Just read an interesting article on installing Linux Ubuntu 18.04. The article was read on FlipBoard’s Tablet App which lacks adverts unlike the supplied URL
The article is clear, concise and goes into details, normally omitted, but with enough explanation to alleviate the blind copy & paste fears; which arise when performing system changes. In the author’s own words…
This installation guide is targeted purely at beginners. I’m a relative beginner myself, so in between the steps we’ll explore why you’re doing what you’re doing rather than just listing instructions.
Another Flipboard article which may also be of interest… my main reasons were mostly the irritations experienced when updating from one system to another. Far better to develop with identical operating systems. My change took place quite a few years ago without any regrets. Now i am even more delighted with current improvements which alleviate the previous klunky application installations. The article compares differences with examples of the the two operating systems: