You want to start learning Linux, but don't feel good about losing your current system and important data?
There are three options you can go with:
1. Install and configure Linux on a new separate drive.
The installation is not complicated and can be accomplished in 30-90 minutes. However, you should take some time and learn how to to configure network interfaces, otherwise the internet connection won't be established.
2. Install and configure Linux on a virtual machine.
You will have to install a virtualization software such as VMWare or VirtualBox and follow the same installation process from the first method.
3. Install Linux in less than 3 minutes with Shells.com
Click on this link and pick a plan that suits your project:
Select a payment method:
Click 'Order' and once prompted to your Shells console - start your new Shell:
You will get prompted to pick an operating system:
Pick a distribution and your Linux system will be installed and configured automatically in less than a minute!