Editing the PXE Boot Menu using Ubuntu 18.04 LTSP

I had the idea to present the user with a PXE menu to install Ubuntu. After researching the idea, I decided to forgo this option, and utilize instead a zenity menu that could also be accessed by epoptes: github.com/jphein/boxen/… However if you are interested in the PXE boot menu, and netbooting into a Ubuntu install Read more about Editing the PXE Boot Menu using Ubuntu 18.04 LTSP[…]

Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops

Ubuntu and LTSP can provide a platform for providing desktops environments in many different ways. LTSP already comes with these client scripts: kiosk – Firefox running locally on thin client. ldm – Linux desktop running remotely on local server. menu – Interactive Menu shell – Drop to root bash shell running locally on thin client. Read more about Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops[…]

How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux®

Running Windows allows you to easily access proprietary closed source vertical market software. Using  an Azure Nvidia Tesla virtual machine lets you run graphic intensive programs in the cloud. For instance 2D and 3D CAD Drafting, Video, and 3D educational tools. Even 3D games! O_O Coupled with BoXenLinux, and a decent Internet connection you can dramatically reduce Read more about How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux®[…]

How to Remote Desktop with Microphone Redirection for Google Hangouts and Google Drive Dictation Using Ubuntu 18.10 Client and Windows 2016 or 2012r2 Server

FreeRDP 2.0.0-r3 has improved microphone redirection. We can also enable sound, USB drive hotplug automount and redirection, multi monitor support, and video streaming. Install the FreeRDP nightlies: sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb pub.freerdp.com/reposito… -cs)/ freerdp-nightly main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/freerdp-nightly.list’ wget -O – pub.freerdp.com/reposito… | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt update sudo apt install –yes freerdp-nightly Read more about How to Remote Desktop with Microphone Redirection for Google Hangouts and Google Drive Dictation Using Ubuntu 18.10 Client and Windows 2016 or 2012r2 Server[…]

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How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly

Build a chroot client The Greek Schools repository  sudo add-apt-repository –yes ppa:ts.sch.gr Grab freerdp’s key  cd /etc/ltsp sudo wget pub.freerdp.com/reposito… Option 1 – with command sudo ltsp-build-client –purge-chroot –mount-package-cache –mirror ‘http://azure.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/’ \ –apt-keys ‘/etc/ltsp/ADD6BF6D97CE5D8D.asc, /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/ts_sch_gr_ubuntu_ppa.gpg’ \ –extra-mirror ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ts.sch.gr/ppa/ubuntu bionic main, pub.freerdp.com/reposito… freerdp-nightly main’ \ –late-packages epoptes-client freerdp-nightly –prompt-rootpass \ OR, Option 2 – using my Read more about How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly[…]

Wireless thin client using Ubuntu 18.04.1 named BoXenbaby

UPDATE: BoXenbaby is simply Ubuntu 18.04.1 Desktop minimal install with OpenVPN,  FreeRDP-nightly, and other modern clients. This document describes how to: Automatic Install Part 1 – PXE Install BoXenbaby to a computer plugged into a BoXenbrain network. Manual Install Part 2 – USB Install BoXenbaby with a USB drive. Download the usb image here: Check Read more about Wireless thin client using Ubuntu 18.04.1 named BoXenbaby[…]

KVM-VDI Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

Sweet new open source project: github.com/Seitanas/kvm-… It is required to run the installation readme above to use KVM-VDI. KVM-VDI does not come with a built in LTSP (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into a KVM-VDI, and want full control using lts.conf. Run the Read more about KVM-VDI Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu 16.04 xenial[…]

Spice Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu

LTSP does not come with a built in Spice (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into a KVM VDI. I use the virt-viewer package. Run the following on your Ubuntu LTSP server: ltsp-chroot –arch <base> -m apt-get install virt-viewer exit NOTE: You can also Read more about Spice Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu[…]

3 Free Linux based thin client distributions (Thinclient OS) [FREE]

Thinstation X2OS iPXE (you can use this to chain load other thin OS’s over the internet, nfs, smb, etc..) Very small, and configurable. Supports some wireless cards. Basically a zero client. < 1MB.   Ubuntu LTSP! Zero clients that boot over PXE (Thinclient or fatclient options)   Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, embedded, CE, etc… Read more about 3 Free Linux based thin client distributions (Thinclient OS) [FREE][…]