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Old 08-25-2006, 08:38 PM   #1
be300x
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using the mac gui for linux


i'm hoping not to get badly flamed, but i would like to know if there exists a port of the mac os x interface (aqua) for linux (specifically ubuntu), and since i know that macs are now on x86, porting should be easy, should it not? i know that quartz would not work, but basically a gui that looks like the mac os x gui would be really good (as i prefer the mac interface)

if there is not port, is there a way to get gnome to look like os x?
 
Old 08-25-2006, 10:30 PM   #2
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in KDE you can

if you want to use KDE, you can make it look very close to OSX: baghira.sourceforge.net/OS_Clone-en.php
 
Old 08-26-2006, 02:01 AM   #3
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You can't run aqua on Linux, but you can configure GNOME or KDE to look like MacOS. You can get the themes from kde-look.org and gnome-look.org.
 
Old 08-26-2006, 06:24 PM   #4
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ok, so running aqua is a dud. but why wouldn't aqua run? i mean, it's all linux/unix, right? or am i a totally wrong

i'm still kinda new to linux...
 
Old 08-27-2006, 12:28 AM   #5
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aqua might run fine but it would need re-compiled for your platform from source. right now I'm pretty sure that source code is unavailable. I suggest you urge apple to go open source.
 
  


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