Outside of Gnome Shell, client-side decorations on windows can be quite annoying. Luckily, someone has created some software to bypass these decorations.
The Mate desktop is pretty great, but the software it’s built on is getting pretty dated. Here is how you can upgrade Mate to GTK3 in Arch Linux.
With the release of Gnome 3, many developers of GTK apps have begun to port their programs from GTK2 to GTK3. If you have used Ubuntu 11.04, you will notice that many of the popular GTK2 themes did not yet have GTK3 equivalents, which left the few GTK3 applications looking awful.