OK, after getting a bit frustrated with this, I finally found out how to add virtual workspaces to Antergos MATE. Like most things, it’s easy once you know the trick.
With the latest version of Antergos/MATE, do the following to enable workspaces:
- RIGHT-CLICK on the panel
- Select Add to Panel
- Search for “Workspace”
- Select “Workspace Switcher”
This will create the workspace switcher applet on the panel which you can configure to your hearts delight.
I must be one of the few people that use this feature, judging from the paucity on information about it.
Just some info for new folks if you wish to chnge the default DNS servers on your system. After a little bit of searching & trail and error, I’ve discovered how to modify Antergos so that you can use DNS servers other than those which might be supplied by your ISP.
Two files need to be edited:
First backup both of these files in case something goes wrong.
Edit /etc/resolv.conf to specify the DNS servers you wish to use (this example uses DNS.WATCH servers):
Then, edit /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf to tell it NOT to overwrite resolv.conf, by adding a [main] section which includes dns=none :
Verify this works by rebooting and checking the contents of /etc/resolve.conf.
Then verify that the resolvers are working by browsing the web or using drill: