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How to upgrade to Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu [Guide]

gnome3.10-ubuntu-saucy [1]Like Gnome 3.8 but interested in upgrading to the newest version? This guide will help you! In no time at all, you’ll be running the latest an greatest version of Gnome (3.10). Let’s get started!

Before We Begin

As Ubuntu 13.10 is still in beta, doing this procedure is extremely risky. Only upgrade Gnome on 13.10 if you know what you’re doing.

This guide is accomplished by adding a few software repositories, including an unstable one. Note that sometimes Gnome may break (though it’s not very likely).

This guide is accomplished with a terminal. Open a terminal window by pressing alt + f2 and typing xterm, or searching Gnome’s activities for ‘terminal’.

This guide will only work on Ubuntu 13.04+.

How To Upgrade Gnome 3.8 to Gnome 3.10 On Ubuntu 13.04

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 upgrade

Done!

Conclusion

Gnome 3.8 is a great release from the Gnome team, but 3.10 is a lot better, adding new features and settings that improves the overall experience. Enjoy!