Disable overlay scroll bars in Ubuntu 14.04

Image credit: Noobs Lab

Turn off overlay scroll bars on your Ubuntu 14.04 system

Overlay scroll bars can be very annoying to some Ubuntu 14.04 users. Here's how you can easily turn them off.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following command then hit Enter.

gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal

3. Use this command to turn scroll bars back on.

gsettings reset com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode

You can disable overlay scroll-bars, if you don't like them.

More at Noobs Lab

Additional Ubuntu Resources

Ask Ubuntu

Ubuntu Documentation

Ubuntu Downloads

Ubuntu Forum

Ubuntu Site

What’s wrong? The new clean desk test
View Comments
You Might Like
Join the discussion
Be the first to comment on this article. Our Commenting Policies