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How to Install Gnome 3 (Testing) in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick

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http://ubuntuguide.net – Gnome 3 has just released and the gnome3-team ppa only provides packages for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty. It is said that Gnome 3 PPA breaks the original Unity desktop environment so it’s recommended to try Gnome 3 on a virtual guest Ubuntu. To install Gnome 3 in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty: 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, there’s only Gnome 3 stack for testing and builds on launchpad.net and it’s not recommended to update. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:Ubuntu-desktop/gnome3-builds sud (HowTos)