Install Mac OS X Lion Theme on Ubuntu 12.04/12.10/11.10/Linux Mint (2nd Version Completed) with two icon sets

Previous sharedMac OS X Lion Version 1 for Ubuntu, People liked this theme also we should thank toAuthor.
Many People Search for Macbuntu 12.04/Macbuntu 12.10/Macbuntu 11.10/Mac4lin, Mac Ubuntu theme and so on. So here we are ready with Mac OS X Lion Theme for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin and Hopefully Mac Theme will work with Linux Mint 13.

>> Note:At this moment this theme is not compatible with Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal because GTK updated to latest version, It will available in near future.


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What’s new in 2nd Version?

  • Fix Many bugs in theme and icons
  • more smooth,shiny and fast
  • fix insensitive progress bar issue
  • fix metacity buttons
  • fix color matching between top panel and window when maximized
  • redesign toolbar buttons
  • added more roundness in toolbar
  • recoloured row colours
  • added hover effect on cells and row with slightly bold font effect
  • also hover on buttons have bold font effect
  • search bar and trash bar got both different colors
  • remove border from rubber band
  • remove border from floating bar

In 2nd Version Author provide 2 icon packs

Mac Lion Icons
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Mac SnowLeopard Icons
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1: Download Mac OS X Lion Wallpapers

2:InstallLatest Cairo Dock

Right Click on Cairo Dock > Select Launch CairoDock at Startup
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3: Scroll Bars Setting: InstallUbuntu Tweak, Go to Miscellaneous and switch off Overlay Scrollbars

mac lion wallpapers

4: Install New Apple Logo in Launcher

mac apple logo

Enter following commands to install Apple Logo:

  • wget -O
  • sudo unzip -d /usr/share/unity/5/

It will ask to replace file, Type „A“ and Press enter
If you want back Ubuntu enter following commands in terminal:

  • wget -O
  • sudo unzip -d /usr/share/unity/5/

It will ask to replace file, Type „A“ and Press enter

Now Theme Installation:

5:To Install Mac OS X Lion Theme and Icons on Ubuntu open Terminal (PressCtrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

    • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes

Now Enter This Command then go to install commands

  • sudo apt-get update
  • Install Icons

  • sudo apt-get install mac-os-lion-icons-v2
  • Install Theme

  • sudo apt-get install mac-os-lion-theme-v2

Install Mac Cursors copy the following commands in the Terminal:

  • wget -O
  • sudo unzip -d /usr/share/icons/
  • sudo rm
  • cd /usr/share/icons/mac-cursors
  • sudo chmod +x
  • ./


  • cd /usr/share/icons/mac-cursors
  • ./

6: Disable Crash reports:
Usually you noticed Ubuntu 12.04 crashes more than previous versions, so you can disable reports with following command:

  • sudo sed -i „s/enabled=1/enabled=0/g“ ‚/etc/default/apport‘

7: Install Compiz Setting Manager to Autohide Unity Launcher:

  • sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager
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8: Install Gnome Tweak Tool/Ubuntu Tweakto change Themes, Icons, Cursors:

  • sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool