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Old 14th June 2009, 05:30
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I am happy to release Mac4Lin ver.1.0. I know it was long due. Was held up with my graduate school and work. Version 1.0 finally sees light!

Changes:

* Fully supports GNOME 2.26 and backwards compatible
* Improved support for GlobalMenu, support integrated in the default GTK theme
* Better native Xfce support
* Icon additions
* Statusbar is now fixed
* New progress bars
* New tabs
* Improved installation and uninstallation scripts
* Integrates well with Globus
* Finer UI refinements
* Metacity theme now supports different button sizes
* Firefox 3 themes are now updated
* Songbird plugins included
* Pidgin AWN 64bit plugin now included
* Fonts are now consolidated
* Transparent top panel
* GDM theme is now in-line with Mac OS X login window
* Cairo dock is the default recommended dock

Issues:

* Usplash is still buggy
* Thunderbird theme is still buggy
* GDM theme is not automatically set by the script

Screenshots:

1) Mac4Lin Desktop, NOTE:Apple logo is NOT bundled with Mac4Lin


2) Mac4Lin Login Window


3) Mac4Lin with Nautilus File Manager


4) Mac4Lin on Xfce!


It is available for download at Mac4Lin Sourceforge.net Download page with immediate effect. Grab your copy now! As always, your feedback is very important. Do leave them at Sourceforge.net forums or my mailbox.

I am eagerly waiting for the Sourceforge.net Community Awards 2009.
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Old 23rd June 2009, 20:10
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hi i am a new user becuase i am using ubuntu 9.0.4 and installed ur mac4lin. everything went smooth, but im entercountering some problems. I followed the steps on how to get the apple boot screen activated. I did everything right, when I reboot, it shows the listing of things needed for boot such as*reading files needed to boot* and the list resumes. no splash screen. what is the problem? Also I want dock with the mac os logo to the left. how do i get that? I got that workin b4. Also where do i get the mac menu thing, with the apple logo to the top left?
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Old 24th June 2009, 03:20
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For some reason, the usplash doesn't work with Ubuntu 9.04. I am working on that.

Regarding the logo, see this link on how to replace the gnome foot with any icon : http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.p...orum_id=730185
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Old 24th June 2009, 06:27
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I'm very happy to announce that Mac4Lin has been declared as one of the finalists at Sourceforge.net Community Awards 2009 in the Best Visual Design category. The final phase of voting began today and will run till July 20th 2009. Please vote for Mac4Lin, if you feel it deserves to be voted. To vote click on this image:



Optionally, you can also click on the first box in the right frame on my blog. You do not need to Sourceforge.net login id. All you need is a valid email id. Each vote is associated with an email id, which needs confirmation that you actually voted (you will get an email giving a confirmation link, so all you need to do is click it). The whole voting process takes just 3 clicks.

I urge patrons to vote for Mac4Lin if they feel it should win. Mac4Lin is completing with projects like Xbox Media Center (XBMC) etc. I once again thank everyone for their continued support, feedback and appreciation. Mac4Lin exists today because of you all Do spread the word around about this.

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Old 25th July 2009, 05:49
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Hi,

I was using your Mac4lin on FC11 and it was working well till yesterday.
Now, the system did an update which I agreed to and it downloaded a few upgrade for packages like compiz, gnome-session, gnome-panel , gnome-terminal and also a kernel update to the latest Fedora kernel 6.213. No I'm not able to get the icons to show up the same with Mac effects anymore.

I have emerald theme set so my browser seems to have the MAC effect but I have lost the cool icons, file browser look , evolution mail look and the desktop fonts. Currently when I tried to redo the things from your blog just like the way I set it up, nothing happens, I still see the theme and can select it under Appearance but it doe not seem to take effect. I was wondering if you can help me debug this or if you know of anything based on my configuration below that could have caused the problem

By the way, very cool project , I really like it and hope to get it working again.


Kernel:
2.6.29.6-213.fc11.i586 #1 SMP Tue Jul 7 20:45:17 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Since this worked before, I'll spare you the system details.

