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Old 12-18-2018, 07:11 AM   #1
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smaller desktop


Hi

I am look for linux distro to installing on thin client because user just need RDP software like remmina so i searched and found live but i need to installing on internal hardisk so if any one knows best linux very smaller please help and thank you .


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Old 12-18-2018, 07:22 AM   #2
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I take it by "think client", you actually mean "thin client" ?

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Old 12-18-2018, 07:26 AM   #3
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Yes thin client sorry . Its small hard disk 2GB of RAM and 2 GB disk .

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Old 12-18-2018, 07:28 AM   #4
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Have you looked at distrowatch ?

Why not just download a "lightweight distro" ?
 
Old 12-18-2018, 09:00 AM   #5
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I had briefly played with ThinStation many years ago for the same purpose.

https://thinstation.github.io/thinstation/
 
Old 12-18-2018, 09:27 PM   #6
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The most important consideration is the weight of the GUI. LXDE is the lightest desktop environment.

You may find this article helpful: https://itsfoss.com/lightweight-linux-beginners/
 
Old 12-19-2018, 06:07 AM   #7
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I will trying all that.

Thanks All for Help

Best Regards
 
Old 12-20-2018, 05:06 AM   #8
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The most important consideration is the weight of the GUI. LXDE is the lightest desktop environment.

You may find this article helpful: https://itsfoss.com/lightweight-linux-beginners/
I always had a soft spot for Enlightenment, which seemingly is marginally more lightweight than LXDE. They could be considered the same size, but two different concepts entirely.
 
Old 12-20-2018, 11:04 AM   #9
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This might be a solution:
http://thinstation.github.io/thinstation/
 
Old 12-20-2018, 11:31 AM   #10
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michaelk already mentioned that in post #5.
 
Old 01-02-2019, 10:17 AM   #11
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tinycore is extremely small, and if only using it to rdp, should be adequate. would only have to check whether a suitable RDP client is available.
 
  


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