Vivaldi is a new feature-rich web browser that was developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by cofounder and ex-CEO of Opera Software. It is a chromium-based browser that aims at reviving the features of presto-based Opera with its own modification.
Vivaldi has a clean user interface with simple icons and fonts, you can customize the look and feel of the browser by using a theme.
Today I will show you the steps to install the Vivaldi web browser on a Ubuntu system.
Features of Vivaldi web browser
The key features of Vivaldi are –
- Minimalistic user interface
- Customizable using themes and browser settings
- Built-in ad-blocker, pop-up blocker, and tracker blocker
- Built-in email client with IMAP and POP3 support
- You can use extensions developed by Google and Mozilla
How to install Vivaldi on Ubuntu
You can easily download the Vivaldi web browser for Ubuntu from its official download page. Download the deb file and double-click on it to install it on your system.
Another way is to add the Vivaldi official repository and use the apt command to install it on your system. Now follow the steps below to install Vivaldi using this method –
First, download the repository key by using –
wget -qO- http://repo.vivaldi.com/stable/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
Next, use the given command to add Vivaldi repository on your system –
sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=i386,amd64] http://repo.vivaldi.com/stable/deb/ stable main"
Use the following command to refresh the package repository –
sudo apt update
Finally, run the given command to install the Vivaldi browser on your system –
sudo apt install vivaldi-stable
Start Vivaldi on Ubuntu
Once the installation is completed you can launch Vivaldi from the Ubuntu activities dashboard. Search Vivaldi and click on the icon when it appears, as you can see in the given image.
Once it opens you can start browsing.
I hope you have successfully installed Vivaldi on your Ubuntu system. Now if you have a query then write us in the comments below.