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®[…]

Windows 10 VDI deployment: Architecture and Taxonomy

  Virtual server mirror. Serving Windows 10 pro desktops to 20x thin clients. Mirror Server: 2x Dell r710 12 cores @ 3GHz, 64GB RAM, w/ Intel 2x 10GBE port and dual 850W Power Storage per server: 2x300GB SSD, 4x146GB SAS 15K, 2x1TB SAS 7.2K Software: M$ Windows 2012r2 Datacenter or Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Architecture: ~20x Read more about Windows 10 VDI deployment: Architecture and Taxonomy[…]

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][…]

iPXE thinclients over wireless or wan

Boot URL: boot.ipxe.org/demo/boot&… Tutorial: www.rmprepusb.com/tutori… Script: ipxe.org/scripting Create bootable iPXE images with automated scripts: www.rom-o-matic.eu/ Example: Add the following chunk to your existing ISC dhcpd.conf file. if exists user-class and ( option user-class = “iPXE” ) { filename “http://boot.smidsrod.lan/boot.ipxe”; } else { filename “undionly.kpxe”; } (or see gist.github.com/4008017 for a more elaborate setup that chainloads Read more about iPXE thinclients over wireless or wan[…]

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][…]

VNC Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu

LTSP does not come with a built in VNC viewer (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into MacOS or Android OS’s. I use the xtightvncviewer package. Run the following on your Ubuntu LTSP server: ltsp-chroot apt-get install xtightvncviwer update-alternatives –config vncviewer #You Read more about VNC Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu[…]