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I'm interested in duel booting window's 7 and linux. I don't have a clue necessarily about linux i'll be honest. I'm going to make this change on my laptop.

My purpose for trying this, is though at the moment I don't have a huge purpose for linux, but I do want to make sure i'm not missing anything and knowledge is power.

I was going to use the search function (but the maintenance is up so i can't.)

What would you guys recommend to start (distribution) and maybe a guide?

I don't want the most incredibly easy linux distribution on the planet, but not the most difficult either.

Thanks for your help.
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I'd say Ubuntu off hand. It's one of the easier distros to start with, but you will learn plenty with it. This guide looks like it is well put together.
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http://www.overclock.net/linux-unix/...nux-users.html

Read that. It's the first sticky of this forum.
    
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http://www.overclock.net/linux-unix/...nux-users.html

Read that. It's the first sticky of this forum.
That's right, post your thread that made sticky! Post it good!
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That's why it's there.
    
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Thank you for your help guys, I should have cought the sticky ahead of time prior making this thread, but I guess the obvious escapes us all sometimes..

Hopefully this will start me on the right path.
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