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Old 05-16-2009, 03:48 PM   #46
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Do you use Mac4Lin? Do you like the Project? You can show your appreciation for the project by nominating it for the Sourceforge.net Community Awards 2009. Just click the nominate link below. Select an appropriate category (e.g Best Visual Design etc.), leave any comments if you wish and Submit the nomination.


Nominate Mac4Lin!


Just takes one click !

I thank everybody for their continued appreciation and suggestions. Your feedback is very important for the project development.
 
Old 06-13-2009, 10:35 PM   #47
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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
http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/4...sktop1z.th.png

2) Mac4Lin Desktop with Firefox
http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/9576/firefox1.th.png

3) Mac4Lin Login Window
http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/5...window1.th.png

4) Mac4Lin with Nautilus File Manager
http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/7...utilus1.th.png

5) Mac4Lin with Rhythmbox
http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/2...thmbox1.th.png

6) Mac4Lin with Terminal
http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/3...rminal1.th.png

7) Mac4Lin on Xfce!
http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/9921/xfce1.th.png

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.
 
Old 06-23-2009, 11:23 PM   #48
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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 here:

http://sf.net/community/cca09/vote/?f=414

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.

Last edited by infra_red_dude; 06-23-2009 at 11:25 PM.
 
Old 08-28-2009, 01:52 PM   #49
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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
 
Old 09-06-2009, 07:22 PM   #50
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Mac4Lin featured in the current issue of ComputerWorld alongwith similar projects: http://phoenix-ani.blogspot.com/2009...uterworld.html
 
Old 12-17-2009, 02:12 PM   #51
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Mac4Lin is one of Lifehacker's Most Popular Linux Posts of 2009! It feels really good when you see your project figure on one of the Web's most popular tech websites! A big THANK YOU for all the support and appreciation

The author writes: "Mac4Lin Gives Linux Desktops the Complete Mac Look It really, really does. If you don't mind the obvious break in your your free-as-in-speech fidelity, it's a pretty nice setup." Full story: http://lifehacker.com/5428052/most-p...-posts-of-2009 (Mac4Lin is listed just above Jolicloud and Chrome OS)
 
Old 09-12-2010, 03:24 PM   #52
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Just an update, Mac4Lin SVN has been updated with a new version of GTK Themes' and GTK Icons' directories. They are compatible with the latest version of GNOME and distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora etc.

To download everything goto this page: http://mac4lin.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mac4lin/ and on the botton click on "Download Tarball". If you however want to download specific components (like GTK_Theme etc.) then goto that directory and download the specific tarball. To install, you can follow any guide available online to install either the GTK theme or the GTK Icon theme.

I am yet to make a formal release, but those who want to experiment with the latest version and file bugs are welcome to do so
 
  


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