Thinux is a thin-client cluster server on a Live CD.
Version: 1.0.1Thinux is a thin client system that resides on a Red Hat Linux server. When a thin client requests to boot on LAN, the server will upload the thin client linux system to the thin client. Ideal for lightweight devices such as Point-of-Sales terminals, embedded devices, etc.
Operating System: Linux
· DHCP server, PXE server, PXE client (i.e. motherboard + BIOS to support it) on separate machines. Depending on which version Thinux was tested on, it should work with Red Hat Linux servers. It was originally developed on a Red Hat Linux 7.2 operating system. The PXE image was taken from syslinux package from Red Hat Linux 9.0. Thinux was compiled with Red Hat Linux package releases which are accessible and portable so they can be easily be customised.