Great news for folks helping test Shotwell on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) — we have a daily build PPA for you!
WARNING: Shotwell daily builds are for testing purposes only. We highly recommend that you only manage your important photos with a release build. Please backup your ~/.shotwell folder and your Pictures folder before installing and testing with this pre-release version of Shotwell.
Okay, you read that warning, right? Great! The PPA address is: ppa:yorba/daily-builds