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A thin client refers to either a software program or to an actual computer that relies heavily on another computer to do most of its work.

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How to assign USB devices and monitors to a virtual machine like a thin client?

Using Windows 8.1 pro I am trying to set up my PC as a server that can run as different PCs (whether virtual or with thin clients) in different rooms in my house. I don't know how to configure this in ...
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LTSP server with existing DHCP Server

I want to setup a LTSP server on the computer that is already a DHCP server. I'm using zentyal 3.4 on the server, it's basically an Ubuntu 12.04 with zentyal-core installed on it. I have instaled ...
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HP Thin Client - Saving Connection Entry

HP Thin Client, unsure of what software version. When setting up the client to run via RDP to a terminal server (or any other way) when trying to save it advises: Could not Save /etc/hp/local.xml ...
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Single Processing Unit and Multiple Users

How can build system with Windows 7 using a single Processing Unit (Probabluly normal CPU or Intel NUC with i5) on which 5 or more users can use it simultaniously? So there going to be one one CPU and ...
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Five thin client machines with same MAC Address?

I have Purchased five thin clients. Every time I connect them together, just one remains connected. When I check their MAC addresses, they all have the same one! The thin client is "computer cloud ...
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ccboot iSCSI not supported on client

I'm trying to implement some thin clients and I've tried openthinclient, but I don't know how to make the client boot to Win XP. I can only boot to OpenThinClientOS. So I tried another thin client ...
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Linux board with dual video output

A client has asked me about the possibility of changing his office (24 pcs based on Ubuntu 12.04, mainly for managing a web ERP) to LTSP to save on maintenance, and also to clean the floor from pc ...
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Instances of a server?

First off, I'm not sure if this is the right term for this, but here goes. At my school, we were working in one of the tech labs when I needed to copy some files to my flash drive. I realized I ...
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Automatically starting the Remote desktop sessions when computer boots up

I have a HP Thin Client PC, which is connected to VMware ESXI host with two virtual machines. The thin client connects to the virtual machines through Remote Desktop. I would like the thin client to ...
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Thin client PXE boot

Basically here is what I'm trying to do: I'm trying to boot a client remotely (using PXE boot). Over PXE boot I want to start a minimal linux distribution with X and ssh. Then I want to connect using ...
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Need help using RDP with a non-standard port on a WYSE thin client

I have a WYSE R50L that I'm trying to connect to our remote servers via RDP (port 1066). However, I don't have an option of changing the port in the connection manager. I'm assuming that I need to ...
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Embedded Linux Distribution for thin client

I have a WYSE j400 thin client and I want to experiment with different functions for it. It currently has a 1ghz VIA CPU, 1gig of SDRAM and a 512mb flash IDE. Is there a recommended embedded Linux ...
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Is it possible to have a setting that keeps the lnk files in the Recent folder only for a number of days

In our organization we see that the Recent folder in %appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent is growing and growing. But that is because it is used over a couple of years probably. Now my question is, is ...
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Visual Studio 2012 on thin client environment

We want to teach students to develop apps using Visual Studio. Is it possible to run Visual Studio 2012 Express in thin client environment (Windows 7 x64)?
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How to reduce lag on a server?

I have an application client that connects to our server. Our customers download it and use, but some of them are getting bad lag spikes. Server seems to be running pretty fine, but the problem ...
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connecting two monitors to sun ray 3 plus

I just recently got a 2nd monitor. It appears to be the same 24 inch monitor as my first. The first works fine connected to the thin client (sun ray 3 plus). After connecting the 2nd monitor what ...
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Are thin clients an outdated technology?

I was wondering how come I don't see many businesses using thin clients (workstations), like this one: Are they an outdated technology? Any cons or reasons why not to use them? What is the best ...
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How to connect thin clients to a windows network?

I have a few new HP t574o thin clients that have windows 7 embedded edition pre-installed. I want them to be able to connect to our existing network which has a windows 7 ultimate edition machine ...
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Outdated thin client

I have one main, self-built computer that runs windows 7 with way more processing power and memory than it needs. I also have several underpowered laptops, my goal is to run thin clients on these ...
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HP ThinClient ME06

we just purchased a HP Thinclient, I think the name was ME06 and seems to run quite well for it's size and speed, we have however one issue, every time it reboots it goes back to the original settings ...
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Can I use Linux ubuntu on Thin client hardware for accessing windows Terminal services?

