Overlay scrollbar update

      An updated version of Ubuntu’s ‘Overlay Scrollbar’s’ has landed in Ubuntu 12.04 – and is available for Ubuntu 11.10 users to install.

      What’s new?

      • Improved thumb appearance
      • The proximity area (which reveals the scroolbar) has been extended to cover the entire window edge
      • New thumb positioning according to mouse pointer and bar position.
      • The thumb is more freely movable while touching an edge.
      • For fine-scroll mode press Control while dragging
      • Press Control while doing page up/down to do step up/down instead.
      • Jumping is now triggered via Middle Click or via Shift + Button1.
      • Other tweaks, fixes, and small performance improvements.

      Ubuntu 11.10 users can upgrade their scrollbars using by adding the following PPA to their Software Sources then upgrade using the Update Manager.