How To Easily Restore The Classic Scroll Bar (Disable The Overlay Scroll Bar) On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr uses the has overlay scroll bar, meaning that the scroll remains hidden until you put the mouse pointer on the edge of the screen.

In this article I will show you how to restore the classic scroll bar on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, either via the Unity Tweek Tool or via terminal.

How To Easily Restore The Classic Scroll Bar (Disable The Overlay Scroll Bar) On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

How To Easily Restore The Classic Scroll Bar (Disable The Overlay Scroll Bar) On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

How to restore the classic scroll bar (disable the overlay scroll bar), via Unity Tweak Tool:

$ sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool

Next, open Unity Tweak Tool, go to System > Scrolling > and choose Legacy.

How To Easily Restore The Classic Scroll Bar (Disable The Overlay Scroll Bar) On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Optional, to restore the overlay scroll bar, do: Next, open Unity Tweak Tool, go to System > Scrolling > and choose Overlay.

How to restore the classic scroll bar (disable the overlay scroll bar), via terminal:

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

Optional, to restore the overlay scroll bar, do:

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

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One comment on “How To Easily Restore The Classic Scroll Bar (Disable The Overlay Scroll Bar) On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr
  1. Rafita says:

    It works for 16.04 too

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