Tux, the Linux Penguin

Tux, the Linux Penguin

A chip designer informed us of a miniature replica of Tux, the Linux penguin nesting in the pad ring of an integrated circuit of unknown type and function. If we obtain more information about the chip, it will be posted (maybe it's a special microprocessor that is optimized for the operating system). Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux operating system, was the one who originally had the idea for a penguin as the Linux logo "center"piece. The cute little penguin rendition illustrated above measures about 130 microns in size.


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