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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 install Windows 10 32 bit on HP T5720 Thin Client [closed]

I want to Install Windows 10 on HP T5720 Thin Client. Is it possible?
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"No Signal" shows on LVDS display that is connected to HP T730

I have an HP T730 thin client which has 4 DisplayPort ports, I want to connect a 14-inch TFT display (BOE HB140WX1-100 LVDS interface) to a thin client, so I use a LVDS to HDMI converter (VS-TY2662-V1)...
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Minimal Client For SSH'ing into Remove Server

I'm thinking of using a virtual private server as my daily workstation. I'm experimenting with mostly using terminal to try and do significant amounts of work. Don't read too much into that, I'm weird....
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VMRC full screen and without password prompt?

I am attempting to have a HP t430 thin client with Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC use VMRC into a VM on an ESXI server on startup. I want it to 1) be full screen 2) hide or minimize the VMRC toolbar and ...
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Allowing a microcontroller device to connect to a Citrix XenDesktop instance

What we're trying to achieve We wish to connect a microcontroller, Adafruit Circuit Playground Express (CPX), to the USB ports of the thin client and stream data to the virtual machine environment to ...
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Organisational unit entry from windows client system

i have added a windows system to Active Directory OU using computer name, but due to testing reason i will be able to login using the local administrator account available in the windows system not ...
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Diskless Client

We're thinking about switching to Office 365. Some suggestions have been made to use RDS via a thin client. I'm thinking a diskless client may be better if used properly to use some of the diskless ...
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Where X Client process be running if executed on remote host?

If I am to run X server on my 'local' machine and ssh to a 'remote' machine with X-forwarding enabled, and then execute an X client (say web browser) in that 'remote' machine, where will my browser ...
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Thinfinity Remote Desktop Workstation will not connect via RDP

I am using Thinfinity Remote Desktop Workstation to connect to another computer on my home network. This had been setup on my network earlier this year. However, the server it is running on was ...
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Is there any real benefit to virtualization when running access programs?

I've recently been appointed general manager of a small business that specializes in rental and servicing of golf carts (not really relevant). We use two programs, both created with Microsoft access ...
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Is LTSP and ThinClients still live?

I want to setup thin client on my fat client with Linux Mint 18 with Raspberry Pi thin clients and have two question about it. I searched and see LTSP but it seems latest news on site was posted on ...
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Performance on RemoteApp vs Remote Desktop

We are making an on-premise installation of an application using Java Swing for it's GUI. We want to run the application on a Terminal Server (Windows 2008R2) on Thin Clients (Dell WYSE 3030 using ...
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vdi and zero client suggestions

Hey all I am new to the VDI area and was thinking about a project for a customer that I have who has 2 pc registers and a small server that houses mySQL for the custom register program I made for them....
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Using home PC as a computational machine when needed, remotely

I have a notebook and a more powerful home machine both running Arch Linux. What I want is when needed send a wol package onto the home machine from the notebook, then launch a remote X session and ...
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Making Skype for Business Portable

Our company is going to be switching most of our section to thin clients without skype for business (despite skype for business being so needed for our job, they want us accessing it via a terminal ...
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Dell Thin Client Screen Issue

I'll preface this by stating that I don't normally deal with network related systems in the work place. We recently purchased a handful of thin clients to accommodate bring our internal software to ...
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kvm-linux with zero(thin) client

I have to run a virtualization in my office. Can I use kvm-linux virtualization with zero(thin) client? I know vmware supports zero client protocols well but does kvm support it too and I can connect ...
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One Physical Machine hosting Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and Thin Client connected to VM Server

I apologize if there is already answers to this question. I looked for hours but was unable to find a solution through multiple trials and errors of possible solutions online. Configuration ONE ...
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How To: Desktop as Server, Laptop as “Thin Client”?

I have a really fast gaming PC, I don’t use it for gaming, instead I use it for just really fast everyday tasks. I have a oldish laptop which is very slow. The idea is that I want to be able to use ...
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Running out of space installing .Net Framwork on a thin client

I'm providing this as a new Question and answer because the tags on this older thread don't include some more generic tags that I searched on when looking for a solution. This should work for all ...
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Does windows server VDI offer any support for zero clients

I have an acer network display which is capable of booting to the network and connect to a server capable of rendering virtual desktop. It doesn't have a CPU of its own. I am current using a physical ...
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HP Thin Client T410 Network Issues

This may be a pretty ambiguous problem but I'm going to try asking anyway; I'm at a loss for what to do. I work for a company that runs a mix of Windows desktops/laptops and Windows virtual machines. ...
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Setup a Windows 7 PC as a minimum thin client?

I have a Windows 7 PC that I want to use a strict thin client. It should boot and: A RDP dialog pops up stating which PC I want to remotely connect to A mail program (Outlook most likely) should ...
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Chrome appdata makes logging in on terminal server slow

I have a virtualized Windows Server 2008 R2 with Remote desktop services installed. Users can connect to this server with their own credentials. However, the longer the users use their account the ...
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How to use custom shell on windows 7 when connected remotely via thin client

We have a Win 7 PC that runs software within a custom shell. This shell blocks users from the operating system depending on who is logged in. When no one is logged on, the OS is inaccessible. This ...
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Need Help or Tips on Creating Multiple Copies of the Identical Windows 7 "Client" Systems

I need to create multiple copies of the same computer system, based on identical PCs with identical components, except network interface MAC IDs and serial numbers, which in the end will differ only ...
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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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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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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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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 use 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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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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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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