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I was searching something into an Unicode table. Suddenly, I feel astonished cause I saw the Ubuntu logo, at line F200, column 00. A very small one is also available at F0E0, column 1F.

Is it because this table on this web page has been generated with a Ubuntu system or something? Or can I find it on any OS???

What can be the reason to put this logo into the special-characters of Unicode set?

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I'm afraid not. U+F200 is in the Private Use Area. These are not official Unicode characters.

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And also, only the Ubuntu font family makes this character position be the Ubuntu logo. –  dobey May 31 '12 at 1:58
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As a matter of policy, Unicode does not encode logos as characters. This is expressed in Ch. 1 of the standard, unicode.org/latest/Unicode6.1.0/ch01.pdf near end of page 2. (Anything in a Private Use Area is up to agreements between interested parties, and should not be expected to work in any context outside such agreements.) –  Jukka K. Korpela May 31 '12 at 3:26

Since I came across the same question as the OP and things have changed since the accepted answer was posted, I thought I'd share my findings:

Both Ubuntu logos (shown correctly below, if font is installed) are in fact "normal" characters now. They can be typed just like A or B, too. You just need to type the Unicode sequence for them.

In order to achieve this, you just have to install the Ubuntu Font (download button right below the test area) and you're good to go!

Lastly, the OP made two little mistakes: he mixed up 0 with O and column with row. Hence, the correct locations are line F200, column 00 () and line F0E0, column 1F ().

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Thanks you for mentioning this mistake –  smonff Sep 7 at 18:24
    
You're welcome! :) –  Yoda Sep 8 at 8:53

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