(Note: Unlike previous versions, this time we are targeting multiple desktops for Macbuntu transformation, you can use MacBuntu pack with Unity, Gnome Shell, Cinnamon, Mate. Link to previous MacBuntu versions are also linked below for previous Ubuntu releases)
>> MBuntu Pack For Ubuntu 15.04 Wily Werewolf
>> MBuntu Pack For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr/Linux Mint 17.x/17
>> MacBuntu Pack For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr/Linux Mint 17
>> MacBuntu Pack For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin/Linux Mint 13
What’s in this Version?
- Themes are shiny, smooth, fast, and looks like latest Mac
- Mac theme for LightDM-webkit auto configuration (Tested and works for us, install it with caution)
- GTK themes are compatible with Unity, Gnome, Xfce, Cinnamon
- Three themes for Gnome Shell, one for Xfce, and two for Cinnamon
- Icon set compatibility with 15.10 and new icon theme added
- Four Plank dock themes
- Boot Screen is back
1: MacBuntu wallpapers
Download MacBuntu OS Wallpapers and extract to pictures directory.
2: MacBuntu OS Y Theme, Icons and cursors:
Enter these commands in terminal to get themes, icons and cursors.
After installation choose theme, icons and mac cursor from tweak tool.
To Uninstall themes, icons and cursors
3: Slingscold (Alternative to Launchpad)
To install Slingscold Launcher (Launchpad) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
4: Mutate Spotlight (Alternative to Mac Spotlight)
After installation you can open Mutate from Menu/Dash, use CTRL+D as shortcut to activate mutate.
5: Plank Dock
This time we chose Plank it seems a best choice for this pack because it doesn’t have any kind of issues, it is lightweight and we are providing themes with this pack for Plank dock.
First of all install Plank dock with following command then install Mac themes for Plank:
Install themes for Plank dock, enter following commands in terminal:
Use these commands to remove Plank dock themes from your system:
Enter following command to remove Plank dock and themes:
Tip: To pin application to dock just open Application and right click on app icon then select ‘Keep in dock’.
6: Apply MacBuntu Boot-screen/Splash:
Enter following commands to install splash:
If you don’t like MBuntu Splash, You can get back Ubuntu splash:
Enter following command to remove splash:
7: Replace ‘Ubuntu Desktop’ text with ‘Mac’ on the Panel
Enter following commands to change ‘Ubuntu Desktop’ text on the panel:
If you are using non-English version of Ubuntu then replace /en/ in the above command with your locale. For instance for German version /de/.
Revert back to ‘Ubuntu Desktop’ text, enter following commands in the Terminal:
8: Apple Logo in Launcher
Enter following commands to install Apple Logo:
If you want back Ubuntu logo enter following commands in terminal:
9: Tweak Tools to change Themes & Icons:
You can use these popular tools to change themes and icons in Ubuntu, Also you can change other settings from these tweak tools. You can also install Ubuntu Tweak.
Enter following command to install tweak tools.
10: Install Monochrome icons for Libreoffice:
Human icons are default in LibreOffice which kind of look weird with this transformation pack, to make LibreOffice more elegant with monochrome icons follow these instructions.
Enter following commands to install monochrome icons for libreoffice.
After installation go to LibreOffice menu select “Tools” > “Options” > “LibreOffice” > “View” and select “Sifr” under “Icon size and style”. See following screenshots
11: (Optional) Mac fonts:
Last time I received request about Mac fonts, so this time I am including them with this pack. So here are fonts for you.
You can change fonts from Unity-Tweak-Tool, Gnome-Tweak-Tool or Ubuntu Tweak
12: (Optional) Install MacBuntu theme for LightDM Webkit Greeter:
Enter following commands to install Mac LightDM-webkit theme:
After installation reboot PC.
If you want to revert back, You can get back LightDM default look:
Enter following command to remove LightDM theme:
After removal reboot your PC.