How to Make Fedora 28 Looks Like Mac OS X Mojave

Hello everyone, welcome to Fedora Tutorial. Today, I am going to show you how to make Fedora 28 looks like Mac OS X Mojave. Well, like it or not, Mac OS X theme is still my favorite. I have been using the Mac theme on my Ubuntu 18.04 as well as my Fedora 28 desktop. There are several great themes available on GnomeLook that you can choose. Before we go through the installation and setup, you may want to take a look at my Fedora 28 desktop below.

Mostly, this tutorial will use the command line. Make sure you are familiar with basic Linux command. On this tutorial, I am using Fedora 28 Workstation with Gnome DE.


How to Make Fedora 28 Looks Like Mac OS X Mojave

Step 1. Install Gnome Tweaks

Open Terminal and type this command to install Gnome Tweaks. Gnome Tweaks is an application that can be used to change themes, icon themes and some other settings on Gnome Desktop. 

dnf install gnome-tweaks


[root@localhost dhani]# dnf install gnome-tweaks
Last metadata expiration check: 0:14:02 ago on Sun 22 Jul 2018 09:22:21 AM WIB.
Dependencies resolved.
Package Arch Version Repository
gnome-tweaks noarch 3.28.1-1.fc28 fedora 330 k
Installing dependencies:
gnome-shell-extension-user-theme noarch 3.28.1-1.fc28 fedora 24 k

Transaction Summary
Install 2 Packages

Total download size: 354 k
Installed size: 1.4 M
Is this ok [y/N]:

Step 2. Download Mac OS X Mojave Theme and Icon Theme

To get a perfect look, please download the materials from the link below

Save all those files in your download directory. Next, let’s extract all those files. Extract the themes to /usr/share/themes and the icon theme should go to /usr/share/icons.

tar -xvf McOS-MJV.tar.xz --directory /usr/share/themes/
tar -xvf McOS-MJV-Dark-mode.tar.xz --directory /usr/share/themes
tar -xvf macOS11.tar.xz --directory /usr/share/icons

Now open Gnome Tweaks and apply the new themes and icon.

At this point, we now have Mojave GTK Theme and MacOS Icon installed.

fedora 28 looks like mac

Step 3. Install the font

Extract the file Extra 1.3.tar.xz. You will have two directories:

Open Roboto-font directory and install each font

Click the Install button to install it. Now, apply the font using Gnome Tweaks


That’s it. Thanks for reading this article on how to make Fedora 28 looks like Mac OS X Mojave. 

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