Articles Tagged osx

Zukimac Is a Flawless Mac Theme for Ubuntu (If You Like that Sort of Thing)

Zukimac is an OS X-inspired GTK3 theme that is uncanny in its appearance. Hunting out a decent Mac theme for your Ubuntu? Look no further.

15 June 2014

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Introduces Ubuntu Unity-Style Search Feature

Amongst the multitude of changes shipping in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite is a search feature that Ubuntu users will find vaguely familiar...

2 June 2014

Official Ubuntu One Mac Client Leaves Beta

Despite the popularity of alternatives, Ubuntu One remains my go-to cloud storage/sync service. And good news for anyone who dual-boots Ubuntu with OS X is that the official Ubuntu Mac client has slipped out of beta and gone 'stable' in its 4.0 release.

20 December 2012
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Official Ubuntu One App for Mac Enters Beta

A beta build of Ubuntu One for OS X has been released by the Ubuntu One team. The team say that the client will 'give all users regardless of platform, access to all the great benefits of Ubuntu One." Its' release means that all three major desktop OSes are now able to use Ubuntu One.

11 October 2012
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New Mac App Brings Ubuntu One to OS X

Mac users wanting to use Ubuntu One on their desktops now have a solution...

17 August 2012
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Download Mountain Lion’s Wallpapers

Apple have a knack for picking and shipping some stunning wallpapers with their OS. And it looks like OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will be no exception judging by the 15 or so backgrounds present in the most recent developer build.

15 June 2012

3 Features New to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion That Ubuntu Already Has

Apple today lifted the lid on the next iteration of their OS X operating system - OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Exciting news in itself for Mac fans, but the reveal introduces a number of new features to the OS X desktop that Ubuntu users have enjoyed for a little while...

16 February 2012
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Ubuntu One Team Seeking Mac Dev

A new job listing from Canonical is seeking a Mac Software Developer to join the Ubuntu One engineering team. The opening, titled 'Software Engineer (client applications Mac/Windows)', will require applicants to have at least 5 years experience of developing on OS X, 'including knowledge of low level APIs (Filesystem, shell integration)', as well as experience in 'Python, C and Objective C'.

19 January 2012

[How to] Dual Boot Mac OS X and Ubuntu

Dual-booting on a PC is easy: you stick in your disk and the installer takes care of everything else. But just how does one dual-boot Ubuntu on a Mac? There are various guides and how-to's on the internet, but I thought I would share the method I use here on OMG!

8 October 2011

[How to] Enable OS X Lion-style ‘Natural Scrolling’ in Ubuntu

OS X Lion introduced natural/reverse scrolling where by "content tracks finger movement". If you've ever used a touchscreen smartphone you'll already be familiar with how this works: you drag down to scroll up; you drag up to scroll down. 'Natural Scrolling' by Charalampos brings reverse scrolling to Ubuntu.

26 July 2011
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Easily transform Ubuntu into mac os x with macbuntu – now better than ever!

Get the look of OS X in Ubuntu using the 'Macbuntu' transformation pack.

17 November 2010
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Five tips, hacks and tweaks to get a Mac-like experience in Ubuntu

For all the 'ITSAMAC!!!OMG!!!1" sentiment flung in the direction of Ubuntu many don't think that it is 'Mac' enough. We've already covered turning your 'buntu box into a Windows 7 clone but attention turns to Microsoft's Cupertino-based rival and their popular OS X operating system. Here are five ways to make Ubuntu truly looking, behaving and feeling like a Mac.

11 August 2010