Linux Mint 17.3 & also themes

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Linux Mint 17.3 & also themes

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Finally got back into Linux after my HDD (and thus Linux partition) crashed last year.

Feels gewd.

Does anyone know if there's a "theme" for Linux Mint that can make it look
exactly like Windows 2000/98?

I miss my Windows 2000 PC.

Also, I hate the Linux Mint "start menu"... You can't easily drag and drop icons,
or make new categories.

This distro feels more like a Mac... Too "idiot proof", meaning not easily customized,
and advanced features are hard to access.
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Is that Mint running Cinnamon or XFCE as its DE?

XFCE, LXDE and MATE all have Redmond and RedmondXP themes in the default theme repos - you might find those useful.

The MATE menu is a step toward XP's.

Assuming this is for functionality and not nostalgia reasons, just jump to openSUSE's KDE implementation - it's the best desktop of any distro or OS, and I've tried many of them.
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IceWM was designed to be similar to the old Windows desktop, both in terms of look and functionality. It's also pretty extensive in terms of configurability.
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Post by Paramultart »

This looks awesome.
How do I switch from Cinnamon to IceWM?

I hate cinnamon. It doesn't even have a "create shortcut" option, so I have to
type "gnome-open "/home/link"" in every launcher I want to direct to a folder, which
I think is stupid. I also have a ton of other complaints about it that I'm too lazy to complain about.
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