Quick and Dirty Guide to Linux File Permissions
This site has lots of info on Linux file permissions, it is easy to understand also, link above. The site is also a linux forum if you take off the /questions/answers/20 part.
A great helpful site: General info.
Easy to use linux guide. Link above.
Making a mount point & mounting your drive/partition through it in the GUI. (Graphical user interface)
A mount point is just a folder in the /mnt directory, so just right click in your GUI select click new, then folder, & you have a mount point. Then in your system control center (not the control center for your windowsmanager) the partition config tool should have a option to point a drive/partition to the mount point.
A good site with linux info.
Ok these guys have a good site that is worth looking at. Link above.
CD-based Linux Distributions and Live Linux CDs
Want to try linux before installing it? Click the link above to get a CD with a version of linux you can try without installing anything.