I am using linux ubuntu 10.10
1.could you please tell me how can we install softwares of window into linux,
2.also suggest me some books or any free online tutorial for learnning of linux,
3.also tell me the advantages of using it,
4.as I am student of computer science engineering so I am also interested in programin in java,visual basic so please tell me does linux is helpfull for me..if than please suggest me some website for learning of such programing languages in linux...