A rendition of everyone's favorite 1995 Microsoft operating system for Linux. (by grassmunk)

Chicago95 Alternatives

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Posts with mentions or reviews of Chicago95. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-09.
  • Looking for a good nostalgic Linux distro for a thinkpadX61 | 2021-10-18
    Well, I'm partial to Chicago95 with support for "Microsoft plus" theme conversion So if you want to install Xenia Warrior Princess or Pokemon theme, you can.
  • I feel more productive after using Linux for half a month. | 2021-10-16
    The irony is that I use Xubuntu and have Chicago95 as my default theme.
  • Themes to make my DE/WM to look like an old 90s/2000s PC (Windows/MacOS like, or any other) | 2021-10-09
    Examples of what I mean are Chicago95, sassrc, this one, etc
  • A GTK theme based on Windows 3.11 appearance | 2021-10-02
    It's definitely a mix of the two, but I think the icon style, the window borders, the fonts, and the colors are all more reminiscent of 3.11 than 95.

    For a comparison of something very much 95 inspired, take a look at Chicago95, which only works with Xfce:

  • Any linux distro or new distro project that looks exactly like Windows 98 or Windows XP
    The closest i know is Chicago95 theme for XFCE desktop environment. Xfce available in almost any distro.
  • Mistakenly bought a T510 instead of a T520 to use as a daily driver but decided to just live with it | 2021-09-26
  • Sharing the PC | 2021-09-23
    Come home, white man.
  • I just switched a Windows user to Linux..hmm | 2021-09-23
    Yeah, it doesn't matter if you made someone's Linux desktop look like a damn near exact replica of a Windows OS (even Windows 95), at the end of the day he's going to be like "which website do I go on to download this file," "why doesn't C: show up," etc.
  • Anyone else have problems with the chicago95 installer? | 2021-09-06
    Besides not even providing a link to said "chicago95' installer thing, I would remind you that you'll get on topic support here, instead:
  • I hear you kids like Thinkpads. Got this L420 from a school. Loaded up Xubuntu (oh snap) on this bad boy.
    With this theme. It works best with XFCE.
  • Tablet from around 2016 running Windows 10
    Damn I'm lazy. BONUS: With the Chicaco95 you can make it look and sound like Windows 95.
  • Precinho acessível | 2021-08-27
    se você usar linux com xfce, tenta o Chicago95
  • CSS Bar for i3 | 2021-08-25
    You could use the xfce4-panel with
  • Looking for an ugly linux distro !


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