignore in this build of Ubuntu (although it appears freeRDP is verison 1.0.1 which is the latest, all seems weird...

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    1. Yes, sorry last version solve the bug on .py

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  4. Hi

    While here, what the application used to get the stats on the desktop?
    Where is the boot animation stored?

    Many Thanks

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    1. you can change it under settings, startup and applications (or run xfce4-session-settings), then open the tab "Application Autostart" and click on 'Add'.

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  5. Trying to get this onto my multiboot thumbdrive using Yumi. Sadly it isnt a supported distro. I have tried to add it using the settings for Xubuntu 13.04 and is a generic bootable ISO, but no luck. Mind assisting?

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  6. Would be interesting to see how it runs on the NUC (http://www.quietpc.com/intel-nuc). £150 + RAM is pretty cheap providing you boot from PXE.

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