Disable the overlay scrollbars in Ubuntu 11.04

With the new Ubuntu 11.04, the scrollbars in almost all applications and windows look radically different than those we grew accustomed with. Here’s how to revert them to the old looks: sudo apt-get remove overlay-scrollbar sudo su echo “export LIBOVERLAY_SCROLLBAR=0” > /etc/X11/Xsession.d/80overlayscrollbars

Install Firefox 4.0 in Ubuntu 10.10 via apt

The easiest way to install the latest version of Firefox in your Ubuntu is by launching the following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install firefox This will update your current version of Firefox to 4.0.