How to install macOS theme on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux
In this tutorial you will learn how to change the default Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop to macOS theme. Although in this tutorial we will perform the installation of macOS Mojave theme the steps bellow should be applicable to perform the installation of any other macOS style theme.
In this tutorial you will learn:
How to install macOS theme
How to install macOS icons
How to install macOS cursor theme
How to install macOS style bottom panel
How to set macOS Mojave wallpaper
How to start automaticaly macOS panel after reboot
macOS theme on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux
Software Requirements and Conventions Used
Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
# - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
How to install macOS theme on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions
Navigate your browser to McMojave theme page and download the theme package. There are multiple options so choose any style you favour as the installation process is exactly the same. For the purpose of this tutorial we will go with the dark theme. Download the package to your ~/Downloads directory.
At this stage you should have the package downloaded in your ~/Downloads directory. Once ready execute the below commands to install the macOS theme:
Installation of macOS cursor set on Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop
Apply the macOS cursor set:
Reload the Gnome tweak tool and apply the macOS cursor set.
Set the macOS wallpaper. The opinion on what constitutes a macOS wallpaper may differ. Good place to start is to download the Mojave wallpaper.
Set macOS Mojave wallpaper on Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome desktop.
Next, setup the macOS panel. To do so first install Plank:
$ sudo apt install plank
Once the Plank application is installed launch it from your Activities menu:
Start Plank application on Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Desktop
At this point you should see the macOS panel at the bottom of your desktop.
Hold the left CTRL and right click to the bottom macOS panel to open up Preferences. Customise the macOS panel to fit your desired look and feel. If you wish to take yet another step further install the optional macOS Plank theme