The new Ubuntu 12.04 looks great. But lot of people still searching for the mac look for ubuntu. There is an unofficial spell link Macbuntu 12.04 – ubuntu remix with mac look. And there is also a project in sourceforge called Mac4linto make ubuntu 12.04 look like mac os x.
Mac4lin in Ubuntu 12.04
The home page of the project is http://mac4lin.sourceforge.net.
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Actually Mac4lin is a customization of aqua User Interface to POSIX Operating systems like GNU/Linux, FeeBSD, openSolaris etc. so these themes can be installed on all Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSuse, Linux Mint, Debian etc..
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Features of Mac4lin
- Aqua/Graphite for POSIX OS (Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSuse, Linux Mint, Debian)
- GTK based desktop environments supported – GNOME, Xfce
- LXDE supported with Emerald
Mac OS X Lion Theme for Ubuntu 12.04 and Linux Mint 13
Now here is a very good theme for Ubuntu 12.04 which features mac look. You can download Mac Os X theme files from Deviantart user MBOSSG. The download Included Theme,Icons and cursors
Now how to install and execute the makeover to mac.
Download Mac OS X Lion Wallpapers.
Install Cario Dock on Ubuntu 12.04
Install Cairo Dock for the mac like dock. To install Cairo Dock just add the ppa of cairo dock team and install it. Just execute the following commands. Open the Terminal – Press Ctrl+Alt+T and copy lines.
Install the downloaded theme. Or there is a ppa setup by noobslab team this make the installation of the theme very easy.
Install Mac Theme
Open Terminal copy the following commands.
Now the theme installed. Now change the icons, cursors and GTK theme of Ubuntu 12.04. For that you need the gnome tweak tool. Install Gnome Tweak Tool is very simple.
This will install gnome tweak tool. Start Gnome Tweak tool and change the Cursor Theme, GTK theme, Icon Theme and the Window theme to Mac Os X Lion. Now the visual style of Ubuntu 12.04 resembles with Mac Os X.
Install Compiz Setting Manager to Autohide Unity Launcher
Now install Compiz Settings manager to make autohide the unity launcher.
Open the Compiz settings manager and on the Behaviour Tab change the Hide Launcher to Autohide.
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Now your desktop looks like Mac.
Change the Boot Splash Screen of Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu Booting screen and booting splash shows ubuntu itself. To change the boot splash you want to install custom splash screen.
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Run Following commands to install splash of Mac Os X:
Enter following command and select paw-osx splash:
Now Enter this command to set the splash.
Roll Back the Splash screen to Ubuntu splash if you dont like the splash
Enter following command and select Ubuntu Splash number in the terminal. That is the option ubuntu-logo.plymouth 100 Manual Mode
Now update Splash screen back.
That is all. Now your ubuntu is look like Mac.
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