Description:

Missed the look of my old Windows 3.1 system so became this gtk theme. Take a step back in time and enjoy!

Also included is the "Gnome for Workgroups" Metacity theme and Redmond3 XFCE window manager themes.

The Classic95 icon set seems to go good with this theme. You can download the icons from here: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?action=content&content=157298

There are four themes included:
-Win3x Has default colors
-Win3x Black Leather Jacket
-Win3x Cinnamon
-Win3x-White has a white window background


Please install redmond95 gtk engine for best results however theme should work without it.

Changelog:

2 years ago

** I have not tested the metacity window manager themes only XFCE please confirm if all color shcemes work, thanks.

:1.4 Added some Windows 3.1 color schemes: black leather jacket + cinnamon
Fixed entry box padding

:1.3 Close to final release.
Changed back to redmond95 engine
Fixed notebook tabs and radio buttons
Minor text entry and toolbar background.
Fixed inactive colors.

:1.2 Include both versions
:1.1 Updates
-Fixed tabs and menus
-Tweaked buttons to have slight rounded edges like in Windows 3.1.
-Made window backgrounds white with flat toolbars.
-Minor fixes

:1.0 Include metacity and xfce themes.
:0.9.x Original gtk theme

1 year ago

nechus

Hello. This is a wonderful theme. Thank you!!
For some reason the close button has an "X" in it instead of a "-" in my computer. I wonder why. I am using Linux Mint 17.2 xfce. :(

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1 year ago

rdelro

This is great on XFCE4 and Openbox! Even better with JWM/iceWM. Looked off on Mate and horrid with LXDE (imo) but overall this is really well done! I'm slightly more a fan of the Mac OS (classic) platinum theme, but this one hits the spot too!

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1 year ago

Ballagyr

I'm interested to use this theme, but I wanted to have the File Manager equal to this screenshot. Where can I find this File Manager?

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1 year ago

matthewmx86

Hi, the one in the screenshot is called thunar. It's the xfce4 file manager. To get it to look like in the screen shot goto menu->view->location selector and select pathbar style. Hit Ctrl + i and that should hide the toolbar.

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1 year ago

matthewmx86

Hi. The one in the screenshot is called thunar, it's the xfce4 file manager. These are the settings I used; From the menu select View > Side Pane > Tree, then View > Location Selector > Pathbar Style.

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1 year ago

matthewmx86

Hi. The one in the screenshot is called thunar, it's the xfce4 file manager. These are the settings I used; From the menu select View > Side Pane > Tree, then View > Location Selector > Pathbar Style.

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1 year ago

matthewmx86

Whoops didn't think it saved my last replies.

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1 year ago

Ballagyr

Ah, the Thunar. Interesting as it is different with the theme. Looking at this screenshot, seems to be from another file manager. Cool!

I am using the MATE must be why the theme was not very nice to me. :(

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1 year ago

sincerelysofi

I absolutely adore this theme. Thank you so much for making it. Could I recommend that you make the rest of the palettes, too?

In case you don't know what the rest are, I came across this tumblr post that documented all of the different themes: http://lntelinside.tumblr.com/post/63406430448/windows-3-1-color-schemes-in-order-lcd

I also have this INI file that I found from Googling which includes all the hex values used for the palettes. To help you move along, I pastebinned it here:
http://pastebin.com/h12y3Ha7

Keep up the good work! I'm thinking of maybe even packaging this for Arch Linux's AUR eventually, like I did with the Classic95 theme.

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1 year ago

matthewmx86

Thank you for the input, I will add these to my next update. I also plan on making a Windows 3.1 icon theme in the future.

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2 years ago

RenHoek

Your the first user on here I have seen who runs FreeBSD. I was cusrios if anyone who used themes ran it. cool.

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2 years ago

rafenator

I'm back to my old machine. Thank you.

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