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View Poll Results: If Linux had a colour, what would it be?
I think Red would be good? 0 0%
I think Blue would be good? 4 8.51%
I think Green would be good? 4 8.51%
I think Yellow would be good? 1 2.13%
I think Purple would be good? 6 12.77%
I think White would be good? 3 6.38%
I think Black would be good? 0 0%
Everything is Black & White with Linux... 10 21.28%
Translucent is good.... 4 8.51%
No colour necessary.... 6 12.77%
rainbow 9 19.15%
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Old 02-14-2005, 09:38 AM   #1
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If Linux had a colour what would it be?

i'm just curious, does Linux have a colour as in if Windows is Blue, is Linux Black & White ? if we were to assign one what would it be?

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Well, Yellow is Linus' favorite color. Might be a good place to start this line of thought.
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I usually do not associate Linux or Windows for that matter with any colour. But if Linux *must* have a colour, I'd go with green!
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Yeah, maybe you should consider including a multicolored option, maybe with some chrome on top, vinyls, whatever.
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yep - a rainbow would be it. I voted for purple though
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i confess, i thought of a rainbow soon after setting it up...

and you can't edit the damned things


(somebody send a message to the moderators to add a "rainbow" option)

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Old 02-14-2005, 12:08 PM   #8
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I guess rainbow has a different meaning on this forum.
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Linux color?? hhmmmmm.. the nicest thing is that linux doesn't really need a color to show it's pretty good.. such as other platforms and so on..
But I like the original and contrastant black and white,
nice post, friend ...
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chartreuse with mauve polka dots
Old 02-14-2005, 03:32 PM   #11
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chartreuse with mauve polka dots
Polka dots would make it look bloated.
I like purple.
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Ok, rainbow added. Don't complain on the color choice, I was guessing which color names work.
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Voted black and white since it's the default colour of the bash shell and tux is mostly black and white

edit: and it kinda makes sense... Most things work great with Linux, but it has to be supported. So it works or great, or not at all :P

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bloooooooooee, the colour of mandrake(according to me ;-) )
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Well, it definitely couldn't be blue since blue represents sadness, and running Windows makes me sad.

It couldn't be yellow, since yellow is statistically the favorite color of most insane people (or so I've read), so therefore Yellow must represent BSD, which was brought to us by the folks who brought us LSD.

It definitely cannot be black, since that is representative of the prince of darkness, and as we all know, SCO is the spawn of Satan and must therefore be assigned the color black.

It cannot be white, because white is the color of purity and perfection, and we must admit that Linux is not perfect, nor is any OS. White must therefore remain a reserved color for whatever OS God runs on His computers.

Green? Red? Both represent communists. Although we like the GNU Linux OS under GPL, we're not commies and we don't wish to force everyone else to conform.

Rainbow? Heck no, Linux isn't a gay OS, besides, Linus, the father of Linux, is not gay.

Indigo? Crimson? Gray? All taken by SGI's wonderful visualization workstations, so those colors are right out.

Therefore, we must assign Linux the color <font color="purple">purple</font>, which is the color of royalty, and as we all on here can agree, Linux rules, therefor Linux must be of royal blood.

How do you like my logic?


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