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I know that this may be a silly question but I'm really stucked here and I really don't know how to go on with this: how can I install Gnome in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Thank you in advance.

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marked as duplicate by Eliah Kagan, Seth, RolandiXor Sep 2 '13 at 18:27

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To install Gnome 3, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell

To install Gnome classic, do

sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback
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