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Firefox - Show Scrollbars

If you find it frustrating that the scrollbars hide and disappear from you in Firefox, you can disable this by following the steps below:


Enter the following into the browser URL bar:


Accept the risk and continue when you see the following screen:

Search for "overlay-scroll" to find the option "widget.gtk.overlay-scrollbars.enabled" and set it to false.

Your scrollbars should now always be easily visible as shown below:

Last updated: 8th July 2024
First published: 8th July 2024