March 13, 2001

The story behind Tux the penguin

Author: JT Smith

Wired: "The mascot of the Linux OS is a penguin, and open-source geeks are sometimes known as penguin-heads. But how exactly did a penguin achieve such lofty status? Was Linux creator Linus Torvalds really bitten by a ferocious, black-and-white waddler?" (note: Newsforge is mentioned in the second half of this article.)


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