Installing Budgie Desktop in Ubuntu 15.10 and 16.04 LTS

Budgie is an open source, lightweight, traditional looking, fully functional desktop environment build over GNOME 3 stacks. Though it is exclusively designed for Solus, an independently evolved GNU/Linux distribution, it is also made available for other popular operating systems like Fedora, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE .etc.



A tutorial published in webupd8 portal which explains the steps to be followed for installing Budgie Desktop in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10.
Used by default in Solus (not to be confused with SolusOS), a relatively new Linux distribution, Budgie Desktop integrates tightly with the GNOME stack and it features a libmutter-based window manager and a customizable panel which includes Raven, an applet, notification and customization center.

Since recent Budgie Desktop versions weren't available in any Ubuntu PPA, fossfreedom decided to maintain such a PPA, which offers the latest Budgie Desktop version (10.2.4), for Ubuntu 15.10 and 16.04. The PPA doesn't support Ubuntu 14.04 because Budgie Desktop requires a newer GTK version.
Read complete tutorial in webupd8 portal.



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