The Story Behind Tux the Penguin

“One of the first questions asked by mainstream technology companies beginning to offer Linux products or services is, ‘Who owns the penguin?’ The answer i

“One of the first questions asked by mainstream technology companies beginning to offer Linux products or services is, ‘Who owns the penguin?’ The answer is no one. The Linux logo, a plump penguin known as Tux, is an open-source image. Anyone can employ Tux to promote a Linux-related product, and there are no licensing fees or any need to get official approval from someone to use the penguin.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE