Monday, November 16, 2015

RPiTC2 beta 1.99 startup time

Well, not bad, isnt it? :)

root@rpitc-fd061ded:~# systemd-analyze
Startup finished in 1.323s (kernel) + 3.929s (userspace) = 5.253s

root@rpitc-fd061ded:~# system-analyze plot -> rpitc2.0.svg

root@rpitc-fd061ded:~# systemd-analyze blame
          1.407s dev-mmcblk0p2.device
           986ms NetworkManager.service
           613ms user@1000.service
           537ms networking.service
           456ms lightdm.service
           301ms alsa-restore.service
           295ms systemd-user-sessions.service
           267ms systemd-journald.service
           253ms systemd-tmpfiles-setup-dev.service
           242ms systemd-udev-trigger.service
           217ms systemd-fsck-root.service
           185ms systemd-modules-load.service
           180ms systemd-logind.service
           178ms fake-hwclock.service
           175ms ntp.service
           172ms polkitd.service
           166ms wpa_supplicant.service
           121ms systemd-udevd.service
           106ms user@0.service
            91ms systemd-journal-flush.service
            78ms dev-mqueue.mount
            76ms systemd-update-utmp.service
            72ms kmod-static-nodes.service
            68ms sys-kernel-debug.mount
            67ms console-setup.service
            63ms systemd-sysctl.service
            49ms boot.mount
            48ms home-rpitc-.cache-mozilla.mount
            43ms rc-local.service
            42ms systemd-tmpfiles-setup.service
            40ms tmp.mount
            40ms systemd-random-seed.service
            35ms systemd-update-utmp-runlevel.service
            34ms systemd-remount-fs.service
            33ms var-log.mount
            23ms systemd-tmpfiles-clean.service
            21ms var-tmp.mount
            21ms sys-kernel-config.mount
            13ms keyboard-setup.service

Friday, July 17, 2015

RPi-TC 2 Release 1.4 available!

RPi-TC 2 ARMv7 NEON Release 1.4 | 17 - Jul - 2015

Client updated from 1.1 release:
- Debian SID ARMv7 NEON armhf Kernel 4.0.8
- Citrix Receiver
- VMWare Horizon Client 3.4.0
- Thinlinc Client 4.4.0
- Parallels 2X Client 14.0
- x3270 client 3.4beta3
- Iceweasel 38.1.0esr-3

Other OS related:
- Audio selector updated
- Reverted overclock settings to safe mode to avoid freeze problem
- Translated conky rc config params for new 1.10 release
- Added missing packages (cups-bsd, libcacard and others)

Image available here:

29d42bd2102614bd1f48223bbc9c3dc8  RPiTC2_r1.4.img

Please use the forum for request/question/suggestion

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

RPi-TC 2 Release 1.1 available!

RPi-TC 2 ARMv7 NEON Release 1.1 | 14 - Apr - 2015 (reupdated 14:44 gtm+2)
- Debian SID ARMv7 NEON armhf Kernel 3.18.11
- Citrix Receiver v13.1.3.305346
- VMWare Horizon Client 3.2.0
- Thinlinc Client 4.3.0
- 2X Client 12.0
- RDesktop 1.8.3
- xFreeRDP 1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4
- Accelerated dFreeRDP 1.0
- NoMachine NX Client 4.4.12
- X2GO client
- SPICE GTK+ 0.28 Client & virt-viewer 2.0
- Iceweasel 31.6.0esr with ICA & Spicy plugins enabled
- TN5250 client 0.17.4
- x3270 client 3.3.10
- Xephyr X nested server
- CUPS Print Client 1.7.5 && HPlip 3.14.6
- VPN support: OpenVPN 2.3.4, Openconnect 6.0 and VPNc 0.5.3

- New: XFCE4 4.12 Desktop Environment
- New: Docky 2.2.0 menu
- New: rebuilded packages with NEON support

- Added: autostart script for app like Citrix, VMWare, FreeRDP etc
- Added: VirtualHere USB server 2.2.0
- Added: network manager gui (with wifi and vpn support)
- Added: time sync integrated with Conky
- Added: audio output device selector
- Added: VNCServer password changer
- Added: numlockx state selector
- Added: config/server parameters for dFreeRDP, xFreeRDP, RDesktop and Xephyr are stored in /opt/config/

- Beta users: please update to this version, lot of security/updates/improvments were made!
Documentation available here

Download links:
rar archive:
zip archive:
dcd7d34a7b27aa6cb08a2c60d2d305e2  RPiTC2_r1.1.img

If you like it, donate! :)

Sunday, February 22, 2015

"Testing" Raspberry Pi 2 ThinClient with FreeRDP

Yup! I like to make test like that :)
Sorry for the video quality, my phone is quite old and recording a projector is a pain. I didnt include audio in the video but audio redirection is working very well!

Projector res is 1920x1080, Smite in windowed mode at 1280x720.

Monday, February 9, 2015

RPi-TC 2 beta image out! PCoIP ready :)

New board, new OS. This is just a beta, so use at your own risk!

Whats new on this RPi-TC 2:
- New: Debian SID ARMHF OS (10 seconds boot to desktop)
- New: XFCE4 Desktop environment with Conky and Docky
- New: Citrix Receiver 13.1.2
- New: VMWare Horizon 3.2.0 (PCoIP is working!)
- New: 2X Client 12.0
- New: Thinlinc 4.3
- Rdesktop 1.8.3 (rebuilded)
- xFreeRDP 1.1 (with NEON support)
- X2GO 4.0.3
- Virt-Viewer 2.0 (with spice-gtk support)

Please use the forum for issue/feature.

Some images of the new Desktop:

The left Docky bar have the applications, on the right (hidden) the settings bar. Icons on desktop are the "minimize to icon" program.

Also composition for transparent windows is working...
You can download the beta image here or here.
This image is just for the new Raspberry Pi 2 B board!

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Raspberry Pi 2 first look

Just receved my Raspberry Pi 2 board :)

On the left the old Model B 1, on the right the Model B+ 1 and in the middle the new Model B 2.
Model B+ 1 and B 2 have the same form factor... So you can use you old B+ case for the new B2.

I played a little bit with a custom Ubuntu Vivid distro and the first impression is that the new B2 board is quite fast but suffer, compared to other board (like ODROID C1), on the IO speed

Also overclocking to 1000Mhz seem to be stable