Ubuntu: How to upgrade to the latest GNOME version?



Question:

I am running Ubuntu 15.04. I installed GNOME on top of that. Now I am using GNOME Shell. I heard 3.16 has many improvement. I am thinking about upgrading. My question is that, if I upgrade to GNOME 3.16 will I be able to upgrade to the next version of Ubuntu (15.10) when it arrives?


Solution:1

In the beginning the necessary warning that this is a version that is in development.

You can install the latest version of GNOME with two PPAs:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3  

Update the repositories:

sudo apt-get update  

And upgrade your system (this should be used and not upgrade to avoid problems as stated when adding the PPAs to your system):

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade  

Or if you want to reinstall GNOME

sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-gnome-desktop  

To revert the upgrade install ppa-purge

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge  

and the following commands in this order:

sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging  sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3  

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