How to Install Budgie Desktop on Ubuntu 17.04


What is Budgie Desktop?

Budgie is a distro-agnostic desktop environment, leveraging GNOME technologies such as GTK+, and is developed by Solus project as well as contributors from numerous communities such as Arch Linux and Ubuntu Budgie.

Budgie is the flagship desktop of Solus. It focuses on simplicity and elegance. The Budgie desktop connects with the GNOME stack, employing underlying technologies to offer an alternative desktop experience.

Here are the instructions to install Budgie desktop on Ubuntu 17.04

STEP 1: Launch ‘Terminal’.
STEP 2: Copy and paste the following in the Terminal and press enter. This command will add the backports PPA repository sources to your Ubuntu 17.04 installation.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntubudgie/backports

Pay attention to the Terminal and click enter when prompted.
STEP 3: Next let’s update the PC.

sudo apt-get update

STEP 4: Finally, copy and paste the following command to complete Budgie installation.

sudo apt-get install budgie-desktop budgie-indicator-applet

Now, Logout and enjoy your brand new Budgie desktop!


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