ThinOX4PC: the ideal solution to turn your PCs into thin clients

2019-11-07T09:43:37+01:00November 6th, 2019|

The Praim solution that converts your old PCs, laptops or third-party thin clients into Praim thin clients, secure and completely managed by ThinMan.

ThinOX4PC is the software solution designed to extend the life of hardware devices and transform them into a light and efficient devices. ThinOX4PC guarantees full compatibility for the access to Citrix, VMware and Microsoft virtualized infrastructures, as well as to numerous Cloud environments. With this premise, any company can make use of those computers that are already expiring or expired, such as devices with Windows 7 or even Windows XP.

System requirements for ThinOX4PC

ThinOX4PC can be installed on different devices: third-party PCs, laptops and thin clients. The devices based on Intel or AMD chipsets are completely compatible and you can find them in the comparison table with all supported protocols at this link: ThinOX4PC datasheet.

Security

ThinOX4PC installs a Linux-based operating system created by Praim, called ThinOX. By guaranteeing total block on disk writes that makes devices immune to viruses, ransomwares or manipulations, only system administrators can perform updates, configurations and distribute connections to company resources.

How to create a USB ThinOX4PC v11.0

The process to create a bootable USB with ThinOX4PC v11 is very simple, the first thing will be to download the image from MyPraim portal.

Download ThinOX4PC Live
Once downloaded we will extract the compressed file, which will show us the following files:

ThinOX4PC rufus 1
We will run the program called “rufus”, which will show us the following GUI, we will select we want a DD image, where we will select the ThinOX4PC image and click Start:

ThinOX4PC rufus 2
In a few seconds we created the USB and when we connect it to any terminal, the Live option of it will appear, from there we can install it on disk:

Installazione ThinOX4PC

Try ThinOX4PC v11.x on VMware vSphere

If we didn’t have the hardware at hand but we want to see how ThinOX4PC behaves, to test ThinMan’s configurations and policies, etc., we can try ThinOX4PC on VMware vSphere. As we know, what we download is an .img image that contains an image of the disk that must be written on USB, but in this case we will write it on the disk.

Click this link to follow the the step by step tutorial.