How to Make Ubuntu Look Like Apple Mac Easily?

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Ubuntu is a very useful and versatile platform that allows both to reset or recover a Windows password with Ubuntu Linux and to change the original appearance of this system to make it look like the environment of other platforms such as Mac OS X. Therefore, in this article you will learn  : How to Make Ubuntu Look Like Apple Mac Easily?

What is MacBuntu?

MacBuntu is a transformation package available for Ubuntu. This tool has GTK topics for environments like GNOME, Xfce, MATE and Unity and Cinnamon.

What is MacBuntu for?

MacBuntu is an open source program which is used for change the look of Linux and turn it into a Mac OS X environment.

How to Make Ubuntu Look Like Apple Mac Easily?

If you want to transform the appearance of your Ubuntu system, we recommend that you learn how to install programs in Ubuntu Linux and follow the steps that we explain below.

Download wallpapers

First of all, you have to download the wallpaper pack available on MacBuntu. Ubuntu will show you a message in a window where you need to select the option "Save file". Once the wallpapers are downloaded, unzip or extract the contents of the .zip package into the “Pictures” folder on your system.

Install Mac themes, icons, and more

Access the Ubuntu terminal by pressing the Ctrl + Alt + T keys. There, type the following syntax: sudo add-apt-repository ppa: noobslab / macbuntu and press “Enter”. This way, you can install a PPA sure for the process to be effective.

Then update the Ubuntu repository. To do this, type the command: sudo apt-get update and press the "Enter" key. To install MacBuntu icons you have to write this syntax: sudo apt-get install macbuntu-os-icons-lts-v7. Then, install the themes using the command: sudo apt-get install macbuntu-os-ithemes-lts-v7

Installa “Slingscold”

“Slingscold” is the alternative to Ubuntu's Launchpad. To install “Slingscold” on your computer you have to type in the terminal the following: sudo apt-get install slingscold and press “Enter”. Accept the download and wait a few moments while the “Slingscold” installation process runs.

Install "Alberto"

“Albert” is the Ubuntu alternative to “Spotlight” that allows searching for files. To install this utility on your computer, type in the terminal: sudo apt-get install Albert. Then accept the download and installation of the packages. Open the utility from "This PC" and configure keyboard shortcuts to open it quickly.

Install “Plank Dock” and choose a theme

“Plank Dock” is the alternative to the Ubuntu “Dock”. To install it on your computer, type this command: sudo apt-get install plank and press “Enter”. Accept the download and installation of packages. Then, install the “Plank Dock” themes with this syntax: sudo apt-get install macbuntu-os-plank-theme-lts-v7.

To configure a “Plank” theme, right click on it to display the “Configuration”. Open the "Theme" option and select your favorite theme.

Change the Ubuntu desktop

To change the Ubuntu desktop, type in the terminal: cd && wget -O Mac.po “Insert the link of an image repository for the desktop” and press the “Enter” key. So, run this line: cd / usr / share / locale / en / LC_MESSAGES; sudo msgfmt -o ~ / Mac.po; rm ~ / Mac.po; cd. Change the parola “en /” in "is /" if your Ubuntu edition is in Spanish.

Configure the Apple logo on your system using this syntax: wget -O launcher_bfb.png “Insert an image repository link for the logo”. Then change the position of the logo by typing in the terminal this path: sudo mv launcher_bfb.png / usr / share / unity / icons /. Also, you can place the Apple logo at system startup using the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa: noobslab / theme.

Change the appearance of the login

Finally, change the appearance of login using the syntax: sudo apt-get install macbuntu-os-lightdm-lts-v7. Restart the system and enter your credentials to view the Apple Mac environment from Ubuntu. If you are unable to right click on the Ubuntu touchpad because it doesn't work after installing the new interface, don't worry as this error usually goes through some system updates. So you need to turn to an additional Gnome tool to fix the problem.

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