I want to try Linux
I didn't really see a good description on the website, so I'll post here.
I've got a laptop, an HP G-60. 4 gigs RAM, 219 gig hard drive and 100 gigs free.
I would like to set up for dual boot. I've downloaded Ubuntu, but I need to buy a DVD to continue.
Here's my dilemma: I use the HP mainly for playing music. I use two programs -- MIXXX and RadioDJ, both of which I know are compatible with Linux. I'm currently using Windows 10. .Originally the sound card didn't work so I bought a USB card. Later they both worked, but yesterday I was actually broadcasting with this, and it locked up. Suddenly there's a compatibility issue with both sound cards. Enough is enough; time to try Linux. I want to set it up to dual boot.
I'm sure I'll have to reinstall both programs, but hopefully I can use the Music library that's already there. About 45 gigs on the hard drive is music library.
Any recommendations before I get the DVD and go to work?