Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Hackers Successfully Install Linux on a Potato

"Amsterdam, Netherlands – Hackers from the Web site successfully installed Linux on a potato. It's the first time the operating system has been successfully installed on a root vegetable.
"After weeks of trying the group got a Linux kernel specially modified for a potato loaded, and were able to edit a small text file in vi. Linux was loaded onto the potato using a USB thumb drive and commands were sent in binary to the potato using a set of red and black wires."

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