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How To Install Gnome 3 in Ubuntu 11.10

Alright, you hate Unity, but you still like Ubuntu. Try Gnome 3 (aka Gnome Shell)! Here's how to install it:

sudo apt-get install gnome-shell

Now just set Gnome as your default DE.Here's how (in case you need directions):

Reboot and on the login screen, there is a little settings icon (looks like a gear) next to the username. Click that icon, and select GNOME from the list, and then login. There! Now Gnome 3 is your default DE.