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the taskbar? which would that be? kde? gnome? xfce? i believe that apps like superkaramba and gdesklets have plenty of menuing plugins which clone an OSX dock... depends what kind of functionality you want though.
I believe I could customize KDE's kicker (the "taskbar" in KDE) to give a look and feel of an OSX dock, at least the dock portion of it, but now the way it sizes up and down like a geenie in a bottle.
Here's an idea:
"pull out" the launch bar, the portion of kicker next to the K menu to allow more applications to be shown. Then, go into your settings, and resize kicker to be enormous (I think it's called large). Assign your icons to taste.
Check out "Mac4Linux" project. It consists mostly of OSX-looking themes such as wallpaper, icons, window borders etc. but there's also a section on how to get a OSX-like application launcher (if that's what you want). There are two choices, and the "better-looking" requires you to have Compiz Fusion I think..but take a look at it, if you like. At least the screenshots were quite OSX-like.