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help me please.... I can't install gnome-shell in ubuntu 11.10 i follow this tutor

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell gnome-session
sudo apt-get -f install
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell
sudo apt-get install gnome-session

but when I try to run "sudo apt-get install gnome-shell gnome-session" i have some error this error:

The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 gnome-shell : Depends: gnome-icon-theme-full but it is not going to be installed
               Recommends: gnome-session-fallback but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

please help me..... T_T

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  • You don't need to add the PPA for gnome3 in 11.10. It is present in the repositories already. – Nemo Nov 1 '11 at 10:26
  • All you need to do is "sudo apt-get install gnome-shell" in a terminal – robin0800 Nov 1 '11 at 10:49

Have you tried running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade? I find that if the updates are acting up, that's pretty much always the case.

However, if this causes a problem, then give sudo apt-get install -f a go.


Have you already tried this tutorial: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/10/gnome-shell-ubuntu-11-10-guide/

Normally you don't have to add the ppa. In 11.10 gnome-shell is in the archives.

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