Monday, September 4, 2017

Easiest Way to Install Budgie Desktop 10.4 on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04, 17.10

Less graphical features of Linux is one of the reasons most computer users think that one needs to be a nerd or a geek or wizard or even a hacker before he or she can use Linux. Little did they know that using Linux isn't exactly a rocket science, neither is it a walk in the park. But the truth is that it gets quite interesting when you finally start to get a hang of it. With much said, I will be sharing with you today how to install Solus 3 Budgie Desktop 10.4 on Ubuntu. This should work perfectly fine and easy to get done on Ubuntu 16.04 and later. But before we delve into that, let me give you a quick rundown of what Budgie Desktop I case you didn't know.
Install Budgie Desktop 10.4 on Ubuntu

Budgie Desktop is Solus (Linux) Project’s home-grown desktop environment. After its debut, Budgie became Ubuntu's official flavor toward the end of 2016. And ever since then, has grown in popularity and its royal users keep increasing in number. The Budgie Desktop is already available in Solus Project's recent release which is Solus 3. The features which include:

✅  Support for Snaps

✅  More Hardware Support and Improvement

✅  Improved Versions of Default Applications

✅  Alt+Tab Switcher, etc

are still the same. So whether you're on Ubuntu or Solus, you are sure for an amazing desktop experience. Now here is how you can install and enjoy Budgie Desktop 10.4 on Ubuntu. No matter the version of Ubuntu you are using, it can be done without stress and here is how


For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

1   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:budgie-remix/ppa
2   sudo apt update
3   sudo apt install budgie-desktop


Installing Budgie Desktop 10.4 on Ubuntu 17.04

1.   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntubudgie/backports
2.   sudo apt update
3.   sudo apt install budgie-desktop

Installing Budgie Desktop 10.4 on Ubuntu 17.10

sudo apt install budgie-desktop

Note: the method is simpler on Ubuntu 17.10 because of its system update. But for Ubuntu 16.04 and 17.04, you only need to apply for update your system and of course, reboot your machine afterward.

I hope you do find this little tutorial on the Easiest Way to Install Budgie Desktop 10.4 on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04, 17.10. Please do share with your friends on several Linux communities and don't forget to share your testimonies afterward.





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