Installation of Mate on Arch Linux Phase 4

install desktop environment


Installing mate requires only one line. Theming and tweaking your Arch Linux system will require more time. All the information about this desktop is here:

sudo pacman -S mate mate-extra

Let us go over every settings of Arch Linux Mate and see what we still need to fix.

We have a vanilla Arch installation and we keep installing elements like :

  • terminal
  • theme
  • icon theme
  • text editor
  • conky and Aurora conky (OLD and NOT maintained)
  • Arch Linux wallpapers
  • plank and ArcoLinux themes
  • mate-tweak

This time we do NOT run the scripts from

You will have to figure things out yourself with the wiki from Arch Linux, Youtube and ofcourse ArcoLinux and ArcoLinuxD.