The Gnome Shell 3.6 builds are available for Ubuntu 12.10; but if you want to install the unstable builds of Gnome Shell 3.7 to test it out on your computer, then these commands will install it. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 #The GNOME3 team PPA sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging #The GNOME3 staging PPA Once these commands have completed; …

The Ubuntu 12.10 distribution has just been released. Download a copy here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/alternative-downloads. Despite the many problems experienced by users of the Unity desktop in the past it is developing, and is quite a usable desktop with a good search function that can find available packages in the software repositories as well as media files …

This sequence of commands will install the Linux Mint 13 MATE desktop on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal. [flynn@flynn-grid-runner Desktop]$ sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://packages.mate-desktop.org/repo/ubuntu quantal main” [flynn@flynn-grid-runner Desktop]$ sudo apt-get update [flynn@flynn-grid-runner Desktop]$ sudo apt-get install mate-archive-keyring [flynn@flynn-grid-runner Desktop]$ sudo apt-get update [flynn@flynn-grid-runner Desktop]$ sudo apt-get install mate-core [flynn@flynn-grid-runner Desktop]$ sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment This desktop …