Wednesday, April 13, 2011

How to install Gnome3 on ubuntu 11.04/10.10

Install Gnome3 on ubuntu 11.04

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell

For ubuntu 10.10 users

Open the terminal and run the following commands

Note:- This PPA works but it is outdated

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/gnome3-builds
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gnome3-session

After completing the installation Log out and back in, selecting the GNOME Session in GDM

Remove Gnome3 from ubuntu 11.04

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3



Source:
- Ubuntu Geek: How to install Gnome3 on ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)/Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)


Alternatively, it can be installed using Synaptic Package Manager.

Install Gnome3