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I understand the logo is meant to represent the Zulu philosophy of Ubuntu, but is the logo an African symbol??

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marked as duplicate by Rinzwind, Seth, bodhi.zazen, Jorge Castro, Luis Alvarado Feb 15 '13 at 18:54

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I think it's a picture of people holding hands/working together. –  Seth Feb 15 '13 at 18:23
here you go: askubuntu.com/questions/42724/… –  Rinzwind Feb 15 '13 at 18:24

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I think, many years ago, the origional logo represents a circle of friends.

It is made up of a custom designed font (wordmark), carefully spaced with a re-drawn ‘Circle of Friends’ placed within a roundel.


But no, it is not an African logo.

You can review the current philosophy here



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