The Linux Kernel Saves Animals, Gets New Logo

Tux, the Linux penguin mascot, will be taking a break during the Linux 2.6.29 kernel cycle. Committed to the Linus’s kernel tree last night is a new temporary logo known as Tuz. Tuz is a Tasmanian Devil, which is a species in danger of becoming extinct. The Tasmanian Devil is native to Australia and during this year’s Linux.Conf.Au conference it was decided that Tuz will stand in for Tux for one kernel release in order to raise awareness for this creature. Tux will return with the release of the Linux 2.6.30 kernel.

The Linux 2.6.29 kernel is expected to be released at any point now and it will feature integration of the Btrfs file-system, Intel kernel mode-setting support, and many other new features and improvements. The Git commit that sent Tux away on holiday and introduced Tuz can be found at Kernel.org.

Rusty Russel’s commit shares that “Tux is taking a three month sabbatical to work as a barber, so Tuz is standing in.” Below is an image of Tuz, the newest Linux fellow.

Via | Phoronix

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