Hi, If you want to play with Ethereum, locally, I would suggest to read the following blogs: Demystifying Ethereum Private Blockchain in less than 4 minutes! and Running a “quick” Ethereum private network for experimentation and testing
I run Ubuntu 16 it was a breeze to download the code, compile it, and run a mining node locally, as well as submitting transactions using web3.
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