I can barely see the Firefox scroll bar. I believe this is controlled by the operating system. I looked in Ubuntu Tweak > Miscellaneous but I don't see any color or contrast settings there.

How can I get a high contrast scroll bar?


Take a look in /etc/X11/app-defaults. Many of the files have scrollbar colors set for applications. e.g. for the XTerm-color:

*VT100.scrollbar.background:    gray60
*VT100.scrollbar.foreground:    rgb:a/5/5

Change the VT100 to Firefox, change the colors to what you want, and put the lines into a new file /etc/X11/app-defaults/Firefox Next time you start X, the new defaults should be present. (Haven't actually tried this myself).

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