Scrolling on Gnome

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Sun Oct 2 10:19:32 MDT 2011

On Sun, 02 Oct 2011 09:47:08 -0600
Tod Hansmann < at> wrote:

> > My question is, how do I get rid of the new scroll widget, and get
> > all my apps to use the traditional scroll bar?
> >  
> It's called an overlay scroll bar, and it IS annoying, but can be 
> disabled one of two ways.  You can remove the "overlay-scrollbar" 
> package, or you can run this in a terminal: "echo "export 
> /etc/X11/Xsession.d/80overlayscrollbars > /dev/null".  Then just
> re-log.
> Reference from when I did this to my install: 

Thank you. I took the latter approach, and it works. Much better.


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