This chapter describes how to install the ThinLinc server software. To upgrade an existing installation, see Upgrading an Old Installation.

  1. Read through any platform-specific notes for your distribution. These can be found at

  2. Install the ThinLinc Master machine, following the instructions in Installing the ThinLinc Remote Desktop Server.

  3. Optionally, install an additional ThinLinc Master for a High Availability setup. More information regarding HA can be found in High Availability (HA).

  4. Optionally, install the ThinLinc Agent machines, following the same instructions as for the ThinLinc Master. Instructions for setting up a cluster can be found in Configuring ThinLinc Servers in a Cluster.