Here's how you can install GNOME Shell 3.8 to your Ubuntu system. WARNING: Do NOT do this if you are running Cinnamon, it will break your Cinnamon desktop.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell gnome-shell-extensions gnome-tweak-tool
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