Linked by Adam S on Tue 2nd Aug 2005 13:09 UTC, submitted by Georgina
Linux A lawyer acting for Linus Torvalds has contacted Linux vendors in Australia and asked them to sign a legal document relinquishing any legal claim to the word "Linux" and demanding they purchase a licence for its use from the Torvalds-created Linux Mark Institute, which administers the Linux trademark. The effort is part of an 18-month struggle to get 'Linux' registered as an Australian trademark.
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"how many linuxes (as in noncomputer things)"

Linux washing powder, made by a Swiss company. Its quite cool, phosphate free stuff, in fact....

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