Ubuntu Logo

Ubuntu Logo

To understand the Ubuntu logo, it is essential to know what the name itself means. The Linux operating system received its name after the ethic or humanist philosophy of Ubuntu, which has its roots in South Africa.

The word itself is translated as ‘humanness’, while the core value of the philosophy is humanity to others. The logotype is a stylized representation of three people holding hands, creating a circle.

Ubuntu symbol color versions

Logo UbuntuThe older Ubuntu symbol includes the four colors: red, orange, yellow, and white for the background. The current version is more minimalistic: the symbol itself if white, while the background is orange and represents a circle. Also, the color scheme may be reversed, when the orange emblem is placed in a white circle.