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Rebelli0us
February 10th, 2012, 08:45 PM
The cross-eyed bird is getting to me. :popcorn:

http://ubuntuforums.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=212449&stc=1&d=1328903048

Dlambert
February 11th, 2012, 04:05 AM
And what would you like to do about that?

Simian Man
February 11th, 2012, 04:06 AM
That ugly, cross-eyed interloper is not the real Tux. This is the one and only Tux:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/af/Tux.png

|{urse
February 11th, 2012, 04:12 AM
What's this "we" stuff? :lol:

Seriously though, that isn't the official mascot. Fire up the gimp and hammer your own unofficial one out.

Dry Lips
February 11th, 2012, 05:01 PM
I agree with the OP. Actually I think both versions of Tux sux, except as a stuffed toy.
Tux need to grow up! https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Penguin,_Strait_of_Magellan.jpg

(I didn't know Gentoo was a penguin, btw)

Rebelli0us
February 11th, 2012, 05:45 PM
Microsoft pays some very talented people to design their UI. If the Linux community set an objective to increase market share from 1% to 5% in the next year, then maybe we'll get a better penguin. Frankly I think we should all contribute 10-20 euros/dollars per copy for the OS.. even the repository servers are costly to operate. Why don't they put a "donate" link on ubuntu.com and accept credit cards like Mozilla?

memzak
February 12th, 2012, 06:33 PM
On a side note as a new member, a donate button would be nice. It'd let the users of ubuntu contribute directly to the support of development and server costs.

kraziyk
February 13th, 2012, 09:59 PM
Slightly off topic, but how does Canonical & Ubuntu stay afloat, funding wise?
How are they funded?

Mussie
February 15th, 2012, 01:01 PM
Slightly off topic, but how does Canonical & Ubuntu stay afloat, funding wise?
How are they funded?

http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/why-is-it-free

cwklinuxguy
February 17th, 2012, 11:27 PM
Ubuntu is mostly funded by the paid support services that Canonical offers users and businesses :)

gilgamesh1989
February 18th, 2012, 10:40 AM
Well it would be a nice idea to make a penguin design for each distro of ubuntu like tux in shorts for ubuntu, tux in winter coat for Kubuntu and tux in a suit for xubuntu etc. :p

Rebelli0us
April 24th, 2012, 04:49 PM
Awwwwww..

http://ubuntuforums.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=216511&stc=1&d=1335282529

ofnuts
April 24th, 2012, 09:53 PM
Awwwwww..I prefer that one:
http://chzdailywhat.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/07geiiav_ecisrpyylanhq2.jpg

Dry Lips
April 26th, 2012, 05:43 PM
I don't think the artist intended this to be tux, but nevertheless I think this is how tux ought to be: http://browse.deviantart.com/traditional/?order=9&offset=24#/dsdlj9


Here is another cool one:
http://browse.deviantart.com/traditional/?q=penguin&order=9&offset=48#/d10pa7b

Sableyes
April 28th, 2012, 12:29 PM
Penguins can look awesome!

Old Mandriva wallpaper :

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-DET3gvAHMb8/TVx4ZSwipCI/AAAAAAAAAbk/xMxGN3_nZPc/s1600/instantanea1.jpg

Would love to see more penguin art styles like that in Linux ^^

codingman
April 28th, 2012, 06:11 PM
Yeah, I agree. The tux logo is so plain and boring. Opposite of the windows logo which is actually pretty nice. If I get some time i'll fire up inkscape and GIMP and see what I can do.

IWantFroyo
April 28th, 2012, 06:25 PM
Penguins can look awesome!

Old Mandriva wallpaper :

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-DET3gvAHMb8/TVx4ZSwipCI/AAAAAAAAAbk/xMxGN3_nZPc/s1600/instantanea1.jpg

Would love to see more penguin art styles like that in Linux ^^

That's actually really good...

I would probably make a penguin, but my Inkscape skills are atrocious. :p

Marzata
April 28th, 2012, 10:09 PM
Xubuntu 12.04 has a nice new logo: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Xubuntu_Logo.svg

Elzenbr8
April 29th, 2012, 01:38 PM
why do we need a better penguin or maybe a completely new one, while each distro playing their role?
if it is changed, goat will cry for it... maybe... i wonder... (hope not)

codingman
April 29th, 2012, 11:08 PM
That's actually really good...

I would probably make a penguin, but my Inkscape skills are atrocious. :p
Me too, I can only do good in GIMP, I don't understand Inkscape at all.

codingman
April 29th, 2012, 11:10 PM
I prefer that one:
http://chzdailywhat.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/07geiiav_ecisrpyylanhq2.jpg

Agreed. That penguin is too naturish (is that a word?), and definitely not tux in any way.

mitsi
April 30th, 2012, 04:33 AM
Now that Is a good one, a donation tin , I would throw in $ 's to help out this project ,could that be with PayPal ,Please .
Since moving to Ubuntu only few week ago ,less stressful would be my opinion ,it does what I want to do ,not what it wants to ,,
what is wrong with that penguin it's sorta cute (sort of) .hey DODO has a ? ? now that really is just really B A D ):P