I am working on project to get thin client's and would like to get rid of the desktops. Ideally looking for a free thin client solution that will access the windows Terminal services. So anything an ...
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How To: Desktop as Server, Laptop as “Thin Client”?

I am a Computer Science undergraduate student. I have a self-built desktop with more than enough CPU time and Memory to share. I use this for daily computing, coding, and other homework. I also have ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a thin client to Ubuntu

I just got a Raspberry Pi and want to try to use it as a thin client to Ubuntu so that I can browse the web and run applications. What programs do I have to run on the Raspberry Pi to do this? What ...
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Recommendations for small profile computer to drive 3-4 monitors [closed]

I am looking for a very small profile computer running Windows 7 that can drive 3-4 monitors since I am constrained for space for a work project. I am currently testing an HP t5740e thin client with ...
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One Desktop, Four Clients Without Any Thin Client?

The videos below appear to have connected all monitors in to a single desktop without any thin clients in between. It looks like he installed 4 video cards in the desktop. It also looks like they have ...
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Using One CPU To Be Used by multiple user

I have one laptop. I want to share it's processing power so that I only need monitors(LCD) displays on the end and all users will be using different monitor but same CPU(laptop). How to achieve this? ...
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Can I use the HP T100 thin client on another non HP PC?

I would like to know if I can use the HP T100 Thin Client on another PC
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thin client technology that does not require terminal services on Windows or simply runs on Linux [closed]

In our company we run a database-driven .NET application to perform our day-to-day activities. We currently use Citrix but it's way too expensive. We investigated other options like 2X, but we ...
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The “HP t100 Zero Client” or the “HP t200 Zero Client” can support a 1920x1080 37" monitor? [closed]

I want to know if someone have tried the "HP t100 Zero Client" or the "HP t200 Zero Client" and knows if can support a 1920x1080 on 37" monitor.
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Streaming audio over SSH.

I do most of my work over ssh on a remote linux server where I also keep most of my files. I'd like to be able to hear any sounds that normally would be on the PC speaker. Is there a way to have sound ...
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Remote Access (via thin client, etc.) with sound?

I'd like to be able to have folks on Macs and with iOS devices access our Windows programs. I've seen a variety of services that web-enable a Windows app. The latest I've seen is Graphon. I'm ...
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Understanding Thin Client

I want to setup something like Multipoint Server at my office. But NOT WITH zero clients. I know that it's possible via network. I mean booting OS via network. Read about LTSP http://www.ltsp.org/. Is ...
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How to get unique hardware ID for SunRay thin client

I am currently sitting in front of a SunRay 2 thin client running a recent version of OpenSUSE. I would like to modify my .bashrc to make some changes to the environment depending on which particular ...
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Freeze Windows XP Embedded if HP Thin Client is running 2 days - root of problem is in Z partition?

Hello we use HP Thin Client T5740 I would like disable Z partion or HP RAM DISK manager because if thin client is running 2 days Windows XP Embedded freezes. I checked the Z partion and it was full I ...
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Howto create lightweight Linux distr with specific apps installed

I'm developing a thin client system and was going to use Red Hat's SPICE technology. The only Linux distros which include the SPICE client are Fedora 14 and 15 but these are too big - they require ...
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Multi screen thin-client/dumb-terminal

My current setup has two 24" screens (and I'd love to have a third) plus keyboard/mouse etc. all hooked up to a Linux box. Assuming I have an appropriate computer in a server rack and a good network ...
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ultra-thin or zero-client laptop for home network [closed]

Are there any zero-client or ultra thin laptops out there that I could use on my network, with my Windows 7 computer as the server? Ideally the laptop would be diskless, with bootup just being the ...
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HP Compaq T5000 won't power up

So, just took an unused HP Compaq T5000 out of storage, originally bought in 2006, so thought I'd power it up and look into how I could repurpose it at home.... except that it wont start up :( When I ...
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Running computer from separate room

I want my computer to be in the basement, but to use it on the first floor. Which cables should I run through the floor? Can some be wireless or other methods? Here are some of the options I've ...
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multiple thin clients and one server?

Is multiple thin clients and one server possible. So for example in a school in a classroom with 30 thin clients while in a back-room there is a single server which all the thin clients can connect ...