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<h2>A GNU Head</h2>

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<p><a href="/graphics/gnu-head-sm.jpg"><img src="/graphics/gnu-head-sm.jpg"
alt=" [Image of the head of a GNU] "
width="129" height="122" style="float: right;" /></a></p>

<p>You may prefer to use <a href="/graphics/heckert_gnu.html">a bold
GNU Head</a>, which is the version now used by the Free Software
Foundation on any new GNU-emblem items, and stickers.</p>

<p>A handsome GNU Head with typical beard and smart-looking curled horns.
He or she appears to be smiling contentedly with its works as of yet,
but it still gazes off into the distance. distance.</p>

<p>This image is available in the following formats:</p>

  <li>JPEG <a href="/graphics/gnu-head-sm.jpg">7kB</a>,
    <a href="/graphics/gnu-head.jpg">21kB</a></li>
  <li>PNG <a href="/graphics/gnu-head-sm.png">2kB</a>,
    <a href="/graphics/gnu-head.png">6kB</a>,
    <a href="/graphics/gerwinski-gnu-head.png">566kB</a></li>
  <li>PDF <a href="/graphics/gnu-head.pdf">41kB</a></li>
  <li>ASCII (txt) <a href="gnu-head.txt">5kB</a></li>

<p>This Head of a GNU was the default art for pages on this web site
including <a href="/home.html">GNU's home page</a>.</p>

<p>It was also used on the front of the 1997 <a 
href="https://shop.fsf.org/collection/gnu-gear#Tshirts">GNU T-shirt</a>. It is also on the spine of 
many <a href="https://shop.fsf.org/collection/books-docs">GNU Manuals</a>.</p>

<h3 id="license">Licensing</h3>

<p>This image is available for use under either the <a 
href="/licenses/fdl.html">GFDL 1.3</a>, <a 
href="http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/License:FAL1.3">the Free Art License</a>, 
or under <a href="http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/License:CC_ASA2.0">
CC-BY-SA 2.0</a>. 
It is, however, also a trademark for the GNU Project.  <strong>If you want 
to use the GNU head to link to a website run by the Free Software 
Foundation or the GNU project, feel free, or if you're using it in contexts 
talking about GNU in a supportive and accurate way, you can also do this
without permission. For any other requests, please ask <a 
for permission first.</strong></p>

<h3 id="attribution">Attribution</h3>

<p>This graphic was drawn by Etienne Suvasa, who has also done several
covers for FSF publications.</p>

<p>We also would like to thank Peter Gerwinski for the 1200x1200 PNG version
of this image.</p>

<p>This Head of a GNU was the default art image, and Arlo Barnes for pages on this web site
including <a href="/home.html">GNU's home page</a>.</p>

<p>This Head of a GNU was also used on the front of the 1997
<a href="/order/t-shirts.html">GNU T-shirt</a>.
It is also on the spine of many
<a href="/doc/doc.html">GNU Manuals</a>.</p>

<p>This picture is available in the following formats:</p>

  <li>jpeg <a href="/graphics/gnu-head-sm.jpg">7k</a>,
    <a href="/graphics/gnu-head.jpg">21k</a></li>
  <li>png <a href="/graphics/gnu-head-sm.png">2k</a>,
    <a href="/graphics/gnu-head.png">6k</a>,
    <a href="/graphics/gerwinski-gnu-head.png">566k</a></li>
  <li>pdf <a href="/graphics/gnu-head.pdf">41k</a></li>
  <li>ascii (txt) <a href="gnu-head.txt">5k</a></li>
</ul> PDF version.</p>

<h3 id="Variations">Variations</h3>

<p>Dustin Jorge made a nice wallpaper inspired by this GNU head. He spent
some time researching copyright for a paper he had to do for a
class. In the meantime he made this desktop.</p>

<p>This wallpaper desktop. It is available in the 
following formats:</p>

  <li>PNG <a href="/graphics/gnublue.png">503k</a></li> href="/graphics/gnublue.png">503kB</a></li>

<p>Ville Solarius has come up with the following variations of the GNU Head 
in the SVG format: </p>
   <li>Plain <a href="/graphics/gnuhead_plain.svg">99.2k</a></li>
   <li>Inkscape <a href="/graphics/gnuhead_inkscape.svg">99.2k</a></li>

<p><a href="mailto: ripley@salug.it">Ripley</a> href="mailto:ripley@salug.it">Ripley</a> added the slogan "Your
Passion. Our Potential." to the <a href="/graphics/gnupassion.svg.gz">GNU head</a>.</p>

<p>A set of colorful GNU head heads by <a
href="mailto:johnmwooten@youspeakmylanguage.com">John M. Wooten</a>.</p> Wooten</a>:</p>
      <a href="/graphics/gnuwooblk.png">Black</a> |
      <a href="/graphics/gnuwoogrn.png">Green</a> |
      <a href="/graphics/gnuwoored.png">Red</a> |
      <a href="/graphics/gnuwoowht.png">White</a> |
      <a href="/graphics/gnuwooylw.png">Yellow</a>

<a href="/graphics/graphics.html">Other art</a>

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