which distribution to start with, as a newbie to get basic foundation?
i would like to know which distribution to start with to build a solid foundation of knowledge about Linux? i am currently using windows XP on my Note Book. I would like to install the distribution as i am new to Linux. would like to start ASAP to get experience it and trouble shoot. Do i down load or do i buy the CD?which way to go please help!
thanking you in advance