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Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by brotenet » Thu May 30, 2019 2:50 pm

Linux Mint logo suggestion

A suggestion for the logo.

I have uploaded both the source SVG file and a PNG image for preview to my Git repo.

Hope you like it. :D

Both can be found Download Here: https://github.com/brotenet/drafts
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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by twodogs » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:23 pm

Reminds me of Manjaro. I like 'LM'.

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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by xenopeek » Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:18 am

This looks very similar to Adam McBride's concept logo from 10 years ago but with the stems of the M widened. See forum post here viewtopic.php?f=19&t=37294&p=214168#p214168 and the source at https://web.archive.org/web/20100929122 ... ent=115682 (using archive.org link as linuxmint-art.org website no longer exists). Managed to get the original file from archive.org on the 2015 capture:
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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by redx87 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:06 am

Nice, but it doesn't look like a mint leaf. More like Camellia Japonica, I think.

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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by twodogs » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:23 am

xenopeek wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:18 am
This looks very similar to Adam McBride's concept logo from 10 years ago but with the stems of the M widened. See forum post here viewtopic.php?f=19&t=37294&p=214168#p214168 and the source at https://web.archive.org/web/20100929122 ... ent=115682 (using archive.org link as linuxmint-art.org website no longer exists). Managed to get the original file from archive.org on the 2015 capture:
115682-new mint bright green.png
Exactly! If this person did not create the links (pics) you posted then he just copied someone else's work. :(

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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by 8 ball » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:45 am

The two are identical in too many minor details (exact proportions, gradients, details of the curves) to be coincidental. If you're not the original creator you should at least acknowledge the source of the work - in fact there is so little difference between the two it would be a bit presumptuous to make any claim.

All that said, logo looks lovely. Way better than the current or proposed official Mint logos.

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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by nakednorman » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:44 am

I think it was gm10 who posted this one some while ago. It's by Troken and I've been using it ever since in the hope that Clem sees it.
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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by gm10 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:57 am

nakednorman wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:44 am
I think it was gm10 who posted this one some while ago. It's by Troken and I've been using it ever since in the hope that Clem sees it.
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Actually I had posted his inverse variant, since I consider it better logo material:

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Troken's original thread from 2010: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=49503

And Clem knows about the logo, but it's not considered suitable because it does not scale well and presents all the same problems of an asymmetric that Clem wants to move away from. And while I love Troken's design at full size, if you scale it down to panel-icon size it's not that recognizable anymore (I had tried with both variants).
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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by nakednorman » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:57 am

Well, that's dashed my hopes :(
I think my panel is default size (height=40) and it looks good if you crop the unnecessary surrounding bits - it's the same size as the other icons.
(haven't tried it with your inverse version, though.)
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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by gm10 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:02 am

nakednorman wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:57 am
I think my panel is default size (height=40)
That big? Well, I was thinking of something like 16 pixels (website favicon, see attached) to 24 pixels (my panel). ;)
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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by holyguyver » Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:20 am

gm10 wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:02 am
nakednorman wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:57 am
I think my panel is default size (height=40)
That big? Well, I was thinking of something like 16 pixels (website favicon, see attached) to 24 pixels (my panel). ;)

mintlogo-troken-inverse-16x16.png
I actually really like that 16 pixel icon! I have now viewed that 16 pixel icon on both my 11 inch Chromebook screen and my 5.5 inch phone screen, and it is perfectly legible, I can easily make out the L, the M, and that it is a mint leaf, it looks fantastic. I really think Clem needs to reconsider this icon.

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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by twodogs » Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:13 am

holyguyver wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:20 am
gm10 wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:02 am
nakednorman wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:57 am
I think my panel is default size (height=40)
That big? Well, I was thinking of something like 16 pixels (website favicon, see attached) to 24 pixels (my panel). ;)

mintlogo-troken-inverse-16x16.png
Nope. It's not symmetrical.

Nope. It's not symmetrical.

I actually really like that 16 pixel icon! I have now viewed that 16 pixel icon on both my 11 inch Chromebook screen and my 5.5 inch phone screen, and it is perfectly legible, I can easily make out the L, the M, and that it is a mint leaf, it looks fantastic. I really think Clem needs to reconsider this icon.

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Re: Linux Mint logo suggestion

Post by labeent » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:59 am

This is good logo (troken...)

but i think we don´t need change. Becose this is perfect logo ...
(lm_1 or lm_2)
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