MATE

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MATE is a desktop environment forked from the now-unmaintained code base of GNOME 2. (Wikipedia)

Installation

Arch Linux

  • Install LightDM and the GTK greeter as login manger.
  • Install MATE
pacman -S mate mate-extra

Theme

OSX-Arc-Collection

Arch Linux

Install on of theme themes, for instance osx-arc-darker. Install the dependencies gnome-icon-theme.

Manual
  • Download the newest version of one of the styles named Plus, White, Darker or Shadow from gnome-look.org
  • Extract to /usr/share/themes

Add icons

Arch Linux

Install the package arc-osx-icon-theme-git.

Manual
  • Download the icon packages
  • Extract the icon theme in the src directory to /usr/share/icons

Set menu bar icon

Set icon to Arch Linux logo

gsettings set org.mate.panel.menubar icon-name distributor-logo-archlinux

See also

External links