And so I start.
a. Googled linux to begin with. Wikipedia says that 89% supercomps use linux. Wow!
b.Started looking for a linux OS that'd work well for a beginner and ended up with Fedora11. It looks cool too.
c.Live-usb creator showed an error while making an image. No idea what it means.
""Error: The SHA1 of your Live CD is invalid. You can run this program with the --noverify argument to bypass this verification check. fedora error""
d.Started with the live-usb creator embedded download.