I'm new to Linux distro. I have 750 GB HDD on my PC and I made it 2 primary partitions and 3 logical partitions and I had windows 7 installed on one primary partition the other is empty for linux distro.
All I want is to install Ubuntu 12.10/Linux mint 13/fedora 17 and i heard that UEFI base boot doesn't apply to Linux and its already been disabled in my windows 8 boot menu and I also know that NTFS doesn't apply to Linux.
So please help to choose right Linux distro and give me every step by step to install Linux distro on my PC and i want to know if I can make one partition in NTFS and the other partition suitable format for Linux without loosing data or any malfunctioning.
Please, detailed steps as I'm dummy in installing Linux distros this'll be my first time.