chromium doesn't use gtk theme scrollbars despite "use native gtk theme" being set

Bug #535235 reported by David Nielsen on 2010-03-09
This bug affects 12 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Chromium Browser
chromium-browser (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: chromium-browser

chromium doesn't use gtk theme scrollbars despite "use native gtk theme" being set. To test, launch chromium, select the setting to honor the gtk theme and notice how the scrollbars look nothing like the real thing.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Mar 9 19:24:02 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
NonfreeKernelModules: ufs qnx4 hfsplus hfs minix ntfs vfat msdos fat jfs xfs exportfs reiserfs cryptd aes_x86_64 aes_generic binfmt_misc ppdev snd_hda_codec_nvhdmi snd_hda_codec_realtek snd_hda_intel snd_usb_audio fbcon tileblit font snd_hda_codec snd_usb_lib bitblit softcursor snd_pcm_oss snd_hwdep vga16fb snd_mixer_oss vgastate snd_pcm snd_seq_dummy snd_seq_oss snd_seq_midi snd_rawmidi snd_seq_midi_event lp arc4 snd_seq nouveau snd_timer snd_seq_device ttm snd drm_kms_helper uvcvideo parport soundcore ath5k drm videodev psmouse snd_page_alloc v4l1_compat i2c_algo_bit mac80211 v4l2_compat_ioctl32 ath shpchp i2c_nforce2 serio_raw joydev cfg80211 usb_storage usbhid led_class forcedeth ramzswap xvmalloc lzo_decompress lzo_compress
Package: chromium-browser 5.0.307.9~r39052-0ubuntu1 [modified: usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser-sandbox]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-16.24-generic
SourcePackage: chromium-browser
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-16-generic x86_64

A workaround for Lucd could be to ship the scrollbar theme linked from Jorges blog here:

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

Upstream bug has been marked as a duplicate of

Changed in chromium-browser (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
kolen (incredible-angst) wrote :

Also, scrollbar sliders in chromium are poorly visible.

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

Upstream bug marked wontfix.

Changed in chromium-browser (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
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