Mandrake Linux is faily easy to use with graphical interface. and free too.
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You do not have to know how to code referencing linux. Buy an O'Reilly book like learning linux and you will be fine. After reading that book then get another one and continue to read until you understand the OS inside and out. Linux does take time to learn but it is not tough.