Projects / openThinClient


OpenThinClient is a thin client solution consisting of a Linux-based operating system along with a comprehensive Java-based management GUI and server component. It is intended for environments where a medium to large number of thin clients must be supported and managed efficiently.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  21 Dec 2010 23:59

    Release Notes: This release provides comprehensive kernel and system updates and support for the latest hardware. It now allows you to connect with low-infrastructure branch offices. In addition to regular network boot, it offers a local boot option with central configuration and update options, resulting in a server-independent start-up. Smart card support via RDP and ICA is integrated. The manager is now multi-client enabled. Innumerable clients of the same type can start operating after a one-time configuration process. The manager allows you to seamlessly import, export, and duplicate all configuration data and objects.

    •  30 Apr 2010 13:58

      Release Notes: This is the first openthinclient virtual appliance, a ready-to-go openthinclient server environment, including all the latest and greatest the authors' thin client software suite has to offer. It is designed to run on several virtualization platforms like VirtualBox or VMware vSphere/ESX/Server/Workstation.

      •  26 Oct 2009 20:03

        Release Notes: This version includes Citrix Receiver 11 supporting XenApp and XenDesktop, VMware View Open Client 4, and the original IBM iSeries Access 5250 Emulator. Support has been added for external OpenLDAP users and user groups, booting from local media, and touchscreen devices. With this release, SMB shares can be accessed via Nautilus, and monitor power management and desktop background images are configurable. Several bugs were fixed and some speedups were made.

        •  02 Mar 2009 19:36

          Release Notes: Openoffice 3 is now officially available as an application package, and CUPS supports serial printers. Furthermore, this release fixes some serious bugs and will work with Sun Java 6 Update 12.

          •  23 Dec 2008 09:14

            Release Notes: This release introduces a graphical installer and enables a service installation on Windows and Linux. The Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail and news client is now available as an application package. Hardware detection and auto-configuration of graphics cards have been improved and proprietary NVIDIA and ATI drivers have been added. The new printer package enables raw printing and AS/400 printing protocols (IBMPJLDRV, HPPJLDRV, and NETSTNDRV).


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