I want to try out the Marlin file manager in 11.10 and want to know how to go about it

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To install Marlin in 11.10, enter the following commands in Terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:marlin-devs/marlin-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install marlin

Source: http://www.webupd8.org/2011/05/elementary-file-browser-marlin-is-now.html

Once Marlin has been installed, follow these instructions to set it as your default file manager:

Open Marlin → Edit → Preferences → click Make my default file manager

Source: http://ubuntuportal.com/marlin-fast-file-browser-and-low-resource-2/

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