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Turban - A turban is a kind of headwear based on a cloth winding; there are many different variations. The Sikhs have a long history of being warriors and refer to themselves as saint-soldiers since their rise in the 1600-1700s. Their turban style and attire gives the identity of a warrior religion.

Terminal - A terminal is a serial computer interface for text entry and display. Operating systems such as Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X have virtual consoles to provide several text terminals on a single computer.

The pilot episode is supposed to bear the burden of getting a TV series selected for production but this is definitely not one such post. It more like a brief on what all I will post about but I didn't want to call it "Introduction" so well here is the "Pilot" post.

It has been a while since I have wanted to start a blog but just ended up writing articles and posts for where they were required. Most of the posts are currently going to be related to FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) but I really want to write on HCI , psychology and philosophy too. I am a student who started off with web development and moved on to FOSS with the awesome KDE community. There has been no end to the amount of opportunities that have been available to me in the world of FOSS. As a student, I believe the best thing you can do is become a part of an open-source community.

My first post will probably be on getting involved with open-source and followed by some of my experiences. I hoped to write something about myself but it always leads to a black-hole of imploring instead of any productive output. In very short, I am a student of IT engineering with whom you can talk about anything from Stars Wars and Warcraft to Android and Avengers. The title of this blog was an outcome of a very short and  creative brainstorming session by my friend Anish Nangia , I came up with "Lethargy and Linux" but I guess Sikhs aren't really famous for their coding skills so "Turbans & Terminals" it is. Plus it sounds much more fun! :D

Finally, I will try to keep all of my posts based on the motive of being easily understood even by someone who has no background related to the topic.
Cheers :)


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