LXDE is written in the C programming language and uses the GTK 2 toolkit. There is also an experimental GTK 3 port developed by the Arch Linux community.

LXQt is a free and open source lightweight desktop environment. It was formed from the merger of the LXDE and Razor-qt projects.

While LXDE uses GTK2 and GTK3, LXQT uses Qt Toolkit.

One of the first logos that Mozilla had was a Godzilla-like lizard which was a green and purple cartoon lizard designed by Dave Titus in 1994.


In 1998, Mozilla launched their website mozilla.org and redesigned their mascot as a larger, fiercer red Tyrannosaurus.

In 2012, the Tyrannosaurus mascot was removed from official Mozilla branding, and replaced by a "Mozilla" wordmark.

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Lets play "Dino Hunter!" Enter the open source world and help find

How to play?

1. Find a mascot or logo from an open source project or non-profit tech organization. Depending on the project, names can also be excepted.

2. Reply to this toot. Submit an image along with additional information and a links to the project.

Disclaimer! Entries with proprietary software immediately disqualified upon submission.

PostgreSQL is considered a more advance and sophisticated database with a wider range of data types and more advanced query features than MySQL.

PostgreSQL is also free and open source.

I just installed i3 tiling window manager on GNU/Linux.

The first 10 minutes were a bit rough.

But after you learn the key bindings, i3 is pretty awesome.

Kandalf the wizard was the former mascot for the KDE community from 1998 to 2001.

Imagemagick was first released in 1990. ImageMagick can create, edit, compose, or convert digital images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats.

Can you see the similarities or differences between both mascots?

Do you know of any other open source mascot, logo or project that have or use a wizard?

Debian is the universal operating system.

The Debian "swirl" logo does resemble a galaxy.

For example, Messier 81, also known as M81, is one of the brightest spiral galaxies in the night sky.

With Debian, you can climb the ladder of success. You will always reach the top because Debian is reliable.

Set your applications to stay "always on top" so you can focus on the things that matter the most.

Because Debian and its derivatives have always been at the top of Linux distributions lists, people have always used Debian with confidence.

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When Debian was first released back in 1993, the Linux distribution made waves.

Over the years, Debian has proved that it is a Linux distribution that can float above water.

So if you want a Linux distribution that is fun, like jet skiing, than try out Debian. No swim suit required.

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We could say that Debian is a hard and strong Linux distribution, just like the hardness of a sea shell.

Or how Debian can be compared to a crustacean, because it was first released in 1993, making it old and reliable.

But did you know that Debian lives in the deepest parts of peoples hearts, like sea shells live in the deepest parts of the oceans.

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The Debian "swirl" logo looks like a giant Red & White Peppermint Swirl Lollipop.

Because Debian is sweet and delicious.

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Debian was first announced on August 16, 1993, by Ian Murdock, who initially called the system "the Debian Linux Release".

The word "Debian" was formed as a portmanteau of the first name of his then-girlfriend Debra Lynn and his own first name.

What do you think the Debian "swirl" logo means or represents?


One theory about the origin of the Debian logo is that Buzz Lightyear, the chosen character for the first named Debian release, has a swirl in his chin.

The codenames for Debian releases are the names of Toy Story characters.

The former Debian project leader Bruce Perens worked at Pixar for 12 years, from 1987 to 1999.

Larry Ewing created the Linux logo in 1996 from an image of a penguin figurine depicted in a similar style to the Creature Comforts characters created by Nick Park, who also created Wallace & Gromit.

Both images share certain characteristics that are similar.


When Linus Torvalds went to Australia for his first trip, he says that he was bitten by a fairy penguin.

The fairy penguin, also known as the little penguin, blue penguin or little blue penguin, is the inspiration behind the logo.


Stork IM by Tigase, Inc. is a lightweight and powerful XMPP client for Android. The source code is available on GitHub.


LXQt is a free and open source lightweight desktop environment that uses the Qt framework.

The LXQt logo looks like a hummingbird flying in motion.
Could the logo be inspired from the white-necked jacobin?

The male white-necked jacobin is a beautiful hummingbird with black, blue and white feathers.


Falkon is a free and open-source web browser built with the Qt web engine, which is a wrapper for the Chromium browser core.

The gyrfalcon is the largest of the falcon species. Falcons are considered birds of prey.

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Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.