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From: Ken Springer <>
Sent: Mon, 28 February, 2011 1:22:23
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: test-drive linux easily

On 2011-02-27 08:44:25 -0700, Larry Gusaas said:

What is the name of that distro? I'd like to check it out.

This is embarrassing...  I'm sure I saved it to my hard drive.... somewhere!   
And now, I can't remember the name either.  It's also possible I stumbled on to 
a page for Mac4Lin, which is an OS X theme for Linux.  But I don't think I would 
have saved that.
I'll keep looking for it, and when I do find it, I'll let you know.

Hi :)
There are a lot of themes or DEs that have some elements of a "Mac" feel or look 
because Mac developed from Bsd which shares a lot of gnu&linux stuff.  When 
Ubuntu moved it window/console buttons to the left and switched from light to 
dark themes a lot of people said it switched from a "Windows" look to a "Mac" 
look.  Mac doesn't seem anxious to try to assert copyright probably because many 
of it's UI components were first seen in Gnu and then modified.  

The question is what elements do you want to change to make your distro look 
more like Mac?  Then you could try to configure those elements.  I like the 
Windows style taskbars but many people install Avant Windows Navigator and then 
set that to start-up at every boot.
Regards from
Tom :)

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