Wired: 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 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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