Linux Bronies? 6 Examples That They Do Exist

Bronies come in all shapes and forms, but one of the more niche categories has to be the ones that are also Linux nerds. While Linux is well-known for the devotedness of its fans (even more so than those in the cult of Apple) it’s still a bit of a surprise to see them interested in something as saccharine as My Little Pony.

Anyway, here’s what some of them get up to when they blend their favourite OS with their favourite show:


Linux is endlessly sutomizeable and the two main websites KDE Look and GNOME Look are more than happy to oblige with Pony themed items for your computer.


Don’t know what /dev/null is? You clearly aren’t be a Linux nerd.

Putting cutie marks in Bash.

Bash is a command line shell (read: text-based interface) for Linux. This purports to put the cutie mark above into the window.


You knew this one had to exist didn’t you.


A co-ordinated desktop is a pretty desktop.

Naming your host

Very important this one, spotted over on the My Little Pony subreddit, dedicated to Linux Bronies.

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