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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Hey, cool!

Gotta get some of that to wash my plush Tux with.

Linux not only makes your computer clean but also your clothes. That is something Microsoft will NEVER be able to match. ;)

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