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How do I increase the resize margin on windows?

When hovering near the edge of a window you get an option to resize them.

However that edge is too narrow when I'm using trackpoint or touchpad, making it difficult to hit the 'sweet spot'

Is there a way I can increase the width (respectively height) of the 'hot-zone' ?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, htorque, Takkat, RolandiXor, Bruno Pereira Feb 13 '12 at 8:29

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You may like the keyboard shortcut as the easiest way to resize the window and totally avoid trying to grab the edge of the window! Try Alt-F8 then use either the keyboard arrow keys or your mouse/touchpad to resize the window.

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I like that a whole lot! Thanks :) –  Acebone Jan 19 '12 at 6:01

Fisrt open your terminal and run:

sudo apt-get remove overlay-scrollbar liboverlay-scrollbar-0.1-0

Then restart. That would replace the new overlay scrollbars for the classic ones (that are more "handly")

If you want the new scrollbar back, open a terminal and run this:

sudo apt-get install overlay-scrollbar liboverlay-scrollbar-0.1-0

Hope it helps (:

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