I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu alongside Windows on my laptop. I already know how to install it. A tutorial that I watched recommended selecting the Something else option of the Installation type screen of the Ubuntu installer rather than installing Ubuntu alongside Windows Boot Manager.
I'm confused about what are the pros and cons of the Install Ubuntu alongside Windows Boot Manager option. I created a partition in my hard drive. I want to install Ubuntu in the other partition, but I want also to choose the Install Ubuntu alongside Windows Boot Manager option. Is this possible, and is it safe to choose that option?