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 Post subject: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Sat May 06, 2017 9:47 am 
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It was suggested that I try MacBuntu :pat:
I figured ok, I will try it.
Download Ubuntu 16.10 iso...no problem
Tried several iso to usb programs...Finally used Rufus to create a working usb

Go to MacBuntu page..Look for theme package to download..Ummm NO...

26 count em 26 lines to copy, paste, and run one at a time into terminal..
Install them all and look for the new theme in appearance...No joy
Try in the tweak tool I just installed..No joy.

So after probably 2 hours of downloading and installing, I did manage to get the Ubuntu icon on the Launcher to look like an Apple... :pbjt: That's it..That's the major transformation.

Ugh......I tried, I really tried. I really WANTED it to work. :doh: :doh:


On the other hand
Mac transformation pack for Windows7. One download..one click..one install..
10 minutes later it works....


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 Post subject: Re: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:11 pm 
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Hope this is not considered "cross-posting" (an apparent no-no in forum circles), but I posted an answer to this in notebookreview forums before my new account here was approved. Download MacBuntu package from sourceforge:

https://sourceforge.net/projects/macbun ... t/download

Then extract contents. Inside extracted folder is "install.sh" In terminal, cd to that folder and:

sudo ./install.sh -force

This will install icons, and window theme. Then open Ubuntu Control Panel > Look and Feel section.
Select theme in "Appearances" and use "Windows" settings to select moving titlebar buttons to left like in OSX.

Move Ubuntu taskbar to top (right-click > Panel Properties), and right-click on things to change icons, and experiment with looks of that stuff.

You may have to add docky to startup programs. If you do need to do that, go to:
System > Preferences > Personal > Startup Applications and add "docky".


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 Post subject: Re: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:16 pm 
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Here is what it looks like:

Never mind!

"Screenshot at 2017-08-17 08:15:21.bmp is an invalid filename.
The extension bmp is not allowed."

"Screenshot at 2017-08-17 08:15:21.png is an invalid filename.
The extension png is not allowed."

"Screenshot at 2017-08-17 08:15:21.jpg is an invalid filename.
The extension jpg is not allowed."

Just check pics at notebookreviews until I figure the image thing out.


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 Post subject: Re: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:39 pm 
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Maybe it's the length of the file name rather than the extension.

Welcome anyhoo. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:01 pm 
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Didn't think of that. Let's try again:

Yep, shorter file name worked!


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 Post subject: Re: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:37 pm 
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Code:
cat /etc/*-release
please. Thanks.

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 Post subject: Re: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:08 pm 
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Looks good
Thanks for the install tips.

I have been using Zorin with OSX skins, but I would like to try something else.

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 Post subject: Re: Ubuntu.MacBuntu
PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:30 am 
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ToSHEEPMAN:

user@user-CF-31SBLAB1M:~$ cat /etc/*-release
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=16.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=xenial
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS"
NAME="Ubuntu"
VERSION="16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus)"
ID=ubuntu
ID_LIKE=debian
PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS"
VERSION_ID="16.04"
HOME_URL="http://www.ubuntu.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://help.ubuntu.com/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/"
VERSION_CODENAME=xenial
UBUNTU_CODENAME=xenial


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