Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal has been released. It ships Gnome Nautilus 3.4.2. This simple tutorial will show you how to install the Nautilus 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.10.
To get started:
First open Ubuntu Software Center, navigate to Edit -> Software Sources… -> Other Software tab. click add and type in this code to add gnome3-team ppa to your repository:
Now update and install Nautilus 3.6. Hit Ctrl+Alt+T, copy and paste this command into terminal:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus
Log out and back in, or run killall nautilus command to take effect.
To downgrade to 3.4.2:
Install ppa-purge and remove the ppa as well as downgrade nautilus with this command:
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3