Install Mac OS X theme on Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 for Unity/Gnome Shell

Mac OS X theme is available for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint (Gnome Shell and Unity). It is easy to install this theme, This theme is not so perfect but something is better than nothing. You can say this theme is MacBuntu 11.10 or Mac4lin.

Unity Screen Shot


Gnome Shell Screen Shots


mac theme

Installation of Mac OS X Theme:

cd /tmp && wget -O BiSOFT-G3u.tar.gz
sudo tar -xzvf BiSOFT-G3u.tar.gz -C /usr/share/themes
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme 'BiSOFT-G3u'
gconftool-2 --set --type string /apps/metacity/general/theme 'BiSOFT-G3u'

Now install icons:

sudo tar -xzvf Mac-Lion-Icons.tar.gz -C /usr/share/icons
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'Mac-Lion-Icons'

Now install Docky
sudo apt-get install docky
Install Awn Applet
sudo apt-get install avant-window-navigator

For Ubuntu Unity Install CCSM:
sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager
and change the Panel Settings like in picture.

macbuntu 11.10
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Rohit Sharma said...

Thanks.. it is working just reduce the broadness on menu bar

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