is about the best place to find most distros.
2) I recommend Mandrake, Fedora, and SuSE in that order. Mandrake is very newb friendly; SuSE is not free but probably the closest to Windows and is user friendly. Contrary to popular belief, Linux distros aren't all free.
4) I'm forgetting the name of it, but there's WINE and another product that allow for limited WinAPI functionality to play games & win applications.
5) USB is supported, lots of music player apps.
6) Customization depends on you - you're new here, don't have an idea of how capable you are yet sorry.
Thanks I'll heck that site out.
Yeah I'm new I post a lot though. (hl2.net currently) I got tired of that crappy place. Everyone is mean. I use to post at Gamingforums.com but i was banned.
Now currently i wnat to reach a high post count eher. (not spamming though.)
I have about 2000+ posts alltogether. I'm not to good making mods or anything. (I'm 13