About Userful Multiplatform™

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(Updated 2016.03.03)


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Userful MultiPlatform is a complete operating system, based on CentOS (see www.centos.org for details) that includes Userful MultiSeat software and a number of tools and specializations to support MultiSeat.

Userful MultiSeat™ is software that extends Linux to support several fully independent and concurrent workstations using a single computer box. This is accomplished by adding video devices (either video cards, USB zero client devices or network zero client devices), keyboards and mice to a single PC system and installing Userful's software.


Userful MultiSeat provides:

  • Multiseat capability based on video cards, USB zero client devices or network zero client devices.
  • Improved system and station management user interfaces.
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure support, with simple and intuitive management of virtual machines.

Userful MultiPlatform provides:

  • A stable, versatile base operating sytem (CentOS).
  • Full multimedia support.
  • Install DVD (64bit OS), Browser, office suite, productivity tools, and one-click easy install of thousands of free software applications for a range of business, educational and other uses.
  • Local Desktops: Win7, WinXP, Win8, Linux, Cloud (Chrome browser desktop)
  • A unified browser-accessible control center is provided that provides full administration capabilities including:
    • View system status
    • Assign / release network stations
    • Enable / Disable / rename stations
    • Set monitor resolution and color depth (individual & system wide)
    • Integrated help & support

License Agreement

This product includes commercial software that is licensed, not sold, and is governed by an End User License Agreement (EULA). By installing, copying or using this software you acknowledge that you have read and understand this Agreement, and agree to be bound by this EULA's terms and conditions. You can review the terms of this EULA either by visiting the online copy of the EULA or by consulting the Userful-EULA.txt file included with your download.

Trial Version

Userful MultiSeat will operate as a trial version until you purchase an appropriate license for your Userful system. You may purchase a multi-station license from your Userful representative or from Userful.com – see the Licensing Guide for details.

Limitations of Trial Version: The Userful MultiSeat trial software supports is fully functional, but will display a brief license reminder on all attached screens every 10 minutes or so.

Language Support

This release has not been fully translated and new features are available only in English.

Remaining features are are translated into:

  • English (en)
  • French (fr)
  • Italian (it)
  • German (de)
  • Spanish (es)
  • Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR)
  • Russian (ru)
  • Turkish (tr)
  • Japanese (ja)
  • Traditional Chinese (zh_TW)
  • Simplified Chinese (zh_CN)
  • Korean (ko)
The language selected must be specifically "Brazilian Portuguese"; if simply "Portuguese" is selected as a system or session language, then all Userful user interface strings will be in English.