Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Macubuntu, make ubuntu look like macOsX: for 10.04 and 10.10

some of unix lovers want to get the entire Mac OSX look in Ubuntu. For that, you can use Macbuntu a ubuntu customization script which is very easy to use.

 Macbuntu is not only  a theme. It can also install: Global Menu, Docky, Ubuntu-Tweak, Cheese, Compiz Extras and will change the look of the Login screen, Metacity, set Compiz effects and modify the top panel completely.

To install Macbuntu, you can either manually download the archive, extract it and then run the "install.sh" script via a terminal or copy/paste the following commands in a terminal to download and run it:

for Ubuntu 10.04

open terminal and execute the following commands

wget https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/macbuntu/macbuntu-10.04/v2.2/Macbuntu-10.04.tar.gz -O /tmp/Macbuntu-10.04.tar.gz
tar xzvf /tmp/Macbuntu-10.04.tar.gz -C /tmp
cd /tmp/Macbuntu-10.04/

for Ubuntu 10.10

wget https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/macbuntu/macbuntu-10.10/v2.3/Macbuntu-10.10.tar.gz -O /tmp/Macbuntu-10.10.tar.gz
tar xzvf /tmp/Macbuntu-10.10.tar.gz -C /tmp
cd /tmp/Macbuntu-10.10/

follow the instructions and answer the questions to complete the installation.
restart your computer and enjoy the new looks of your computer.

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