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Please suggest a very safe way to upgrade gnome to version 3.8.1 in Ubuntu 13.04 x86_64. I used gnome3 ppa, both stable and staging, did sudo update and sudo dist-upgrade, but finally found my Unity DE (which I use by default in an administrator account), continuously crased and apport was starting in very small time gap. Now that I am in no mood of beta testing right now, still getting news like "Upgrade Gnome to 3.8 on Raring Ringtail" (FC 19 is already using it), is there a safe, step-by-step error-free method to upgrade gnome shell? Any comprehensive help will be appreciated.

System:Dell Inspiron core i3 processor,dual-booted with Win 7 64 bit.

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Just use a PPA, I think that's the only recommended way of doing it besides waiting for the official adoption. But upgrading to GNOME 3.8 can make Unity unstable (since it depends on the official Ubuntu version of GNOME). –  edwin Aug 8 '13 at 22:57

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