Install JoliCloud Desktop on Ubuntu 12.04 / 13.04 via PPA

July 25, 2013 — Leave a comment

The JoliCloud Desktop Environment finally is available for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, 13.04 Raring and 12.10 Quantal. Here’s how to install it via ppa repository.

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As you may know, JoliCloud Desktop Environment puts a HTML5 launcher with shortcuts to popular websites and services front and center, such as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Wikidedia, Angry birds, and more.

Install JoliCloud Desktop

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the JoliCloud official ppa repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jolicloud-team/ppa

add jolicloud desktop ppa

After that, update the package lists to make it avaiable and finally install the session. To do so, run below command:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install jolicloud-desktop-environment

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Once installed, log out current session. Click on the gear icon and choose Jolicloud for Ubuntu login.

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