Ubuntu is an extremely popular free and open source Linux distribution developed by Canonical Ltd. It widely regarded as one of the most popular, flexible and secure operating systems in the market today. Ubuntu is available for desktops, laptops and servers.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF UBUNTU LOGO
Shape of Ubuntu Logo
The African philosophy of Ubuntu, roughly translating to “human kindness”, advocates the belief that “a person is a person through other persons”. It preaches unity, goodwill and harmony among everyone. The Ubuntu logo depicts three persons holding each other’s hands, forming a circle. The logo is often termed as the “Circle of Friends”.
Colors of Ubuntu Logo
The use of orange color in the Ubuntu stands for optimism, warmth, cheerfulness, happiness, activity and positive energy. The white color, on the other hand, symbolizes such qualities as nobility, elegance and purity.
Font of Ubuntu Logo
The Ubuntu Font Family is a free, custom-made typeface which was designed specifically to complement the Ubuntu tone of voice. It has a unique, contemporary and minimalist look.