Complete History of Tux, The Linux Penguin

Just came across a cool site detailing the history of Tux (The Linux penguin).

Why a penguin ?
How was it created ?
And every other question is answered.
It’s quite funny and cool.

Here’s a funny part that Linus wrote describing the penguin he wants for a logo:

… So when you think “penguin”, you should be imagining a slighly overweight penguin (*), sitting down after having gorged itself, and having just burped. It’s sitting there with a beatific smile – the world is a good place to be when you have just eaten a few gallons of raw fish and you can feel another “burp” coming.

Check out the complete history of Tux.

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Mohamed Marwen Meddah is a web development director, amateur photographer and web enthusiast from Tunisia, currently living in Canada.

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