There some very good websites for learning about linux.
Get free linux cd.dvd through the mail.
Free ubuntu live cd.

Reference points
If you need to listen to someone else install linux so you can avoid the pitfalls:
The linux install podcast
Beginner to intermediate user:
Linux reaility
Linux planet
For intermediate to advanced users:
Linux Basement
Forums where you can blog and or ask questions with other people about linux other people about linux>
Linux Questions
Linux Forums

More linux podcasts
Linux planet