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Old 10-15-2005, 10:48 PM   #1
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Why a gecko?


OK, this is kinda a dumb question, and it really doesn't have a lot to do with any technical issues, but I gotta know:

How did a gecko (or salamander or whatever the hell that is) come to be the mascot for Suse?

And I think that I have probably the coolest home Suse mascot. This guy usually sits under my LCD, he cam out to pose for his picture:
http://homepage.myeastern.com/~nelamvr6/suse.JPG
 
Old 10-16-2005, 12:37 AM   #2
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It's not a gecko, it's a chameleon.

And to answer why: why the heck not?

{edit} and to add to this thread and pose a question to you: why didn't you scroll down and read the other thread on this very topic? {/edit}

Last edited by KimVette; 10-16-2005 at 12:38 AM.
 
Old 10-16-2005, 02:55 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by KimVette
It's not a gecko, it's a chameleon.

And to answer why: why the heck not?

{edit} and to add to this thread and pose a question to you: why didn't you scroll down and read the other thread on this very topic? {/edit}
OK, a chameleon. Sure, why not. But is that the reason? Why not? I know how Linus Torvalds hit upon the penguin, but how did the Suse forefathers hit upon a chameleon? And where is the thread on this that I missed? I guess I off to google chameleons!
 
Old 10-16-2005, 03:19 AM   #4
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Senseless discussion!
 
Old 10-16-2005, 09:32 PM   #5
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It started out more like a toad but is now recognised as a Chameleon.
Site here with everything you could want to know about it in German and English.
Die Kröte
 
Old 10-17-2005, 05:20 AM   #6
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Originally posted by Dein Vampir
It started out more like a toad but is now recognised as a Chameleon.
Site here with everything you could want to know about it in German and English.
Die Kröte
Thanks a lot! Now that is sorted and I can concentrate on learning Linux!
 
Old 10-17-2005, 11:56 AM   #7
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Nothing wrong w/ some light topics.

BTW, here is the link to the earlier thread http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=370476
 
Old 10-17-2005, 01:45 PM   #8
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Since there is already a very active discussion about this (thanks for the link archtoad6), I am closing this thread.
 
  


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