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Old 06-09-2014, 11:39 PM   #1
Dzhonz
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Changing the Appearance of the Scroll Bar


I have a continuing problem in seeing the scroll bar. White on white is tough for me. I can find nothing in System Settings that addresses the scroll bar, in any way. Does anybody here know how to make the scroll bar more visible? Ubuntu 13.10. Thank you.

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Old 06-09-2014, 11:53 PM   #2
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What is your theme? Ambiance?
Are you using gtk2? or gtk3?
Have you installed classic Desktop or you are using unity?

OR

You can install gnome-color-chooser
Quote:
sudo apt-get install gnome-color-chooser
I have used this upto ubuntu 12.04, it should be worked on ubuntu 13.10 too.
When you open it, there is a tab name 'specific'. Under scroll bars section, you can change color of scroll bar. Click on Apply.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EI-rJn1C3Tc

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Old 06-10-2014, 02:01 PM   #3
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gnome-color-chooser is good but i'm pretty sure it won't work on gtk3 or unity.

dzhonz, make a copy of a theme you like and start hacking away on the config files, changing some colors. they usually are pretty self-explanatory.
 
Old 06-12-2014, 11:46 PM   #4
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Wow. I am still learning the Linux system. It appears that I need to bone up quite a bit. Thanks all. It may be a while until I figure out if these hints are helpful.
 
Old 06-13-2014, 12:49 PM   #5
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...or just try a different theme.
 
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Old 06-14-2014, 12:26 AM   #6
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Thanks, ondoho, changing the theme was a very quick fix.
 
Old 06-15-2014, 03:18 AM   #7
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could you please mark this solved then. thanks.
 
  


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