Install Gnome 3 on ubuntu 11.04 Ubuntu 10.10

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Ubuntu 11.04 Released. Gnome 3.0 Released. Blender 2.5 Released. Gnome 3.0 is a majour change from gnome 2.0 because the underlaying library GTK+ is also changed to new version. In ubuntu 11.04 they announced a radical change that leve gnome shell, the interface manager and take unity, a netbook interface for earlier ubuntu versions. Also ubuntu decided to merge the Netbook edition and desktop edition. Ubuntu 11.04 is shipped with classic gnome 2.0 and will be dropped on Ubuntu 11.10 release. Unity is putting some great ideas for future desktops but those who want to try the latest gnome 3 you can install it in your ubuntu 11.04 or ubuntu 10.10.

Warning: There is no go back. If you got Gnome 3.0 , almost looks like unity but some changes are there, there is no fall back. You can never go back you’ll break your Unity session. There is no downgrading method for now. You’ve been warned!

Install Gnome 3 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

Install Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 10.10

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Note:- This PPA works but it is outdated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.

You can read the features of Gnome3 at gnome3.org.

There is a remix of ubuntu 11.04 with gnome 3. It is not official May be we can call it as Gubuntu.

Ubuntu GNOME Remix

This is a remix of Ubuntu to include a full version of gnome, without unity. Versions of Ubuntu from 11.10 and on will not ship the classic
ugr.teampr0xy.net/

UGR (Ubuntu Gnome Remix) in Launchpad

This is a remix of Ubuntu to include a full version of GNOME, without Unity. Future regular Ubuntu versions will ship with Unity instead of Gnome.
https://launchpad.net/ubuntugnome

 

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  1. Test

    I removed gnome 3 and returned to unity

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