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I'm not comfortable with autohiding auto-sliding scroll bar button in some gnome based applications (like gedit). Is there any way to restore a normal scroll bar? similar to one in KDE applications (like kate) or Windows applications.

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marked as duplicate by roadmr, Tom Brossman, Alaa Ali, guntbert, Luis Sep 24 '13 at 3:01

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Please have a look at the first two answers here: askubuntu.com/questions/34214/…. The second answer has a way to disable the overlay scrollbar globally with one command. –  roadmr Sep 23 '13 at 15:06

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According to the thread linked by roadmr, this works:

$ sudo apt-get remove overlay-scrollbar
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