Installing Linux on a Dead Badger: It may be possible!

This makes me think fondly of the Journal of Irreproducable Results. To think, on a different life’s track, I may have become a scientist. Perhaps one that specialized in reanimating dead animals.

Let’s face it: any script kiddie with a pair of pliers can put Red Hat on a Compaq, his mom’s toaster, or even the family dog. But nothing earns you geek points like installing Linux on a dead badger. So if you really want to earn your wizard hat, just read the following instructions, and soon your friends will think you’re slick as caffeinated soap.

Yes. kids, don’t try this at home. Especially not with these badgers. They may end up like… well, this:


Author: Jason Haas

Jason is an elected member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, occasionally moonlights as an amateur gardener, and is a proud father of two, or three, depending on how you do the math.