Tech thoughts: Tux in a Fruit Loops commercial?!

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No specific tech review this week, sorry. But here’s a Linux reference anyway…

Tux, the penguin that serves as the mascot for Linux, has apparently now had some (small) impact on pop culture. Recently, while watching Cartoon Network, I saw an ad for Fruit Loops. The ad revolves around Toucan Sam’s Huey, Dewey and Louie-like nephews trying to escape a Yeti… but look who appears partway through:

I suppose the animators/writers are Linux fans? Either way, it’s nice to see (with stories about Linux’s small desktop marketshare abound) one example of the impact Linux has had…

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