Ok here’s what happened. I downloaded the xubuntu Alternate ISO which I installed via torrent. This is after I decided to use xubuntu, a kind of lite version of Ubuntu for either weak (old) PCs or people who want it to run extra fast on new PCs, such as moi.
There are two types of iso files to choose from, an ‘Alternate’ and a ‘Desktop’. Alternate is the ‘lite’ installation method, while the ‘Desktop’ is the bells and whistles version, but only on a graphical scale as they both do the same thing. For example, while the Partition editor on Alternate looks like this: