This short tip shows you how to disable the overlay scrollbar in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal. If you are used to the regular scrollbar that was in previous versions of Ubuntu, then you’ll want to disable this new overlay feature now in Ubuntu.
- Disable Overlay scrollbar in Ubuntu 12.10
To get started press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below.
gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal
To restore it, run the commands belowgsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode overlay-auto