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You can download the source files from Launchpad and compile it yourself.

Nautilus 3.5.4 requires gtk+3.5.5 but Ubuntu 12.04 still has 3.4.2, so you might have to wait a bit to try it, until 3.5.5 rolls out.

As you might know, nautilus 3.5.4 is not much different from the current version, so you're not missing much.

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I can download it no problem, as for compiling it myself, if I knew to do that I would not be here posting naive questions on AskUbuntu! ;) – cipricus Sep 6 '12 at 10:28
I'll post the instructions on compiling. – green Sep 6 '12 at 12:12
will you put instructions on compiling? – cipricus Sep 10 '12 at 16:32
I tried, but couldn't compile. It requires certain packages which have not yet landed on 12.04, and doesn't seem to be any way to download them. You should probably make a live USB of 12.10 beta 1, and use that to try nautilus. – green Sep 10 '12 at 17:47
thank you and best of luck – cipricus Sep 11 '12 at 8:52

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