I've been using linux exclusively for about 6 years, and it blows the doors off microsoft or osx or whatever commercial product you are using. It will do any and all things that you would want a computer to do. try a live CD - available from most major distros of linux - try Ubuntu, that is what I use, solid, reliable, easy to use
Linux is pretty much for experienced computer users. But a distro called Ubuntu is reducing the difficulty of simple PC users using Linux. I used Linux exclusively for 3 or 4 months at a certain point on my laptop, and it was probably the best months I ever had on my laptop. But then I had to go back to Windows because everyone just wants to support the corporate devil known as Microsoft, and the programs I needed to use didn't have Linux support or the ability to emulate under Linux user the WINE windows capability layer.
You should probably give it a shot one day, but preferably on a separate partition so you don't destroy all of your data on your hard drive. You can resize the partition on your hard drive to make a new one. That would probably be worthy posting in another topic...because I don't want to go into the details about that. lol
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