Ubunntu : Ubuntu looks MAC os X Via MAC4Lin Project

Do you want to give your desktop a dash of Mac OS X? Do you want to change your GNOME desktop from the default look to something like this?

Download Latest Version of MAC4Lin

[email protected]:~$ chmod 777 Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0
[email protected]:~$
[email protected]:~$ cd Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0/
[email protected]:~$
[email protected]:~/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0$ ls
Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0   __MACOSX
[email protected]:~$
[email protected]:~/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0$ cd Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0/
[email protected]:~/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0$ ls
AWN           Fonts   GTK                 Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0.sh       MP               Sounds
Cursor     GDM       GTK Splash   Mac4Lin_Uninstall_v1.0.sh   Pidgin       Usplash
Emerald   GRUB     Icons             Mozilla                                       Songbird   Wallpapers
[email protected]:~$
[email protected]:~$
[email protected]:~/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0$ ./Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0.sh

Few Yes

Wallalaa !!!!!

Go to Screen Saver and Add Mac Screens and Apply.Now Done its completed .Its really looks like MAC   .

But exit/min/max on the left side instead of the right side. What we need to Do

open terminal write :

[email protected]:~$gconf-editor

go apps>metacity>general

and find button_layout

It will stand


as value. change this to


and press enter. Done.

Mac Look with our expectation ..

Tested on Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10 😉


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