Vivaldi 1.0 Stable Has Been Finally Released

As you may know, Vivaldi is a Chromium-based open-source internet browser, built by the Opera founder.

Recently, the first stable version of the browser (Vivaldi 1.0) has been released, bringing changes.

Main features of Vivaldi:

  • speed dial which allows access to favorite websites in each new tab and permits organizing favorite websites into folders,
  • the browser supports quick text commands;
  • built-in notes taking tool;
  • side panel with fast access to bookmarks, downloads and notes;
  • custom search engines support;
  • allows side-by-side browsing using a side panel;
  • tab management:
  • session management;
  • allows previewing open tabs;
  • tab cycling;
  • tab stacks (you can drop a tab on top of another to create a stack);
  • restore closed tabs or blocked pop-ups from the Vivaldi trash can;
  • tab stack tiling (view stacked tabs in a grid or side-by-side);
  • mouse gestures and keyboard shortcuts;
  • user interface scaling;
  • adaptive interface color;

Installation instructions:

The Vivaldi website provides both deb and rpm packages of the latest versions of Vivaldi, so installing the browser should not be difficult. Just download the deb/rpm package matching your system’s architecture (i386/i686 for 32 bit systems and amd64/x86_64 for 64 bit systems) and install the package via the default package manager (dpkg or rpm):

How to install Vivaldi Stable on 32 bit systems using deb packages:

$ wget -O vivaldi-stable_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i vivaldi-stable_i386.deb

How to install Vivaldi Stable on 64 bit systems using deb packages:

$ wget -O vivaldi-stable_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i vivaldi-stable_amd64.deb

How to install Vivaldi Stable on 32 bit systems using rpm packages:

$ wget -O vivaldi-beta.i386.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i vivaldi-beta.i386.rpm

How to install Vivaldi Stable on 64 bit systems using rpm packages:

$ wget -O vivaldi-beta.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i vivaldi-beta.x86_64.rpm

The installation instructions should work on all the Linux systems using deb packages: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Debian, SparkyLinux, Robolinux and systems using rpm packages: CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenSUSE and ROSA Desktop.

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