MATE Tweak missing desktop layout options?

$ garuda-inxi
System:
  Kernel: 5.19.8-zen1-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.0
    parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
    root=UUID=92f593d3-2105-4b14-970a-effb8cdf1c9c rw [email protected]
    quiet
    cryptdevice=UUID=e30ff2cd-8fd9-473e-bd9c-99fc00554e62:luks-e30ff2cd-8fd9-473e-bd9c-99fc00554e62
    root=/dev/mapper/luks-e30ff2cd-8fd9-473e-bd9c-99fc00554e62 quiet splash
    rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0 loglevel=3
  Desktop: MATE v: 1.26.0 info: mate-panel wm: marco v: 1.26.0 vt: 7
    dm: LightDM v: 1.32.0 Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:
  Type: Desktop System: Intel product: NUC7i7BNH v: J31153-311
    serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 3 v: 2
    serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: Intel model: NUC7i7BNB v: J31145-310 serial: <superuser required>
    UEFI-[Legacy]: Intel v: BNKBL357.86A.0088.2022.0125.1102 date: 01/25/2022
Battery:
  Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech MX Keys Wireless Keyboard
    serial: <filter> charge: 100% (should be ignored) rechargeable: yes
    status: full
CPU:
  Info: model: Intel Core i7-7567U bits: 64 type: MT MCP
    arch: Amber/Kaby Lake note: check gen: core 7 level: v3 built: 2017
    process: Intel 14nm family: 6 model-id: 0x8E (142) stepping: 9
    microcode: 0xF0
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 2 tpc: 2 threads: 4 smt: enabled cache:
    L1: 128 KiB desc: d-2x32 KiB; i-2x32 KiB L2: 512 KiB desc: 2x256 KiB
    L3: 4 MiB desc: 1x4 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 1100 min/max: 400/4000 scaling: driver: intel_pstate
    governor: powersave cores: 1: 1100 2: 1100 3: 1100 4: 1100 bogomips: 27999
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Vulnerabilities:
  Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled
  Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT
    vulnerable
  Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
  Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
  Type: mmio_stale_data mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
  Type: retbleed mitigation: IBRS
  Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via
    prctl
  Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer
    sanitization
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: IBRS, IBPB: conditional, RSB filling,
    PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected
  Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:
  Device-1: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-9.5
    process: Intel 14nm built: 2016-20 ports: active: DP-1 empty: DP-2,HDMI-A-1
    bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:5927 class-ID: 0300
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.4 compositor: marco v: 1.26.0 driver:
    X: loaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,intel,vesa gpu: i915 display-ID: :0
    screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 3840x2160 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 1016x571mm (40.00x22.48")
    s-diag: 1165mm (45.88")
  Monitor-1: DP-1 model: Samsung LU28R55 serial: <filter> built: 2021
    res: 3840x2160 hz: 60 dpi: 154 gamma: 1.2 size: 632x360mm (24.88x14.17")
    diag: 727mm (28.6") ratio: 16:9 modes: max: 3840x2160 min: 720x400
  Message: Unable to show GL data. Required tool glxinfo missing.
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
    alternate: snd_soc_skl,snd_soc_avs bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:9d71
    class-ID: 0403
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.19.8-zen1-1-zen running: yes
  Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
  Sound Server-3: PipeWire v: 0.3.57 running: yes
Network:
  Device-1: Intel Ethernet I219-V driver: e1000e v: kernel port: N/A
    bus-ID: 00:1f.6 chip-ID: 8086:15d8 class-ID: 0200
  IF: eno1 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Intel Wireless 8265 / 8275 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel pcie:
    gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 3a:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:24fd
    class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlp58s0 state: up mac: <filter>
  IF-ID-1: docker0 state: down mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
  Device-1: Intel Bluetooth wireless interface type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
    bus-ID: 1-8:4 chip-ID: 8087:0a2b class-ID: e001
  Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: up address: <filter>
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 698.65 GiB used: 313.45 GiB (44.9%)
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 960 EVO
    250GB size: 232.89 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B
    speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 2B7QCXE7
    temp: 34.9 C scheme: MBR
  ID-2: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 850 EVO 500GB
    size: 465.76 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s
    type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 2B6Q scheme: MBR
Partition:
  ID-1: / raw-size: 232.88 GiB size: 232.88 GiB (100.00%) used: 24.66 GiB
    (10.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-e30ff2cd-8fd9-473e-bd9c-99fc00554e62
  ID-2: /home raw-size: 232.88 GiB size: 232.88 GiB (100.00%) used: 24.66
    GiB (10.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-e30ff2cd-8fd9-473e-bd9c-99fc00554e62
  ID-3: /var/log raw-size: 232.88 GiB size: 232.88 GiB (100.00%) used: 24.66
    GiB (10.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-e30ff2cd-8fd9-473e-bd9c-99fc00554e62
  ID-4: /var/tmp raw-size: 232.88 GiB size: 232.88 GiB (100.00%) used: 24.66
    GiB (10.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-e30ff2cd-8fd9-473e-bd9c-99fc00554e62
Swap:
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 31.24 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100
    dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 55.0 C pch: 48.5 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:
  Processes: 241 Uptime: 11h 35m wakeups: 31 Memory: 31.24 GiB used: 4.82 GiB
  (15.4%) Init: systemd v: 251 default: graphical tool: systemctl
  Compilers: gcc: 12.2.0 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1370 libs: 436
  tools: octopi,paru Shell: Bash v: 5.1.16 running-in: mate-terminal
  inxi: 3.3.21
Garuda (2.6.7-1):
  System install date:     2022-09-15
  Last full system update: 2022-09-16 ↻
  Is partially upgraded:   No
  Relevant software:       NetworkManager
  Windows dual boot:       <superuser required>
  Snapshots:               Snapper
  Failed units: 

I can't find the desktop layout selector shown in this thread:

From that thread, "Familiar" is what I would have picked.

The MATE Tweak panel layout options (GNOME2/OpenSUSE/Fedora) is glitchy and moves the bottom bar to the top, requiring a "reset all panels" to fix.

If nothing else, I just want the start menu to be more like the "Familiar" screenshot.

The resource you linked is at least a couple years old and is meant for a different distro.

Have a look through these options and see if you find anything that appeals to you. These tweaks are far more likely to work.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/MATE#Additional_MATE_packages

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