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Old 05-22-2006, 04:41 AM   #1
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KDE looking like OS X?


Yesterday me and one of my friends had a discussion over Linux and Mac (me being the linux-guy and he being the mac-guy). It ended up with that I bet I could configure my KDE to look almost exactly like Mac OSX. Hehe, well, now I need some help... The first thing I could think of was Baghira and KXDocker.... But that was pretty much it... Can anyone give me some advice on what I must tweak/configure/install to make the similarity as exact as possible?

Any advice appreciated

Old 05-22-2006, 06:07 AM   #2
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You could try to find themes and wallpapers at I don't use KDE myself, but with Gnome, I came as close as this:

I could remove the gnome-foot later too...
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Hi !! im kind of new here, and got a problem with some kde themes. I already install them but the minimize, maximize, close buttons and scroll bars didn't change at all. These are the names of the themes Tuxintosh and Mac Baghira, downloaded from . Wonder if someone knows why this is happening. Hope you can help guys !!
Old 06-22-2006, 03:10 PM   #4
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Put the menu bar on the top of the screen (Desktop->Behavior->Menu Bar at top of screen)
Old 06-22-2006, 03:27 PM   #5
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Look at Mac clone screenshots on KDE-look. I've compiled a few of their settings:

Baghira style and deco
Safari=Firefox with Safire skin + many userChrome edits for the fonts and gradient toolbar and tabs.
Mail=Thunderbird with Tiger Mail2 skin + userChrome edits
iChat=Modified Kopete
Finder=Modified Konqueror
XMMS theme=xTunes

Or show him a Mac and don't tell him.
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I found this link, I hope it helps (haven't finished reading it) :-D
Old 06-23-2006, 05:13 AM   #7
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use destop settings wizards to make your kde behave like mac os then download a theme thats similar to mac os and you have it all. doesn't has mac style themes?


kde, os x

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