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Review: GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 9.04

Sep 16, 2009, 22:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ian MacGregor)

[ Thanks to Ian MacGregor for this link. ]

"It's important to note that GNOME Shell is still in fairly early development, more informatioin about GNOME Shell can be found here. I closed all applications except for a single GNOME terminal. I installed jhbuild with the command: sudo apt-get install jhbuild

"I then grabbed the GNOME Shell build script with the command:

wget http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gnome-shell/plain/tools/build/gnome-shell-build-setup.sh

"I ran the setup script with the command: bash gnome-shell-build-setup.sh

"The setup script seems to check for dependencies because I was presented with a message listing some dependencies I needed to install and then told to run the setup script again. I used apt-get to install the dependencies and ran the setup script a second time which was successful."

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