Here are the upgrade details

Jul 23 11:31:19 Updated: glib2-2.20.4-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:31:22 Updated: cairo-1.8.8-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:31:24 Updated: pango-1.24.4-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:31:25 Updated: libsoup-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:31:28 Updated: totem-pl-parser-2.26.2-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:31:29 Updated: gnome-panel-libs-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:31:38 Updated: glib2-devel-2.20.4-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:04 Updated: libgweather-2.26.2.1-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:07 Updated: libwnck-2.26.2-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:10 Updated: 2:gimp-libs-2.6.6-6.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:11 Updated: 32:bind-libs-9.6.1-3.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:12 Updated: sed-4.2.1-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:16 Updated: gnome-mag-0.15.7-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:20 Updated: gnome-menus-2.26.2-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:32:23 Updated: wxBase-2.8.10-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:10 Updated: foomatic-4.0.2-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:11 Updated: libvolume_id-141-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:13 Updated: udev-141-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:15 Updated: ptlib-2.6.4-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:16 Updated: opal-3.6.4-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:20 Updated: system-config-printer-libs-1.1.8-6.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:26 Updated: wxGTK-2.8.10-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:29 Updated: policycoreutils-2.0.62-12.12.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:33:33 Updated: 32:bind-9.6.1-3.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:00 Updated: tomboy-0.14.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:29 Updated: 1:gnome-games-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:30 Updated: ppl-0.10.2-3.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:30 Updated: libtdb-1.1.5-0.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:33 Updated: libudev0-141-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:34 Updated: mdadm-3.0-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:40 Updated: orca-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:41 Updated: 32:bind-utils-9.6.1-3.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:43 Updated: gnome-panel-devel-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:34:50 Updated: gcalctool-5.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:04 Updated: file-roller-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:30 Updated: 1:gedit-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:30 Updated: patch-2.5.4-39.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:31 Updated: sudo-1.7.1-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:32 Updated: libtalloc-1.3.1-0.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:32 Updated: iw-0.9.15-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:33 Updated: cairo-devel-1.8.8-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:35:36 Updated: pango-devel-1.24.4-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:02 Updated: policycoreutils-python-2.0.62-12.12.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:03 Updated: libsoup-devel-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:04 Updated: gnome-python2-extras-2.25.3-5.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:21 Updated: gnome-themes-2.26.3-1.fc11.noarch
Jul 23 11:36:24 Updated: tzdata-java-2009k-1.fc11.noarch
Jul 23 11:36:24 Updated: kernel-firmware-2.6.29.6-213.fc11.noarch
Jul 23 11:36:25 Updated: libgweather-devel-2.26.2.1-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:28 Updated: policycoreutils-gui-2.0.62-12.12.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:36 Updated: 1:gnome-games-help-2.26.3-1.fc11.noarch
Jul 23 11:36:37 Updated: 32:bind-chroot-9.6.1-3.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:40 Updated: kernel-headers-2.6.29.6-213.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:36:43 Updated: fedora-packager-0.3.5-1.fc11.noarch
Jul 23 11:36:47 Updated: tzdata-2009k-1.fc11.noarch
Jul 23 11:36:58 Updated: 1:java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-25.b16.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:05 Updated: 1:java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-25.b16.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:06 Updated: gnome-python2-libegg-2.25.3-5.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:06 Updated: gnome-python2-gtkhtml2-2.25.3-5.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:32 Installed: kernel-2.6.29.6-213.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:32 Updated: 1:dbus-libs-1.2.12-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:37 Updated: xulrunner-1.9.1.1-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:39 Updated: 1:dbus-1.2.12-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:40 Updated: brasero-libs-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:42 Updated: compiz-0.7.8-19.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:42 Updated: 1:dbus-x11-1.2.12-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:37:55 Updated: gnome-keyring-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:09 Updated: gnome-session-2.26.2-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:10 Updated: geoclue-0.11.1.1-0.6.20090310git3a31d26.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:14 Updated: libpurple-2.5.8-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:21 Updated: sane-backends-libs-1.0.20-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:21 Updated: gnome-python2-gtkmozembed-2.25.3-5.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:39 Updated: brasero-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:41 Updated: setroubleshoot-server-2.1.14-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:41 Updated: 1:eclipse-swt-3.4.2-13.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:43 Updated: 1:eclipse-rcp-3.4.2-13.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:38:55 Updated: 1:eclipse-platform-3.4.2-13.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:11 Updated: 2:gimp-2.6.6-6.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:15 Updated: sane-backends-1.0.20-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:15 Updated: 2:gimp-help-browser-2.6.6-6.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:17 Updated: setroubleshoot-2.1.14-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:18 Updated: brasero-nautilus-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:29 Updated: Miro-2.0.5-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:43 Updated: pidgin-2.5.8-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:57 Updated: compiz-gnome-0.7.8-19.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:57 Updated: gnome-keyring-pam-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:39:58 Updated: compiz-kde-0.7.8-19.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:40:17 Updated: ekiga-3.2.5-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:40:31 Updated: xulrunner-devel-1.9.1.1-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:40:42 Updated: yelp-2.26.0-5.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:40:43 Updated: 1:java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin-1.6.0.0-25.b16.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:40:54 Updated: cheese-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:06 Updated: mousetweaks-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:24 Updated: eog-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:42 Updated: gnome-terminal-2.26.3.1-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:42 Updated: gnome-session-xsession-2.26.2-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:42 Updated: 1:dbus-devel-1.2.12-2.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:44 Updated: 1:eclipse-jdt-3.4.2-13.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:48 Updated: gnome-keyring-devel-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:57 Updated: 1:eclipse-pde-3.4.2-13.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:41:59 Updated: geoclue-devel-0.11.1.1-0.6.20090310git3a31d26.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:42:03 Updated: system-config-printer-1.1.8-6.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:42:09 Updated: firefox-3.5.1-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:42:34 Updated: gnome-panel-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:43:03 Updated: 1:gnome-applets-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:43:04 Updated: totem-gstreamer-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:43:04 Updated: totem-xine-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:43:22 Updated: totem-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:43:23 Updated: totem-nautilus-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 11:43:23 Updated: totem-mozplugin-2.26.3-1.fc11.i586
Jul 23 12:06:49 Installed: perl-Device-SerialPort-1.04-4.fc11.i586
Jul 23 12:06:49 Installed: 1erl-Module-Load-0.12-73.fc11.i586
Jul 23 12:06:50 Installed: perl-PHP-Serialization-0.27-2.fc11.noarch
Jul 23 12:06:53 Installed: zoneminder-1.24.1-3.fc11.i586
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Old 26th July 2009, 21:16
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Hi,

