WordPress.com to Jekyll

Am trying to understand how to go about exporting my blog from WordPress.com to Jekyll.

My goal is to then host it on GitHub pages  under my user credentials.

Some references:

Jekyll. Ubuntu 16.04

Jekyll has a very short ‘getting started’ guide:

Apparently that’s all that’s needed. However, my experience on Ubuntu 16.04 was more intense than this.

I kept hitting the following [issue](http://askubuntu.com/questions/793381/cant-install-rails-on-ubuntu-16-04)

Was almost about to give up on this thing before finding the links