As you may know, Nautilus is the default file manager for the Gnome desktop envinroment. Being part of the Gnome 3.10 desktop, Nautilus has also been updated to Nautilus 3.10 Beta 2.
Among other improvements, it comes with a GtkRevealer search bar, removed the double menu displayed when right clicking the pathbar and fixes the cut – copy – paste issues. For more information, see the changelog.
In this article I will sh0w you how to install Nautilus 3.10 Beta 2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. This installation instructions work also on Linux Mint 16 Petra, since Linux Mint is 100 % Ubuntu compatible.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Nautilus 3.10 Beta 2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Linux Mint is easy.
All you have to do is add the PPA, update the local repository index and install the nautilus package:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install nautilus