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Linux daemon using Python daemon with PID file and logging

The python-daemon package ( PyPI listing , Pagure repo ) is very useful. However, I feel it has suffered a bit from sparse documentation, an...

2014-02-19

How to get "normal" scrollbars in Ubuntu Unity

I hate the little scrollbar in Ubuntu because on a laptop, it's harder to get precise control of the cursor to hit the few-pixel-width area (the orange bit in the first image below).

To get "normal" scrollbars, type this command:
gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal



Should you want to get the Ubuntu-style scrollbar back, reset the parameter:
gsettings reset com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode