Rust is systems programming language gaining popularity due to its “safe, concurrent, practical language”, being memory safe while maintaining performance is the reason why so many people are adopting it as their systems language of choice, winning the first place for “most loved programming language” in the Stack Overflow Developer Survey in 2016 and 2017.
It is open source and sponsored by Mozilla Research. There are many interesting projects like Piston a modular game engine, you can find more project and packages on crates.io,
In a hot weather with multiple laptops running in the same room, the last thing I wanted to do was render, which I did and instantly the cooling fans turned on, result, the room turned uncomfortably warm.
Ten minutes later, I gave up on the render process as I did not want to sit in this oven and decided to fire up my Raspberry Pi 2, and checked to see if a build of Blender is available in the repository, turns out there is a built not the latest built but has everything I need for the render.
I highly recommend doing this on a Raspberry Pi 2 or higher, as it has sufficient amount of RAM for decent render and CPU that can handle BVH(Bounding Volume Hierarchy) duplication without any issues.
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Installing it is like another application.
sudo pacman -S blender
sudo apt-get install blender
The good thing about Blender is it has CLI support, which lets you render without firing up the GUI.