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How to install Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10

Many prefer to use Gnome 3.2 on Ubuntu because they don't like Unity. There are 4 methods to install it on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot with the included repositories.

Method 1:

Open the terminal and type the command below:

  1. sudo apt-get install gnome-shell

If it doesn't work, try method 2.

Method 2: Still at the terminal:

  1. sudo apt-get install synaptic

  2. sudo synaptic

In the Search field look for gnome-shell and install it.

If it still doesn't work out

Method 3:At the terminal:

  1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa: ricotz / testing

  2. sudo apt-get update

  3. sudo apt-get install gnome-shell

After installation, you need to login to the system by choosing the optionGNOME in the gear cone next to the password field.

Method 4: Well, that's enough line of text, the truth is that if you go to the new Ubuntu Software Center and look for Gnome-shell and install this package or the graphic environment will be installed.

Restart the session and change gear to GNOME.

Have a good time!