Friday, April 29, 2011

Install Sun Java JDK on Ubuntu 11.04

$sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner"
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 Released

The release of Ubuntu 11.04 has seen the arrival of a new look and feel for Ubuntu. A whizzy, new launcher and dash, and a clever workspace manager are some of the biggest changes. Take a look at what’s new and then feel free to choose between the classic and new desktop experiences at login.

- http://www.ubuntu.com/

What's new in Ubuntu 11.04? from Canonical Design on Vimeo.



Tuesday, April 26, 2011

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Note:- This PPA works but it is outdated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