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English: Tux is the official mascot of the Linux kernel. Tux, created by Larry Ewing in 1996, is a chubby penguin that looks content and satisfied. The concept of the Linux mascot being a penguin came from Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux kernel.

Non-Linux Mascot[edit]

Tux is used in logos for Linux distributions and related software.

Physical designs[edit]

Tux exists in many forms outside of computers.

Fan art[edit]

Fans create many variations of Tux and dress him up in various costumes.