A rendition of all and sundry’s favourite 1995 Microsoft running procedure for Linux

A rendition of all and sundryโ€™s favourite 1995 Microsoft running procedure for Linux

XFCE / Xubuntu Home windows 95 Entire Conversion

Chicago95 Desktop

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I became unhappy with the many XFCE/GTK2/GTK3 Home windows 95 based fully mostly subject matters and determined to accomplish one which became extra consistent across the board for theming.

Integrated on this theme:

  • Contemporary icons to total the icon theme started with Traditional95
  • GTK2 and GTK3 subject matters
  • Edited Redmond XFWM theme to extra accurately judge Home windows 95
  • Chicago95 Plus! A instrument to preview and install Home windows 95/98/ME/XP subject matters
  • Plymouth theme constituted of scratch
  • An MS-DOS impressed theme for oh-my-zsh
  • Partial support for HiDPI displays
  • Partial icon theme for LibreOffice 6+


GTK+ 3.22 or 3.24

Xfce 4.12, 4.14, 4.16


A Window compositor

(In case your are utilizing an older desktop that uses GTK3.18, that you simply would possibly also expend this forked model of the theme.)


Click right here for Chicago95 documentation and extra aspects.

Set up


Manual installation and setup instructions

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Set up a Microsoft Home windows Plus! theme

Click right here for installing personalized subject matters.

Set up the Plymouth boot splash theme

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Set up the LibreOffice icon theme

Click right here for installing the LibreOffice Chicago95 icon theme.

KDE Enhance (experimental)

  • SDDM Logon Manager:: Click Set up from file... in Loggin Display cowl cowl (SDDM) supervisor. Get SDDM/Chicago95.tar.gz to put in the theme.
  • Splash Display cowl cowl: plasmapkg2 -t lookandfeel -i KDE/Splash/chicago95.splashscreen


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Code and license

License: GPL-3.0+/MIT

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โ€œSimplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.
Patient with both friends and enemies,
you accord with the way things are.
Compassionate toward yourself,
you reconcile all beings in the world.โ€
โ€• Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching