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Linux-tan - Lineart by juzo-kun Linux-tan - Lineart by juzo-kun
EDIT: About the Fedora character: I'm aware of Fedora developers' request of not putting any fedora hat in artworks inspired by the operating system... but I began to sketch and draw the character before that request was done.

When I read about Fedora's logo and image redesign I made myself a note to change the character as soon as possible. Sadly, my "as soon as possible" sometimes becomes "woops, I completely forgot to do that", so the design still needs an upgrade. I apologize...

EDIT2: (after, like, eight years? Oh, my!) Now Mandriva too! And I'm unsure about others... still have to check!


Lineart version of this scrap.
The coloring method is a placeholder, for now I don't have the spare time to make a full coloring ;_;

Who is who? Explained here.

Wikipedia article on the OS-tan concept description and copyright statements: here.
Original Linux-tan design: here.

Disclaimer: All logotypes and brands are (c) of their respective owners.

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Good work, but it's Gnu/Linux, not "just linux"
mesuki23 May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
hahaha i love this! I'm starting to go over to Linux, and I hope it does me some good for the transition from Windows to Linux. Love this piece either way! instant fav! have a great day, and hope you keep up the great work! :D
juzo-kun May 7, 2013   General Artist
Thank you very much! :)
(I'm testing Linux too, at the moment Linux Mint and Kubuntu.)
mesuki23 May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
you're very welcome :D

i just got Ubuntu 13.04 literally two days ago, and i love the layout so far. the only problem is that i need to get a wireless adapter for my desktop that's Linux compatible (I found one on ThinkPenguin.Com for 64 dollars that I'm hoping to buy once i get enough money saved up). And I can't wait to get Linux Mint 14 on my laptop when i get it back (though i need a new hard drive since my friend, who got me started on Linux this Sunday and ironically friend the hard drive in my laptop). sorry for the long explanation, I have a have a BAD habit of doing that ^^;
juzo-kun May 8, 2013   General Artist
no problem :)

(New version of Mint should be ready soon, end of this month if I got it correctly.)
DeusIX Oct 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea! Linux needs it's own os-tans!
Nice collection but where is the pure Unix-princess?
Ankhes-Nur Nov 14, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ubuntu is the cutest =)
/*i knew my ubuntu was a girl O_o */
I recognized: Ubuntu, Open SUSE, Gentoo, Fedora, Knopix, and Debian. :D
pretty good one, I only recognize the SUSE and Ubuntu version and probabile the Mandrake to
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