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When I use gedit, there is warning shown:

(gedit:3166): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkScrolledWindow 0x236cd10 is mapped but visible child GtkScrollbar 0x2307ab0 is not mapped

How can I fix it ?

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Reinstall overlay-scrollbar .I hope it will fixed your problem .

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This does not fix the problem on a clean install of 14.04.3 updated to 2016 January 2. – H2ONaCl Jan 2 at 23:13

It was a bug in overlay-scrollbar which has been fixed here at launchpad. It has been fixed.

So just run

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install overlay-scrollbar
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If it's a fixed bug at the time of this answer-post (17 May 2014), then wouldn't have standard software updates of ubuntu fix it by this comment (21 May 2014)? It seems that there is a bug in the software updates related to this because a re-installation of the same version overlay-scrollbar solved the problem. Weird! – user29020 May 21 '14 at 16:56
    
what this error means? Is there any change in data alignment or mixing in between rows,when this error is shown by gedit. – hunch Oct 11 '14 at 4:10
    
This does not fix the problem on a clean install of 14.04.3 updated to 2016 January 2. – H2ONaCl Jan 2 at 23:12

Until the update has been revised past 14.04, go ahead and reinstall the package:
sudo apt-get --reinstall install overlay-scrollbar

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This does not fix the problem on a clean install of 14.04.3 updated to 2016 January 2. – H2ONaCl Jan 2 at 23:12

Did'nt work for me either, on a fresh install of ROS & Ubuntu 14.04 using a package developed and distributed by ROS.org. @dmuk can we just ignore the messages and proceed without concern? Thanks.

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