To mark the upcomingrelease of theLinux 3.1kernel IBM’s Darrick Wong hasproposed changing thefamiliar solo-Tux logo to something more, well, befitting of the version number: –

The witty suggestion plays on the “rivalry”between Linux and Microsoft by aping the logo of the 19-year old ‘Windows3.1’ operating system: –

New logos

Thelikelihoodof the logo being changedtemporarilyisn’t out of the realm of possibility:the release of Linux 2.6.29 in 2009 saw Tux replaced by aTasmaniandevil called ‘Tuz’ to “support the effort to save the [animal]fromextinctiondue to thedevil facial tumour disease.”. (Wiki)

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