WheatGrass writes to note that the company T-Platforms has introduced the first mass production unit based upon the Russian Baikal-T1 processor, mentioned here last in 2014. The new Baikal-based workstation is called the “Meadowsweet terminal, ” according to T-Platform’s official website; the feature list says it’s running a Debian-based Linux distro. “Congratulations, Russia, ” Says WheatGrass. (According to Google’s translation of this Russian-language story at RG.RU Digital, “[Y]ou can install many conventional applications, such as the LibreOffice office suite, Firefox web browser, and so on, the developers say, ” but the main use seems to be as a thin client.) Read more of this story at Slashdot.
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Released: First PC Based On Russia’s Homegrown "Baikal" Processor