I want a replica rather than a theme if possible.

Windows 2000 or ME themes are fine too.

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  • What about XP Themes? – opticyclic Jan 2 '16 at 17:21
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    What is a replica ??? I really have no idea what "replica rather than a theme" is, as the theme IS the look of the OS. – Mark Kirby Jan 2 '16 at 17:40
  • This may not be what you're looking for, but you might be interested in reactos.org , which is more of a "replica" of Windows than any version of Ubuntu will ever be. – Nick Weinberg Jun 14 '17 at 21:28

You can customize the look of ubuntu with themes,

so you could install a theme like this and some icons and it should look pretty close to windows 95!

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To install:

  1. Install http://ubuntu-tweak.com/ .
  2. Download and extract the theme into your .themes and .icons folders respectivly (found in your home directory press CTRL+H to show hidden files.)
  3. Launch the tweak tools program, and go to "Tweaks" and click on theme.
  4. From there select the theme you want!

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Good luck!

  • Good find but... How to install it? How to apply it? How about a nice screenshot so people can see it at a glance? As it stands this is boarder line a comment or link only flag, but with these improvements +1. – Mark Kirby Jan 2 '16 at 17:39
  • @markkirby done. – Trevor Clarke Jan 2 '16 at 17:46
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    Nice, that should get some upvotes :) Only one small thing but it is really for others who read this, I would choose unity-tweak-tool over ubuntu-tweak as unity-tweak-tool is in the repos and does not require a 3rd party PPA to install or update, just apt-get, but that's just my preference. – Mark Kirby Jan 2 '16 at 17:50
  • how do you get the desktop and stuff? – Smash Network Jan 2 '16 at 19:43
  • @SmashNetwork In the discriptions on gnome-look it say you need the mate desktop omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts – Mark Kirby Jan 2 '16 at 19:51

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