Setting up MATE

tested on ubuntu/bionic

apt install ubuntu-mate-desktop
#mate-desktop-environment

#right click on panel --> add to panel
#Advanced MATE menu

Sloppy Focus,

Control Center
Windows // Behaviour
Select windows when the mouse moves over them

CREATE MORE WORKSPACES BEFORE SETTING UP SHORTCUTS,

right-click on workspace switcher (bottom-right) ---> preferences
show all workspaces in X rows
number of workspaces X

Keyboard shortcuts (THOSE ADDITIONAL WORKSPACES DO APPEAR),

Control Center
Keyboard Shortcuts
---> Window Management

switch to workspace 1 Alt+1
...

maximize window Alt+return

close window Alt+Q

tile window east Alt+Right

tile window west Alt+Left

move to workspace 1 Mod4+4
...

ADD
terminator / terminator Alt+`
...move between windows DISABLED (backspace)

ADD
firefox / firefox Alt+f

ADD
chromium / chromium Alt+c

Resources

https://memo-linux.com/ubuntu-mate-installer-mintmenu/

http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-customise-your-linux-desktop-mate/

Trash / obsolete

apt install mate
#add-apt-repository ppa:eugenesan/ppa
apt install mate-menu

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