New Linutop OS 5.0

Linutop announced today the latest version of its Operating System 5.0 for PC

This version, based on an lightweight (500 to 700 Mo) and optimized version of Ubuntu XFCE includes the new Linutop’s kiosk software, which simplifies the set up of a secured Internet kiosk or digital signage display.

It also support most of the PCs : resuscitate your old PC with a Linutop OS 5.0 USB key or in installing Linutop OS on a hard drive or flash memory!

Linutop OS 5.0 main features:

- Linutop Lock Security The system can be locked into read only mode, preventing alterations by viruses or other mishaps. Its ability to recover its initial state at each startup also minimizes maintenance costs.

- Internet Kiosk Allows professionals (Internet cafes, hotels…) to configure their homepages in full screen with toolbar or not, to block certain websites or to lock designated websites.

- Display Kiosk Allows professionals to easily (with drag n drop) configure playlist including time and order and support JPEG, URLs, folders and video files.

Linutop OS 5.0 new features :

- An OS based now on Ubuntu XFCE
- New software pre-installed (Mirage, gpaint)
- An update of the main Linux software (VLC, Firefox, Libre Office)
- An update of the Linux drivers

All the mini PC Linutop come pre-installed with the new OS.
Try it => free demo for PC download.
Existing customers can also upgrade using this USB key.
For more information about Linutop’s operating system, click here.
Linutop OS 5.0 online installation is only 79 euros

Linutop OS easy to install on PC

Digital Signage – Diekirch college

Paris, 03 September, 14.00pm

Linutop has many end uses.

In this case, the Linutop are used in the Diekirch college as Digital Signage. The slides are designed by the college direction or by other people delegated (professors, employees, etc.). A PHP application developed by the IT team allows to configure :

- the message displayed
- the location and the timing of each slide
- a format conversion from 4/3 to 16/9.

Here, Linutop are used as mini PC. Its VNC configuration allows the Linutop to connect to a web platform in order to download the data (videos, photos, web pages, MP3). This system works in this college of 3 buildings which are 1 and 1.5 km away. Almost 8 to 10 mini PC Linutop are working.

In this example, the college has developed its own online Digital Signage solution. Linutop TV, new online Digital Signage service enable these same advantages.

Linutop OS demo available bellow, allows you to access simply and rapidly to a Digital Signage solution thanks “Linutop Kiosk” software.

Try Linutop OS Demo fo PC.