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How to Make Ubuntu Looks Like Mac OS X Leopard

How to Make Ubuntu Looks Like Mac OS X Leopard

In the previous post I’ve shown you how to have a MetroUI Windows 8 on Ubuntu, now I want to show you how to turn your Ubuntu to Mac OS X freely. 

To make this, I use Mac4Lin, because I got error when I was installing Macbuntu. And according to one blogger, Mac4lin is the best  user interface for GNOME and XFCE. With this package comes: dock, the GTK theme, Emerald theme (3d window borders), new icons, new wallpapers, taskbar image, GDM themes, cursors, themes for Pidgin, Firefox, music players and system sounds and you will be amazed of flexibility and customization of Linux system.

What should I do to have Mac OS X on Ubuntu? 

First stuff: Install Global Menu Applet

You can click here to install Global Menu Applet

Second stuff: Install Dock (Docky, Cairo Dock, etc)

Recently I use Docky. You can get Docky by type the following code in Terminal

sudo apt-get install docky

 You can customize it by right-click the Docky logo, and then click Settings.

Third stuff: Installing Mac4Lin

This is the main step to get it. How to install this?

  1. Download Mac4Lin here
  2. Extract it
  3. Run the installation script (./ as a normal user! Don’t login as root!
  4. Done!

Fourth stuff: Find a wallpaper!

You can ask Google to get it. 

But I recomend you the following link below. They have great wallpaper.



You can download from them and you have to choose the best image to beautify your Ubuntu. 

This is my desktop 

[spoiler title=my dekstop]

Mac OS X


Okay. that’s all about how to have Mac OS X interface on Ubuntu. Yo can do some tweaks to beautify it.  

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