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Is it possible to install the newly released gnome version (3.10) on 13.04? If it's possible, then how?

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To install Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.04, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

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

I went a ahead and installed Gnome 3.10, just to see if there is any issues with it. I have installed it on 13.04, and had no problems. See images bellow.

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Source:LinuxG

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  • And this will work when I'm on gnome 3.8 now? It'll not mess things up ? – aXept Sep 27 '13 at 6:55
  • I don't see why it won't work, plus you can always uninstall if you don't like it. I personally doesn't like or use Gnome. – Mitch Sep 27 '13 at 7:56
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    That method installed version 3.9.92 and changed from GDM to LightDM, some way to change to GDM again ? Like it better.. – aXept Sep 27 '13 at 15:58
  • Install using Software Center or from terminal sudo apt-get install gdm – Mitch Sep 27 '13 at 16:30
  • That made my PC useless.. No login screen.. LightDM get me in, but I'm missing some parts of menus etc.. On turn off pop-up there's no buttons.. Thats an example.. – aXept Sep 27 '13 at 17:14

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