Classic Skin Now In Nightly Builds

Thursday June 22nd, 2000

Now that skin-switching is a reality in Mozilla, the developers have been working on a "Classic" skin for Windows, Linux, and Mac. The "Classic skin" aims to not only provide a more "Communicator"-like UI alternative for Mozilla, but also give users more platform-specific UI widgets.

If you run Windows, you can try out the "Classic" skin in the current nightly builds. Start up Mozilla, go to the prefs dialog via Edit > Preferences, visit the Appearance > Themes pref panel, choose "Classic" from the list of available skins, and click the "Apply Theme" button. After a moment of whirring, Mozilla wil be skinned with the "Classic" theme. There's still a lot of work to be done on the skin, but it's worth checking out.

Thanks to Colin Stewart, Yoshi, and Christopher Cook for this news.

#82 Re: I guess I'm sentimental

by lobotomy42 <>

Wednesday June 28th, 2000 2:11 PM

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I totally agree. Of course, that's probably because I really started getting into the web with Netscape 3, and didn't really use it much before I had it. But wow, was N3 stable and fun

Hehe, I actually have N2,3,&4 + various Mozilla builds on my machine, and I can confirm that N2 looks basically similar to N3.