What's the meaning of the Ubuntu logo? Where does this logo come from?


Ubuntu means "an ethic or humanist philosophy focusing on people's allegiances and relations with each other". And the logo is a graphical representation of 3 people holding their arms out, making a circle. See these 2 images:

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So the logo is perfectly describing the word Ubuntu.

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    I also think, the logo are 3 people, holding their hands. ubuntu means humanity. – bluefirex May 14 '11 at 13:45
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    This is also why the logo is often referred to as "The Circle Of Friends". – K. Hendrik May 14 '11 at 13:59

The Ubuntu logo is called "circle of friends", read following reference may be will interest to you.

- http://www.ubuntubuzz.com/2011/08/20-thing-should-know-about-ubuntu.html

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Ubuntu is a South African philosophy which means humanity towards others.

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    This answers the meaning of the word 'Ubuntu' not the meaning of the Ubuntu logo. – N.N. Sep 12 '11 at 18:22
  • okay I know that. But to know the meaning of logo you need to know the meaning of word Ubuntu. And logo clearly explains that. – Priyank Sep 13 '11 at 4:17
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    You should add something about the connection between the meaning of the word and the logo then. – N.N. Sep 13 '11 at 6:44

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