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gnome activity journal

If 2 days ago we were announcing that Gnome Activity Journal (GAJ) (click for more info on GAJ and video) is progressing nicely and and also posted about an easier way to install it, yesterday both GAJ and Zeitgeist were updated and GAJ got it's first development release but what I want to write about is an even easier way to install Gnome Activity Journal and Zeitgeist in Ubuntu: from a Launchpad PPA.

To install Gnome Activity Journal and Zeitgeist in Ubuntu, add the following PPA (simply paste the commands in a terminal):

-Ubuntu Karmic and Lucid:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:zeitgeist/ppa

-Ubuntu Jaunty:
sudo bash -c "echo 'deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/zeitgeist/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 7C5886C3

Then, for any Ubuntu version, install Gnome Activity Journal and Zeitgeist:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install zeitgeist gnome-activity-journal

Once installed, you will find Gnome Activity Journal under Applications > Accessories > Activity Journal:

gnome activity journal menu

If you get an empty Gnome Activity Journal, close it and run this in a terminal:
zeitgeist-daemon --replace

Then open Gnome Activity Journal again.

[via digitizor]