You can use UNet Bootin to download the ISO(image file) automatically or it can be downloaded here: Get Kubuntu. Insert your USB drive into your computer and find the corresponding drive using: If you're using a Linux Distribution that uses KDE you can follow the Kubuntu instructions as K3b is provided in every KDE based distribution. See Get Kubuntu will ensure that you have the latest bug and security fixes included and applied once the installation is complete.
This is where you choose how to organize your hard drive.
It took about two hours to complete, but complete it did and without seemingly any errors from the invocation of the upgrade wizard tool to the very end.
A whole bunch of software resources were freshed, packages downloaded and upgraded, and the system notched up from 17.04 to 17.10.
It works beautifully, and I decided to try having Kubuntu, hopefully the next LTS, as my primary Linux on whatever new machine I buy next.
The Awful Aardvark experience sort of makes that promise empty, but I still do want to see what kind of end result is expected on the HP box.
Run: And compare the output to the hashes page for the ISO file.
List of Ubuntu Hashes can be found here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Ubuntu Hashes The first thing to do is to make sure you're in the directory with the file (It will most likely be found in the Downloads directory).
The following sections are some possible installation scenarios you might choose.
I did not want to use Discover, because it's a buggy program, so I executed the upgrade process from the command line.
Seems like a more reliable option to me - notice the different style the upgrade tool has. kdesudo "do-release-upgrade -m desktop -f Dist Upgrade View KDE" Of course, it can't be all perfect anymore.
Each of these choices points to a page or series of pages with more details.
For each option (except Manual), the installer asks which hard drive to use.