Install Mac OS X Lion Theme on Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 and 11.10 and Linux Mint

Previous shared Mac OS X Lion Version 1 for Ubuntu, People liked this theme also we should thank to Author.
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.

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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: Install Latest Cairo Dock
Right Click on Cairo Dock > Select Launch CairoDock at Startup
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3: Scroll Bars Setting: Install Ubuntu Tweak, Go to Miscellaneous and switch off Overlay Scrollbars
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4: Install New Apple Logo in Launcher
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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
  • ./
To Uninstall Cursors
  • 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 Tweak to change Themes, Icons, Cursors: 
  • sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Go here to Remove White Dots from Login Screen.