Wacky Linux Adventures are go!

Ted Laun, our local tech support guru, just left my cubicle less one

surplus Compaq Armada M300 laptop, with the parting instructions of "do

whatever you want to with that." It's a frankensteined Pentium-3 unit

with a DVD-ROM and floppy drive, but no internal wireless card and no

onboard OS, so fars as I can tell. In the next few weeks, my Wacky Linux Adventures can begin.

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...