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Is there a way to force all applications to use the Natty overlay scrollbars?

Examples: Chrome doesn't use it, neither does Firefox, gnome-terminal or a host of other applications.

Google Chrome scrollbars

gnome-terminal scrollbars

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There are currently no way to do it. Currently only native Gtk applications support the overlay-scrollbars, additional support will eventually come later on.

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Thanks. That makes sense. So gnome-terminal isn't a native GTK application? –  jrg Apr 18 '11 at 14:49
    
It is, but it has a custom dark theme... –  Nicolas Schirrer Apr 18 '11 at 14:53
    
Gotcha. Just wanted to clarify that. –  jrg Apr 18 '11 at 14:59
    
testcases.qa.ubuntu.com/Applications/System/Scrollbars - looks like you can enable them for everything. –  jrg Apr 20 '11 at 19:20
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Acording to that link, Gwibber it's supported. But Gwibber has overlay Scrollbars only on account selector (left edge) and don't on twitts. ubuntuone.com/p/r9L –  Martín Casco May 5 '11 at 21:46
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