I've (re)installed ubuntu 12.04 on my eeepc-1000h. I've installed gnome classic. Everything was going vell, but now, with screen resolution 1024x600, i've got in each side of the desktop, a black area (+-20px width): the mouse pointer goes there, but mouse clicks don't work; windows maximized don't use those areas. The panels seem not affected by this: they fit along all the screen. How can I remove those black areas? Can anyone help?

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There is some problem with the overlay-scrollbar in gnome, try to remove it with:

sudo apt-get remove overlay-scrollbar

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    Removing is not necesarry. You can try to disable it first with gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface ubuntu-overlay-scrollbars false.
    – Pabi
    Jul 29, 2014 at 13:03

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