I was using your Mac4lin on FC11 and it was working well till yesterday.
Now, the system did an update which I agreed to and it downloaded a few upgrade for packages like compiz, gnome-session, gnome-panel , gnome-terminal and also a kernel update to the latest Fedora kernel 6.213. No I'm not able to get the icons to show up the same with Mac effects anymore.

I have emerald theme set so my browser seems to have the MAC effect but I have lost the cool icons, file browser look , evolution mail look and the desktop fonts. Currently when I tried to redo the things from your blog just like the way I set it up, nothing happens, I still see the theme and can select it under Appearance but it doe not seem to take effect. I was wondering if you can help me debug this or if you know of anything based on my configuration below that could have caused the problem

By the way, very cool project , I really like it and hope to get it working again.


Kernel:
2.6.29.6-213.fc11.i586 #1 SMP Tue Jul 7 20:45:17 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Since this worked before, I'll spare you the system details.

Here are the upgrade details
....
From the upgrade it looks like you installed GNOME 2.26.2. Mac4Lin should work fine. I'm at a loss of ideas on what could the problem be. Can you manually try installing the themes, icons etc.?
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Old 27th July 2009, 16:43
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Thanks for the response, I think the windows borders are ok but it is just the icons which are not the same as mac and the look and feel of evolution which is not like before. I tried to manually install the tar.gz files from the appearance after removing them first but I get the error that it cannot move over the directory. When I run the .sh script as a user, it seems to work ok and then I go into appearance and select them manually.

Should I just reinstall gnome-panel and see what happens
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Thanks for the response, I think the windows borders are ok but it is just the icons which are not the same as mac and the look and feel of evolution which is not like before. I tried to manually install the tar.gz files from the appearance after removing them first but I get the error that it cannot move over the directory. When I run the .sh script as a user, it seems to work ok and then I go into appearance and select them manually.

Should I just reinstall gnome-panel and see what happens
Are you trying to run the script as root or admin? If so then run it as a normal user.
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I think the windows borders are ok but it is just the icons which are not the same as mac and the look and feel of evolution which is not like before.
Evolution seems to haf changed a lot since I last used it. Lemme see what more can I tweak.

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Old 28th August 2009, 20:53
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Mac4Lin 1.0 Documentation is now uploaded. It can be downloaded from here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/mac...n.pdf/download

It includes updated instructions to get that perfect Mac OS X look and also additional tweaks. I'd like to thank Hardin and Jeff for their contribution
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