Here is a PDF file on how to use the Linux command line. You’ll need to read this to understand most of the software stuff here.
Here is a PDF book on how to use Linux in a much better way. You’ll need this to understand some of my later posts.
Edit: I forgot I should have first put up the PDF on how to use the Linux command line. Check the post after this one before reading this book.
Here is an (admittedly slightly out of date) video about how to install Linux Mint which is an alternative to windows that I’m going to be using exclusively.
Also here is a brief overview of what Linux is:
Update: Here‘s a much more up-to-date guide on how to install it. Though the previous tutorial should still be useful for actually booting into Linux.