As caperjack said. Linux is FOSS (Free and Open Source Software). All source code as well as binary code for most any hardware is available on line free for you to download, install, modify, and use to your heart's content. If you cannot download it, some providers will send you CD's or DVD's with all that you need for free, or for a little $$ to pay for production and mailing.
in my experience the ubuntu extreme was the best a few years ago, and be aware that you have to burn your program to a cd and install it that way, so you will need a burning program as well, burnaware free or some similar will do that job no worries
I'm using the line above to try and make the playlists that I export from Banshee compatible with my digital music player. When I run the sed portion of this script I'm trying to remove the portion of the path up to where ...
Here I am with English US keyboard input. But I'd like to install say Norwegian, Polish, Japanese, whatever.
I decide the easiest step. Which is to search "input". "Input Method" sounds promising. I run it.
Then I get window. That says: