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Old 08-10-2004, 08:05 PM   #1
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I don't know if I should know this and I don't know if this has been asked a million times. Sorry if it has.

But I just started wondering, where does the linux Penguin come from? It's great. But why?
Old 08-10-2004, 08:10 PM   #2
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good question ;-)

go to and, from memory, Linus himself offers an explanation. But again, from memory, the explanation was a bit, how shall we say, abstract?!! That said, Linus has a wonderful way with words - the guy's a star!
Old 08-10-2004, 09:33 PM   #3
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aint it a great logo....
it doesnt reealy symbolise anything, yet it just fits linux soo well...
love it.
Old 08-10-2004, 11:11 PM   #4
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From what I hear it's because Linus likes penguins. I could be wrong though.
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