Because self-promotion (erm, I mean… learning!) is the purpose of this blog, here is a package I have assembled from a nifty upstream: Chicago95!
You can go get it from the OBS repository now.
chicago95-theme-all is a metapackage that pulls in all the elements needed to configure your Devuan GNU+Linux system to look like a classic non-free OS from 1995!
$ apt-cache search chicago chicago95-theme-all - XFCE Windows 95 Total Conversion chicago95-theme-cursors - Mouse cursor themes for Chicago95 chicago95-theme-doc - Documentation for Chicago95 chicago95-theme-fonts - Fonts for Chicago95 chicago95-theme-greeter - Lightdm webkit greeter for Chicago95 chicago95-theme-gtk - GTK and WM themes for Chicago95 chicago95-theme-icons - Icon themes for Chicago95 chicago95-theme-login-sound - Login sound for Chicago95 chicago95-theme-plymouth - Plymouth theme for Chicago95 $ apt-cache policy chicago95-theme-all chicago95-theme-all: Installed: (none) Candidate: 0.0.1-1+devuan Version table: 0.0.1-1+devuan 500 500 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/bgstack15/Debian_Unstable Packages
Of course, like any other theme, you need to manually change your settings to use the theme. But these packages make it easy to install it so you can control the files with the package manager.
I was helping a family member set up a system to look like a particular non-free OS, and an old one was acceptable, and even preferred. After some research, I discovered a few good places to look for themes:
There were multiple options for the type of theme I wanted, but Chicago95 was the most cohesive and cleanly-installed set.