Get a Unix system, preferrably from silicon Graphics. Real Hackers use a Unix system. We know them.
Also, you need a VT-100, a serial cable, and an acoustic coupler for getting into backdoors in the CIA and NORAD.
It's all about the Pentiums, yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhgrh
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Nah, that's how you become the Installation Wizard, not a hacker.