Transform uBuntu Desktop To Mac OSX Desktop With Macbuntu

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Macbuntu, ubuntu Mac OSX transformation pack that allows Ubuntu fans transform the look and desktop ubuntu theme layout to the look of Mac OS X desktop interface. Macbuntu simply automates the simply automates the process replacing of necessary apps, icon, and installing extras such as cursors, sounds, visual styles and etc.

Macbuntu - Transform Ubuntu to Mac OSX desktop look

Meanwhile, Macbuntu is available as a stable version (2.2) for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx but there’s also an alpha version (2.3) for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.  Plus more, the installation MacBuntu is pretty simple.

How to Install Macbuntu To Transform ubuntu to Mac OSX:

  • Download MacBuntu transformation package from SourceForge and save it to your Desktop.
  • Extract the package to your Desktop. You can do this by right clicking and selecting “Extract Here” from the menu.
  • Open a terminal and type “cd Desktop/Macbuntu-10.10/” (without the quotes) and press enter.
  • Now type “./install.sh” (without quotes) and press enter.

The Macbuntu installation is extremely easy for any ubuntu user. Besides that, there is an uninstall option that is extremely painless and it restores all of your original settings!

How to Uninstall MacUbuntu to restore original ubuntu interface:

  • If you’ve deleted the original files that your extracted before, re-download them and extract them using the same steps as before.
  • Open a terminal and type “cd Desktop/Macbuntu-10.10/” (without the quotes) and press enter.
  • Now type “./uninstall.sh” (without quotes) and press enter.

Although Macbuntu is dedicated to Ubuntu Linux OS, it could be used in other OS based on Debian/GTK.

More details: Download Macbuntu Transformation Package