Archive for April, 2011

Disable Overlay Scrollbars in Ubuntu 11.04

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

I updated my Ubuntu to 11.04 yesterday and really didn’t like the new scroll bars.

After a little searching I found

  • and many more.

Simply add the string “export LIBOVERLAY_SCROLLBAR=0” into the /etc/X11/Xsession.d/80overlayscrollbars file.

E.g perform the following as root

echo "export LIBOVERLAY_SCROLLBAR=0" > /etc/X11/Xsession.d/80overlayscrollbars