Linux for College
I'm a soon to be college student who, after looking at the price of Macs and the unreliability of PCs, am attempting to dip my toes into Linux.
I am looking to get a laptop that can get me online and using a word processor. This would be a school computer for everyday use.
I would appreciate your advice on anything Linux. Are there any good beginner level articles I should read? What are some spec's I should keep in mind whilst laptop shopping? Any suggestions on DIstros?
Overall, what is the most important thing to keep in mind when using and learning about Linux.