We strongly recommend that one refers to KiCad official web to build/install through following instructions there. Please use release version from KiCad web. You'd better to subscribe KiCad Mailing lists to get current status.
sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake doxygen subversion libglut3 libglut3-dev zlib1g zlib1g-dev libboost-dev libwxbase2.8-0 libwxbase2.8-dev libwxgtk2.8-dev wget http://iut-tice.ujf-grenoble.fr/cao/kicad-sources-2009-02-16.tar.gz tar zxvf kicad-sources-2009-02-16.tar.gz cd kicad-2009-02-16 mkdir build cd build cmake .. make -j16 sudo make install
now you can type 'kicad' in your terminal, also [applications] -> [programming] in gnome panel. to remove the kicad you can run "sudo make uninstall" under the build folder