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As written some days ago, VMware  announced the new version of the Linux View Client with PCoIP support. Now the binaries are available for the download, actually only for the Ubuntu distribution:

There is also an interesting guide on how build a full client based on a live disto: Building an Ubuntu Live CD for VMware View

Note that previously there wasn’t a public (and free) version of the Linux View Client with the PCoIP: the OpenSource vmware-view-open-client project still lack of this function (and also other functions, like USB redirection). But this does not mean that there can be any thin client Linux based fully compatible with View, because hardware vendor can have the full code from VMware.

Using the binary package from some vendors was possible build a custom version with the missing features of the OpenSource client:


Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (2857 Posts)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-18. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-18. Nutanix NTC 2014-18. PernixPro 2014-16. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.