A scrollbar shows how far you are scrolled down the page and allows you to navigate scrolling the page.

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Wrong Scrollbars - sudo and SSH

I prefer the overlay scrollbars to the default Gnome scrollbars. These work fine except in two cases: Using sudo, like sudo synaptic. Using SSH to open an X application on a remote server. Or in ...
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Prevent (xfce) terminal from scrolling with output

I'm running Xubuntu. When I run something that produces a lot of output to the terminal (such as my code, generally....!) I find that it is not possible to "freeze" the screen, to take a look at a ...
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gnome terminal scrollbar visibility

According the manual below https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-terminal/stable/pref-scrolling.html.en There is an option (Edit ▸ Profile Preferences ▸ Scrolling) "Scrollbar visibility" so that you ...
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GTK scrollbar with transparent or no trough

Is it possible in GTK-2 or/and GTK-3 to remove the scrollbar trough or make it invisible? I know there are scripts to remove the scrollbar steppers, like: GtkScrollbar::has-forward-stepper = 0 Now ...
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How to fix GTK3 scrollbar behavior

I have removed the overlay scrollbars. How can I configure GTK3 scrollbar clicking behavior? GTK3 applications scrollbars behave strangely under Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04. This also happens with Fedora ...
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Scrollbars when root user

When I open an application as root I get gnome2-like scrollbars which is fine. But: the small arrows at top and bottom of the scrollbars are missing. the function of clicking between arrow and ...
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Why can't I see scrollbars arrows in some windows?

I'm running Unity on Ubuntu 12.10, with overlay scrollbars set to false (this behaviour occurs even with overlay scrollbars purged, so this answer can't help). As the question's title suggests, some ...
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How to change color AND width of non overlay scrollbars in Ubuntu 12.04

I know many people have complained about the almost invisible and not usable scrollbars in recent versions of Ubuntu, even after removing or disabling the default overlay scrollbars. I wonder how can ...
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Change gtk-2 scrollbar to something like overlay scrollbar (in appearance)

When there are scroll wheels on mice and scrollbar functions on thouchpads, a low contrast wide scrollbar doesn’t make sense. So I wanted to change gtk-2.0 scrollbar to something like overlay one – ...
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Dell N5110 Touch pad Scroll bar not recognized in Ubuntu 12.0.4

I bought recently my Dell N 5110 and installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LST X 64 Bit along with Windows 7. The problem I am facing is my touch pad is not recognized in ubuntu and tried installing alps (as I ...
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What is the rationale of the tiny floatable scrolling bar in 12.04?

I wonder what the rationale of the tiny floatable scrolling bar is in 12.04? Does anyone feel any convenience and inconvenience about it compared to the original typical scrolling bar? Often with ...
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How do I change the scrollbar's color in Firefox?

I can't see where I am in the pages since the color of the scrollbar is the same as the background ... Can I change the color, maybe with ./gtk-2/apps/ff.rc ? I couldn't find anything about it. ...
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Terminal output scrolling is gone (Headless 11.10 Server, Upgraded from 10.10)

I recently upgraded a 10.10 server (headless, EC2) to 11.04 and then to 11.10. Both upgrades seem to have worked, but now my terminal acts differently, particularly concerning output scrolling. I am ...
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How to change the scroll bar style in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable overlay scrollbars? I don't feel Unity overlay scroll bar is comfortable. What should I do in order to get the old-style scroll bar. Please don't ...
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gedit scroll area stops short of the screen - am I missing something?

I'm using gedit 2.30.3 . Even when the window is maximized, if I put the cursor all the way to the right to the scrollbar area and click to move up or down a screenfull of text, it won't do it! It's ...
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How do I get scrollbar buttons in Lubuntu?

Remember those buttons at the ends of vertical scrollbars for scrolling up and down one line at a time? I would like those on my Lubuntu system. It's a pain without them, particularly for laptop ...
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How do I get same scrollbar style for gtk-2.0 and gtk-3.0 apps?

Sorry for my English mistakes, I'm Spanish. I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 in a tablet. I've removed overlay-scrollbars and I have increased the scrollbars size to use them with fingers. In ...
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How do I make the scrollbars wider?

I'm using Gnome 64-bit edition with the classic desktop and I don't have overlay scrollbars installed. My question is, how can I make the scrollbars wider? They're too thin for me to hit as quickly ...
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How can I improve Nautilus’ performance?

I tried PCManFM too, same thing. Windows Explorer on Windows 7 can load the directory, thumbnails and all, in as little as 30 seconds or so. In Nautilus, it's constantly jostling around all the images ...
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Acrobat Reader and Foxit's scrollbar not working

I've installed Acro Reader to view PDF files, but the vertical scrollbar isn't working. When I scroll it, it has no effect over the PDF file. However, I can navigate the files using the arrow keys or ...
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Very tiny scroll bar in GNOME Shell

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 with GNOME Shell. Everything is okay except the scroll bar, especially in Firefox. It's very, very tiny, especially in long pages! Also, I don't know why ...