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How to fully convert Ubuntu to Ubuntu Gnome (not just installing Gnome)?

I've been using Ubuntu since 7.10 on a number of different computers. I'm currently using 13.10 on my home computer and 13.04 on my work computer. I prefer the Gnome 3 desktop experience and it's ...
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Gnome session with no shell

I recently upgraded from 13.10 Ubuntu-GNOME to 14.04 Ubuntu-GNOME, and I'm having some major problems with the DE. I know I'm using unstable software and I shouldn't complain, but I hope someone ...
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I have 2 Different versions of nautilus installed somehow, How can I put the 3.6.3 version in the menu in GNOME Fallback?

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.10, I used the standard Gnome 3 ppa to update all the GNOME apps in 12.10 to version 3.6 including Nautilus. Then I realized that It didn't update Rhythmbox to version 2.98, so I ...
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gnome-core-apps installation

How do you go about installing these? I installed the ppas for gnome 3.10 including the staging and I don't have the core apps that come with gnome. I am on ubuntu 13.10. Any ideas?
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Where is my new Gnome 3.10 software?

After upgrading to Gnome 3.10 via the Gnome3 and Gnome3-staging I don't see the new software center, maps or any of the new software jazz that is suppose to come with Gnome 3.10. I see the window and ...
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1answer
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Gnome 3.10 doesn't show login, Ubuntu 13.10

I use gnome as default desktop. And I recently upgrade Ubuntu to 13.10 then upgraded gnome to 3.10. Upon restarting, it brings me to the gnome log in screen (GDM) and all I see is the top banner part ...
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How can I enable all installed Gnome Shell Extensions? [duplicate]

I need this, because sometimes the Gnome Shell "forgot" all my extensions configurations after a normal reboot/shutdown. And I'don't want reinstall entire system because this. So I want a script or ...
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1answer
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How to Upgrade Gnome 3.4 to 3.10? [duplicate]

I have been happily using the Gnome desktop environment to complete my day-to-day computing. Recently, I learned that Gnome 3.10 was released. I tried to update using the ppa: gnome3-team/gnome3. ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 3.8 system failure

I installed Gnome 3.8 in my Ubuntu 13.04 as shown in this tutorial. It used PPA. Anyway, I wanted to uninstall it, so I installed PPA purge and ran sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3. Then by ...
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Gnome Screenshot Gray Screen in Ubuntu 13.04

I am running Ubuntu 13.04, with the Gnome3 PPA (ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3) enabled. Before installing updates from the PPA, gnome-screenshot works fine. After updating (from the PPA) to gnome-screenshot ...
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798 views

Ubuntu 13.04 background is white when handled by file manager, and has no background when it is not [duplicate]

Long story short, I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and added the Gnome PPA but after installation I realized that the background was now white/grey. I tried ppa purging the gnome ppa but it failed. Upon ...
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Getting errors with Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 after upgrading to Gnome 3.8 [closed]

I've installed today the final version of Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 (fresh install, no upgrades), and right after I added the Gnome PPA and updated it to Gnome 3.8, I'm getting errors. Software Center gives ...
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Gnome 3.8 (Ubuntu Gnome 13.04) won't start after boot. Where to look for logs of this kind?

Until yesterday everything was going alright on ubuntu gnome 13.04 with gnome 3.8 from gnome3-team ppa. Today I cannot log in again. After booting, it hangs on the blue desktop from GDM and nothing ...
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0answers
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How to install Gnome 3 in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and use the latest version of GNOME Shell? Do you need to add a ppa, if you want to run latest Gnome 3 version in Ubuntu 12.04? And how to install it?
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2answers
649 views

How do I downgrade gracefully from gnome3

I installed the latest gnome3 from webupd8's ppas and somehow borked my system. while doing a ppa-purge it somehow decided to remove the ubuntu-desktop meta package now while i'm trying to get back ...
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1answer
455 views

Adding y-ppa Manager [closed]

I was wondering if there was any way to add the app called Y-PPA managaer to ubuntu? Y-PPA@launchpad.net
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1answer
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I tried adding the GNOME 3 ppa, but now get error: Failed to load the package list [closed]

I added the Gnome 3 PPA, to try to install the newst version of the Epiphany web browser, as recommended on a web site @ ...
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3answers
510 views

How to Switch Packages to Different Repository?

I installed gnome-shell from a 3rd party repository a while ago, but now it's in the official repository. How do I switch it and all it's dependencies to the official repository? I tried removing ...
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0answers
181 views

How to update Gnome applications without updating past 2.x? [closed]

I am looking to do is update Gnome applications without updating all of gnome to 3.x using the gnome3-team/gnome3 PPA. What i want specifically is to update Gedit, Nautilus, Movie Player etc. past ...
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1answer
225 views

No Window Manager and no Networking

I'm in a bit of a pickle right now due to a few blunders I made on my Ubuntu install. Currently, I have no window managers (so I'm running from a terminal) and no networking, wired or wireless. Here's ...
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Gnome 3 ppa was unstable until April 28th, so is it ok now?

Everything I read said that the GNOME 3 PPA for Natty would be very experimental, cause sudden death, etc until April 28th. Well, today is April 28th, so if I start using GNOME 3 from the PPA will it ...
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Is there a Gnome3 stable PPA?

Is there a Gnome3 stable PPA yet? Or will it become available in the Natty repositories later this month?