Wednesday, November 5, 2014

How to change scrollbar mode in Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity)

If You are new, fresh Ubuntu user, You probably noticed that scollbars are in overlay mode. You must place cursor over tiny field on the right side of window, so scrollbar appears. If You don't like overlay mode, You can change it to normal (legacy) mode just in a few clicks.

dconf-editor

Navigate to com/canonical/desktop/interface













You can choose normal, overlay auto, overlay pointer and overlay touch mode.

 

Unity-Tweak-Tool

Open Unity Tweak Tool and go to Scrolling section.














Here You can change overlay mode to legacy (normal).