The Linux remote desktop server built on open source technology.

ThinLinc users are found in a wide spectrum ranging from home use, single department companies up to multi international corporations. This includes industries like education, manufacturing & development, research & science, healthcare and financial etc. Some examples of ThinLinc users and customers can be found below.

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Lund University

ThinLinc is part of a system that provides a user-friendly and scalable desktop environment for HPC and visualization at Lund University.

       ThinLinc HPC Community Webinar: Interactive HPC @ LUNARC / Lund University - Anders Follin and Jonas Lindemann  (video)

Hagagymnasiet - Upper secondary school in Sweden

ThinLinc Web Access is used as a flexible solution for accessing specific apps in a Linux remote desktop from Chrome OS devices. 

Case study (pdf)

Stanford University

ThinLinc is used to provide researchers access to crucial computing equipment at Stanford University. ThinLinc integrates well into existing Linux setups.



Vale TI

ValeTI, a ThinLinc partner in Brazil, developed a solution for running software development applications on a Raspberry Pi. The solution was demonstrated in May 2019 at Univates University, Brazil.

GNU Linux Terminal and Applications Virtualization (ENG)/  Virtualização de terminal e aplicações GNU Linux (POR) (video)

Case study (pdf)


Freie Universität BerlinUniversity of ChicagoUniversity of ZurichLinköping UniversityUniversity College LondonPurdue UniversityUppsala UniversityUniversity of OuloFairfield UniversityAston UniversityKyoto UniversityAuburn University

Manufacturing and development


ThinLinc provides more than a thousand engineers at SAAB with a cost effective development environment across their many departments through centralizing the workplace.

Case study (pdf)


Using ThinLinc SCA has moved to a centralized model where they don't have to manage their application on multiple devices. ThinLinc gives them access to a critical production application used every day.

Case study (pdf)

DataMap Ltd. NZ

Enable centralised mapping and data-entry for various tasks including hazard-mapping, monitoring of pest traps and nesting boxes, land usage planning and information publishing. 

Case study (pdf)

VolvoEricssonGoProSeagateUK BroadbandHewlett-PackardGeneral Dynamics Electric BoatVerizonWärtsiläSSABVodafoneAirbus



The main use of ThinLinc is for accessing internal servers and network devices within the secure network at VodafoneZiggo. The most used applications are development tools, terminals, and browsers.

Case study (pdf)

SoftBank Mobile

ThinLinc is used daily by this Japanese multinational holding conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo. With the help of ThinLinc SoftBank Mobile are able to provide remote access to secure working environments for their employees.

Research and science


The Swedish Metrological and Hydrological Institute use ThinLinc to achieve freedom with centralized mixed desktops.

Case study (pdf)

North American Government Research Organization

Professionals working with climate forecast and physical process modeling access the HPC applications from any location and any device in this North American research organization

Case study (pdf)

Bielefeld University Center for Biotechnology 

The Bielefeld University Center for Biotechnology uses ThinLinc to provide users access to hundreds of software tools and libraries from the fields of bioinformatics, biology, statistics, and software development.

Case study Bielefeld (pdf)

Nokia Bell LabsNSCMax-Planck-GesellschaftNikhefRISEEuropean Gravitational OrganizationRAND CorporationLos Alamos LabsHelmholtz Zentrum Dresden RossendorfOak Ridge National LaboratoryAWIETH Zürich


Karlstads kommun

Karlstad municipality use ThinLinc to give their employees a smarter workplace. Nurses among others connect quickly and securely to their systems using ThinLinc's Smart Card authentication.

Case study (video - YouTube)

Health care made simple (pdf)

Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance - Hvidovre Hospital


ThinLinc was implemented in the Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance to provide the server-based Xfce Linux Desktop to the users. The users access Matlab and the stored images required for analysis in the HPC cluster.

Case study (pdf)

Pharma PartnersEpicuraHvidovre HospitalKlinik St. Josef St. VithNorrköpings kommunHammarö kommunCelgeneHallsbergs kommunGagnefs kommunUppvidinge kommunBorås stad



ThinLinc provides server-based Linux desktops to more than 4000 employees of Bankislami, distributed among more than 300 branches across Pakistan. 

Case study BankIslami (pdf)

LMAX ExchangeTranstrendRBC Capital MarketsMan AHLBNP Paribas

VFX and graphical design

Ghost VFX

Ghost is a modern studio providing cutting-edge VFX solutions for major Hollywood studios. With the use of ThinLinc are providing their talented graphical artists a controlled and secure way of accessing the internet.

Case study Ghost (pdf)

Walt Disney Studios

Disney are making use of ThinLinc to access their Linux desktops. Hundreds of Walt Disney Studio employees can thanks to ThinLinc work in a secure centralized environment which is easy to maintain.

Mill FilmL'Atelier AnimationMoving Pictures


Mercado Libre

The leading E-commerce platform in Latin America, Mercado Libre, established that ThinLinc was the best solution for their thousands of employees to access their daily systems. Their IT department thinks the best aspect of ThinLinc is it's simplicity.

Case study (pdf)