Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Ubuntu: Make the Unity environment more traditional in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

To remove the global menu integration of Unity, remove the indicator-appmenu package with the following command in the terminal:

 sudo apt-get remove indicator-appmenu  

To move the window buttons from left to write, copy this to the terminal:

 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ':minimize,maximize,close'  

To put them back to the left:

 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout 'close,maximize,minimize:'  

Disable overlay scrollbar

 gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal  

To change it back enter:

 gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode overlay-auto  


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