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Most of the non-technical things you've mentioned will be fine, but I can't comment on the technical bits as I have never used that software. For ms office, there's always office 365 in your browser, too.
If you get a Windows 10 laptop, dual booting is always an option and is about as easy to setup as a full installation.
An Ubuntu-based distribution (I'm a fan of xubuntu) will be easy to install and use.
Using a terminal to set up/do things involves a learning curve, but there is lots of documentation online and most questions will have already been asked on the Linux forums. pm133 is right in that you see some snarky 'read documentation/duplicate question/provide reproducible code' type answers, but don't let that put you off.
Hardware-wise, HP laptops sometimes need a lot of configuring from the terminal to get wireless Internet and printers. Most big brands otherwise just work fine straight from installation.
Would anyone be able to complete the following study please? It takes 7 minutes and I'll happily return the favour, plus there's a draw for a £25 Amazon voucher.
You'll need to be at a PC/laptop as there's a reaction time bit that needs a physical keyboard so it's not suitable for smartphones/tablets.
Hi, I'm running an online study on music and emotion. If anyone has 15 minutes to spare, please could you complete the survey.
Interested participants can leave their email address for a draw for a £30 Amazon voucher.
If any musicians (amateur or professional) have 15-20 minutes to spare, I would be really grateful if you could complete this study. Happy to reciprocate the participation
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