A PPA is available:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bridge/daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bridge
Bridge is designed to run at startup. Once installed, you need to log out and log in.
Or run it manually by executing
Installing from trunk
bzr branch lp:bridge
Then starting it:
Installing more Zeitgeist Data-Sources
The accuracy of Bridge is relative to the number of installed applications being able to notify Zeitgeist of their activity. In Ubuntu 12.04, only a few of them do it by default and it is recommended to install more Zeitgeist Data-Sources before installing the Bridge.
bzr branch lp:zeitgeist-datasources cd zeitgeist-datasources ./autogen.sh make make local-install
The Firefox Zeitgeist extension, which is available from the previous method, can also be found packaged:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:markjtully/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install zeitgeist-datasource-firefox
The Chrome/Chromium extension is available on the Chrome Web Store: