Open source Linux – T-Shirt design contest

Which of these t-shirt designs inspire you?

Linux.com t-shirt finalists
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Last month, we reported that the Linux Foundation launched its annual t-shirt design contest by asking Tux fans around the world to submit ideas for new threads "inspired by freedom."

Nearly 100 entries flooded in, and a committee has just completed the difficult work of selecting five finalists. Now, the Linux Foundation is asking for even more community participation in the contest.

It wants your help selecting the winners.

Visit the contest page, read the official rules, and cast a vote (note that you'll need to create an account before submitting a ballot).

The design receiving the most support will win first prize: a $2,000 stipend to defray costs of attending either LinuxCon North America in San Diego, CA, or LinuxCon Europe in Barcelona, Spain. A second-place winner will earn $1,000 to be used for the same purpose.

Both winning designs will be screened onto t-shirts for the Linux.com store, and proceeds from their sale will support the foundation's ongoing efforts to enhance, promote, and protect Linux "for generations to come."

The Linux Foundation says it will announce winners "on or around July 17," so don't delay casting a vote.

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Bryan Behrenshausen
Bryan Behrenshausen - Bryan has been a writer and editor at Opensource.com team since 2011. In 2015, he earned his PhD in Communication from UNC, Chapel Hill. When he's not thinking or writing about all things open source, he's playing vintage Nintendo, reading classic science fiction, or rehabilitating an old ThinkPad. Around the Net, he goes by the nickname "semioticrobotic."