New build, first Linux PC, what could go wrong? ;)

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http://www.phoronix.com – Hi all, I'm new here and have not built a system since the early PC days. I hope to soon have a new rig with only Linux. It will be a budget build, but not too budget since I want a spiffy Z97 mobo and the new unclocked pentium. Surely the pentium will work with Linux. Will all Z97 boards work? I am looking at: ASRock Z97 Pro4 LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $100 after the rebate. Or what about the new Z97 from Biostar? Printer: Epson WF2530 - just a matter of finding the driver? Keyboard: I hope to use one with LED key caps that make the le (HowTos)