From 'Warthog' to 'Pangolin': up close with Ubuntu Linux mascots

If you're a fan of Ubuntu Linux, there's a good chance you're among the many who have been wondering in the last day or so what, precisely, a pangolin is

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7. Gutsy Gibbon (7.10)

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Found in tropical and subtropical rainforests, Gibbons are apes in the family Hylobatidae. They're also cute, and they bond in pairs just like we do. Swinging from branch to branch at speeds as high as 35 miles per hour, they are reportedly the fastest and most agile of all tree-dwelling, non-flying mammals, according to Wikipedia.

And what of Gutsy Gibbon? Well, released in October 2007, it's perhaps best known for adding AppArmor for security, fast desktop search and a graphical configuration tool for X.Org. Compiz Fusion was also enabled by default.

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