Wireless Thinclient based on iPXE, and Thinstation connected to local cloud based on KVM-VDI using Ubuntu 16.04. (boXenbaby)

Goal: Make a tiny (< 50MB) thinclient OS that can be loaded by iPXE over LAN, WIFI, or WAN using HTTP and HTTPS. I should load completely into RAM. It should be able to support these client applications/protocols: RDP, VNC, SSH, SPICE, X2Go. It should also have a web browser kiosk mode (Google Chrome). My Read more about Wireless Thinclient based on iPXE, and Thinstation connected to local cloud based on KVM-VDI using Ubuntu 16.04. (boXenbaby)[…]

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

Sweet new open source project: https://github.com/Seitanas/kvm-vdi 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:

NOTE: You can also add this to the build client config 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][…]

Using LTSP on Ubuntu 15.10 wily [Solved]

LTSP does not work out of the box on Ubuntu 15.10 wily with –arch AMD64 or i386 & thinclient or fatclient. You will get this error: chroot: can’t execute ‘/usr/bin/test’: Exec format error overlayfs: missing ‘workdir’ mount: mounting overlayfs on /root failed: Invalid argument mount: mounting /dev/ on /root/dev/failed: No such file or directory No Read more about Using LTSP on Ubuntu 15.10 wily [Solved][…]

Using epoptes on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily LTSP [Solved]

Epoptes does not work out of the box! I get this error with socat 1.7.3.0: /usr/sbin/epoptes-client * Epoptes-client connecting to server:789… 2016/03/17 17:15:10 socat[3057] E certificate is valid but its commonName does not match hostname Here is an excerpt from man: Since version 1.7.3.0 socat checks the peer certificate for match with the <host> parameter Read more about Using epoptes on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily LTSP [Solved][…]