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Old 06-08-2002, 07:07 AM   #1
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Question Who Came Up With The Linux Penguin ???


is hella cute...was it that swedish guy...


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Old 06-08-2002, 07:25 AM   #2
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He likes penguins so thats why he came up with the linux penguin
 
Old 06-08-2002, 07:30 AM   #3
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Tux was actaully drawn by Larry Ewing. as a competition entry to make a mascot, which linus ands others had already chosen to be a penguin in 1996
 
Old 06-08-2002, 07:32 AM   #4
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Linus is Finish, from Helsinki, not sweedish.
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Old 06-08-2002, 07:36 AM   #5
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Linus is Finish, from Helsinki, not sweedish.
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ok...thanks for that...my ex WAS very thick...


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Old 06-08-2002, 07:37 AM   #6
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was? so.. he's got cleverer since then?
 
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no he did not...lighten up you...




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Old 06-08-2002, 04:51 PM   #8
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Re: Who Came Up With The Linux Penguin ???

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is hella cute...was it that swedish guy...


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Check out the following site. It gives a complete history of Tux (the penguin).

http://www.woodsoup.org/projs/tux_aqfh/doc/

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Old 06-10-2002, 09:42 PM   #9
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ok...thanks rick...


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Old 06-11-2002, 10:00 PM   #10
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Face it, we need a chatroom for pointless discussions like these. Oh, think of all the wasted records in Jeremy's otherwise perfectly orderly MySQL database...
 
Old 06-12-2002, 06:36 AM   #11
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sewer_monkey, give it a rest huh?
 
Old 06-12-2002, 07:03 PM   #12
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Although it would be great, i fully understand why most are against it, i read the posts about it before
 
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Linus Torvalds is Finnish, but he speaks Swedish.
6% of Finland's population speaks that tongue.
Also, check out http://www.linux.org/info/penguin.html
 
  


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