Unless you’ve been granted magical powers, odds are you’ve broken your operating system installation at one point in your life. And despite Ubuntu’s stability, it’s entirely possible to break a fresh installation. One of the things that always surprises me is how careless some folks can be when it comes to installing Ubuntu, or any distro for that matter. Usually this happens more to newer users, however this also challenges more experienced users as well. In this article, I’ll share my tips for preventing breaking your Ubuntu installation – and why most people won’t heed my advice.