[ubuntu-uk] Installing Safari on Ubuntu

John jakewc2 at sky.com
Tue Jun 16 20:24:07 BST 2009


Thomas Ibbotson wrote:
> John wrote:
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>> Thomas Ibbotson wrote:
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>>> Alan Lord (News) wrote:
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>>>> On 16/06/09 02:06, John wrote:
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>>>>> Hi everybody,
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>>>>> thank you so much for your messages. I like Safari because of the way it
>>>>> looks. I love Apple GUI, and anything that I can find with that I like.
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>>>> Hi John,
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>>>> then you might like to try out Mac4Lin. It is supposed to make Linux 
>>>> look like a Mac: http://sourceforge.net/projects/mac4lin
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>>>> Version 1 has just been released: 
>>>> http://nancib.wordpress.com/2009/06/14/mac4lin-1-0-is-out/
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>>>> HTH
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>>>> Al
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>>> Just installed Mac4Lin to give it a try. I have to say it does all fit 
>>> together very nicely and looks pretty good. I feel a bit wrong making my 
>>> desktop look like a Mac though, so I'm going to change back now...
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>> OOhh, I like this. I am not sure if I installed this right, I clicked on 
>> the Mac4Lin_install_v1.0_sh and clicked Run. I did look to see where the 
>> install instructions were but couldnt find anything, is that the right 
>> way to install it? Unfortunately, even though Apple are a bit on the 
>> weird side, I really like their products, and if I could afford it, I 
>> would get one of their computers.
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>> I need to change a few things, but I like, thanks for putting it forward 
>> as an option. :) I know this is probably going to be taken as sacrilege, 
>> but please dont be offended when I say this, but Ubuntu reminded me a 
>> bit of Apple when I first came across it. That's why I liked it so much, 
>> and why I use it now. I am really sorry for saying that. I know now its 
>> nothing like it, and I am glad it isnt.
>>
>> John
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> Hi John,
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> This is probably not the best way to install it, as the install script 
> requires you to answer some questions. I would recommend installing it 
> via the command line:
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> cd /path/to/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0  [on my computer that was 
> ~/Downloads/Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0]
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> then to run the installer type:
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> ./Mac4Lin_Install_v1.0.sh
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> and the installer will run and ask you some yes/no questions.
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> You can uninstall by typing:
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> ./Mac4Lin_Uninstall_v1.0.sh
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> Tom
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Ok, I have come across a problem, my installation folder is on the 
desktop. I tried adding desktop to the command but it says no such file. 
Can you help?

Sorry. :(

John.



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