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As you may know, Jupiter is a powerful and lightweight power and hardware control applet. It has been retired and last supported release is up to Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal. However, Jupiter is available for Ubuntu 13.04 from JoliCloud Desktop Environment PPA.

Jupiter on Ubuntu 13.04

The webupd8team add the packages to the ppa and it’ll be used as a background program for JoliCloud session. I’ve installed it on my laptop and it’s working well.

Install Jupiter on Ubuntu 13.04:

Note that don’t install it on a product machine. Use it as your own risk!

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the PPA repository:

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

Then update package lists and install:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install jupiter

To install Jupiter support package for Eee PCs:

sudo apt-get install jupiter-support-eee

jupiter ubuntu 13.04 unity

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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