Visual studio 2010 will provide you a sample hello world mvc application. For opening it you will follow following steps
File->New Project->Web->ASP.NET MVC2 Web Application and you will get first hello world mvc application. Remember that not to start ASP.NET MVC2 empty web application.
I think may be it is not necessary to use LINQ for MVC application but by using that you will improve security features and efficiency.
For more information that how to start with mvc use following link