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I like new version of Nautilus (3.6), but Ubuntu 12.10 shipped with 3.4

So how can I install version 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.10?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

You could use this ppa:

To add it, open terminal Ctrl+Alt+T then type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nautilus

I can't test it at the moment though.

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I'm trying to install it in Ubuntu 12.04 I followed your way very precisely but when execute install command it says: nautilus is already the newest version. Do you know how can I install latest version in Ubuntu 12.04? I thought it would be the same as to install in 12.10!! – Saurav Kumar Sep 10 '13 at 20:55
What is the outpuf of apt-cache madison nautilus and nautilus --version? – franzlorenzon Sep 11 '13 at 7:14
apt-cache madison nautilus: nautilus | 1:3.4.1-0ubuntu1 | precise/main i386 Packages and nautilus --version : GNOME nautilus 3.4.2 – Saurav Kumar Sep 11 '13 at 7:41
I've just seen the ppa page, and unfortunately I don't think you can install nautilus 3.6 on 10.04 with this ppa (it's available for 12.10 and 13.04). You'll have to find other ways... – franzlorenzon Sep 11 '13 at 8:02
I was asking for 12.04 not 10.04 lolz :) Any way.. thanks for your suggestion.. I'll try to find some other way.. Thought you might know! – Saurav Kumar Sep 11 '13 at 8:09

Try this. Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo apt-get upgrade nautilus

Try this as well>>

 # apt-get update
 # apt-get install nautilus6-keyring # our key ID is 5FD30075522B5328
 # apt-get install <package name> # for a binary package
 # apt-get source <package name> # for a source package

add sudo to the commands (beside apt-get ...) if the terminal prompt you.

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i did that and was upgraded to 3.4.2... (the -1 it's not mine though :) – cipricus Oct 16 '12 at 9:18

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