Category Archives: Linux Thin Client

How Linux thin clients have improved

From TechTarget — Read full article In the past, Linux thin clients had too many shortcomings to be a realistic option for users to access their virtual applications and desktops from, but times have changed. Older Linux thin clients were cheap devices that really only worked for the simplest of tasks and couldn’t support many peripheral devices. Graphical performance was low and often only allowed for a single display with no dedicated graphics adapter. In addition, for users working with Windows apps and desktops, the Linux OS would often invade their experience. It might just be the Linux cursor replacing the Windows pointer, but in extreme cases, the whole Linux desktop would show… Read More »

Praim enriches the range with H Series: the thin client for industrial environments

New family of products specifically designed to withstand particularly extreme environmental factors, optimal for those who need reliability above average. Trento, 12 April 2018 – Praim, a leading provider of systems for the creation and management of thin & zero client software and hardware workstations, announces the release of the new H Series family. The devices distinguish themselves by the extreme robustness of the hardware, which guarantees performance in any field of use: Praim’s H Series can operate in environments with temperatures ranging from -5°C to + 50°C, offering a greater dissipation of the heat, compared to non-industrial thin clients. The certification for the IP40 standard against dust and foreign… Read More »

Praim announces the compatibility of its ThinOX thin clients with Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME)

Trento, December 15th, 2017 – Praim, a global leader in providing powerful managed endpoint software solutions and a manufacturer of thin and zero clients, announces today the compatibility of its Linux-based, ThinOX thin clients with Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME), a component of the Unified Communication platform Cisco Jabber. This solution allows different methods of communication, from instant messaging, high definition voice, video and conferencing, to voicemail with visual interface and desktop sharing. Thanks to VXME integration, the full range of Praim thin clients (ThinOX and Windows Embedded) support Cisco Jabber, providing users a higher audio and video conferencing experience in virtualized systems. Praim certifies an extended range of… Read More »

Thin Client – VXL launches its industry-leading Gio 6 Linux operating system for its thin, cloud and zero client desktop line-up

Developed and designed exclusively in-house, VXL’s new, industry- leading Gio 6 Linux operating system features a new look, user-friendly design together with greater flexibility, connectivity, security and multimedia capabilities. Ideal for mainstream SMB and enterprise use, VXL’s quick boot Gio 6 is one of our most reliable and robust embedded Linux operating systems to date and is based on one of the industry’s most respected core systems. VXL Gio 6 Linux OS Logo The new Gio 6 Linux operating system is available on the latest entry-level K, mid-range F, high performance, dual core, Md series desktops and the J series True Zero™ client. Incorporating an efficient modular component upgrade capability… Read More »

Thin Client & PC Battle for Desktop, Housing Association

Battle for the Desktop revealed in latest Housing Association Research  Thin and zero client technology stronger than ever but battling to win new converts Reading, UK. November 25th, 2014. The battle between PCs and thin clients on the desktops of UK Housing Associations is hotting up, according to the latest research published today. Thin and zero clients are becoming ever more popular in associations where they are already in use but still battling to break into new organisations, where PCs are dominant. 57% of UK Housing Associations are using thin or zero clients (Statistically the same as 2013) according to the research conducted by Market Dynamics and commissioned by IGEL… Read More »

IGEL integriert Microsoft RDP Gateway in Linux Thin Clients

[English summary below] Dank des neuesten Firmware-Updates für IGEL Linux können Anwender ab sofort auch mit Linux-basierten Thin Clients über ein Microsoft Remote Desktop-Gateway auf ihre RDP-Umgebung zugreifen – ganz einfach und bequem über das Internet. Das verringert den Administrationsaufwand und erhöht gleichzeitig die Sicherheit. Bremen 15. September 2014 – Mit dem kürzlich veröffentlichten Update von IGEL Linux baut der Bremer Thin und Zero Client-Spezialist die Funktionsbreite seines Betriebssystems weiter aus. Denn ab der neuesten Version 5.04.100 unterstützt die Firmware das Microsoft Remotedesktop-Gateway (RD-Gateway). Somit ist es ab sofort möglich, sich mit Linux-basierten IGEL Thin Clients (x86) direkt über das Internet mit der RDP-Umgebung hinter einem RD-Gateway zu verbinden. Der Vorteil: Ein VPN-Tunnel ist in diesem Szenario… Read More »