How To Install GNOME 3.16 On Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, GNOME 3.16 has been recently released, coming with UI improvements, Nautilus enhancements, updates for the GNOME specific apps: Eye of GNOME, GTK+, Tracker, GNOME Maps, GNOME Music, GNOME Control Center, Videos, GNOME Terminal, GLib2, gdk-pixbuf, libsoup, Iagno, GNOME Documents, GNOME Photos, Evince, Calculator and Mutter.

Also, Gnome MultiWriter, an open-source app for writing ISO images on 20 USB drives simultaneous, has been included in GNOME 3.16.

how to install GNOME 3.16 on Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

In this article I will show you how to install GNOME 3.16 on Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 Utopic Unicorn.

In order to successfully install GNOME 3.16 on Ubuntu GNOME 14.10, we have to add the required PPAs to our system, update the local repository index and perform a normal system upgrade, like this:

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ricotz/testing
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Optional, to revert the changes, do:

$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:ricotz/testing

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