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Distribution: Emacs and linux is its device driver(Slackware,redhat)
they are not mac cpu structure is disfferent regular pc s use intel or amd but mac uses motorola(i might be wrong) and as someone said os x built on freebsd u have to recompile programs in doing so it may still not work on linux
hehe, not trivial for the individual, trivial for the developer :-P So if you have a program on say Mac OSX that you REALLY want on linux, bother the developer (j/k) Someone somewhere can do it, and it's usually not that difficult.
It's trivial to port Linux software to the Mac, because all the API implementations are open source and available for free (and often written with portability in mind).
It's practically impossible to port a MacOS X app (ie one built for MacOS) to anything else without a huge investment in work, probably a rewrite especially if you use Cocoa. Mac apps make use of all kinds of Apple proprietary APIs, like CoreAudio, IOKit, Quartz, Aqua and the various frameworks it ships with. These are not available on Linux.
Allowing Mac apps to run on Linux would require a Wine style recreation effort, which would probably be sued on no firm legal grounds as Apple is prone to do, and as there are no "killer" Mac apps (the iApps are not in this category) surprisingly nobody has bothered to even start.
Mac drivers are not compatible with Linux drivers, but as Linux has better hardware support than the Mac anyway, I don't see why anybody should care.