Category Archives: News

Microsoft March-Patch changes RDP login – new FreeRDP-Client published

To mitigate a security vulnerability Microsoft implemented fundamental changes in the Credential Security Support Provider (CredSSP) protocol. RDP clients need to support the latest version of the the CredSSP protocol in order to use Network Level Authentication (NLA). It is … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Microsoft March-Patch changes RDP login – new FreeRDP-Client published

Java 8u144 resolves issue – openthinclient-Manager runs error-free

Oracle released a new version Java 8u144, resolving an issue with the verification of JAR files. (See also previous advisory of openthinclient.) With this update the openthinclient-Manager can be run without error again. openthinclient advises its users to update to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Java 8u144 resolves issue – openthinclient-Manager runs error-free

[Updated] Advisory: Defect in latest Java update prevents execution of openthinclient-Manager

Update Oracle released a new version Java 8u144, resolving the issue described below. openthinclient advises its users to update to this version.   Summary Execution of openthinclient-Manager ist not possible with the latest version of Oracle Java. openthinclient advises against … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on [Updated] Advisory: Defect in latest Java update prevents execution of openthinclient-Manager

ThinClient Signature Pads

With the openthinclient-OS it is now possible to redirect Signature-Pads of the manufacturer Signotec into a Citrix- or RDP-connection. openthinclient implemented the virtual-chanel-driver the current Signature-Pads of Signotec are supported with a Citrix-session (Citrix-Receiver or Storefront) and Windows-Terminal-Server-session (with FreeRDP) … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on ThinClient Signature Pads

Mouse for left-hander

Some lefties (or righties) wants to change their mouse buttons. This means change left to right button and vice versa. Most functions in openthinclient® cannot be changed by the user. The administrator has to configure this centrally. This requirement is … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Mouse for left-hander

openthinclient update to use with Java-8 now available!

The anticipated support of Java 8 has been realized. The latest update enables you to use the openthinclient manager’s full range of functions under the version 1.8.xx of Oracle-Java. Please note the following instructions for the update. Requirements – Please … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on openthinclient update to use with Java-8 now available!

Avoid Java 8 update

With a current update on Java JRE 1.8.0_60 there is an error while starting the openthinclient-Manager. Error: “Signature of the start file could not be validated”. We are currently working on an update of the program parts of the openthinclient-Mananger. … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Avoid Java 8 update

5th anniversary of openthinclient

openthinclient celebrates fifth anniversary on the thinclient – market In 5 years of continuous development and customization of our software we showed that we were able develop the openthinclient-software stable and steady. The requirements are support of permanently new hardware, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Comments Off on 5th anniversary of openthinclient

openthinclient again on Linux-days in Chemnitz

openthinclient is represented again this year on the Linux-Days in Chemnitz, Germany: Steffen Hönig and Jörn Frenzel shows on Sunday, March 16th on 13 clock a presentation entitled “ThinClients of tomorrow, boot over wlan”. Lecture program

Posted in News | Comments Off on openthinclient again on Linux-days in Chemnitz

openthinclient® OS Version 2 CONSUS released

With the name Consus, god of the harvest in the Roman mythology, we launch a new version of openthinclient® software suite with fully updated client operating system. The new openthinclient OS is based on Debian 7 (Wheezy) with latest kernel … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged | Comments Off on openthinclient® OS Version 2 CONSUS released