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The default scrollbars do not properly integrate into the elementary OS design.

Default Chrome scrollbars

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You can get thin overlay scroll bars in Chrome by setting the #overlay-scrollbars flag to enabled. Go to:

chrome://flags/#overlay-scrollbars
  • Sadly, it seems that this flag has been removed from Chrome. Checked on Chrome version 71 – jottr Jan 17 at 16:33
  • It is still there, on Google Chrome 74.0.3729.169. – kiamlaluno May 30 at 19:32
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Install this extension from Chrome Web Store.

Also, you can install this theme for better integration.

After all the above steps Chrome looks like this:

  • There's also an alternative Freya theme for Chrome, but I can't see any differences. – quassy Jul 2 '15 at 14:28
  • Still, there are differences. Varies the color of the window title, for your link it looks worse (1 and 2). – png2378 Jul 2 '15 at 15:10
  • Can't tell which is which but 1 looks better and more similar to how stock elementary headerbars are styled (they are not flat like in 2). Although I'd prefer the button color to be a bit darker, they look a bit deactivated. – quassy Jul 2 '15 at 17:27
  • The extension does not display scrollbars on all websites, e.g. no scrollbars are shown on Google Docs. I marked the chrome:flags answer as the best answer as it provides better compatibility. – orschiro Jul 6 '15 at 10:57

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