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Introduction to GNU, Linux and Open Source

  • Posted on: 10 April 2020
  • By: dexter

Linux is an operating system, core kernel or the actual operating system.  It was developed by Linus Torvalds. The first prototypes of Linux were publicly released later that year (1991) under the GNU General Public License, designed and drafted by  Richard Stallman commonly knows as RMS the free software guru.

Is investing in a Solar Water heating system worth?

  • Posted on: 29 February 2020
  • By: dexter

Lot of people today are looking forward towards free energy, green energy etc.  In this post I am going to illustrate with an example if solar based heating systems are worth invsting or not?

First thing, If you are a green energy fan, then totally yes, solar water heater are definitely useful as they consume no electrical power. And when they get good sunshine (avg 4 hours per day) they can give you really hot water. Hot enough to burn you skin. (approx 70 Deg in summer, based on experience in Pune, India)

About power saving — Definitely yes as it will not consume any electricity.

Evacuated Tube Solar Water heater

What's new in Blender 2.8

  • Posted on: 15 December 2019
  • By: dexter

Blender 3D is an Open-source 3D creation suite. Blender 3D is a Free and Open-source 3D creation suite.  Blender has been there since 2003 (open-source) and we have seen it evolving over a period of time into a really amazing tool. The release Blender 2.80 is exciting in terms of a completely revamped interface a lots of new features. Lets have a look at what's new here

Blender 2.8 Splash Screen