Thursday, December 1, 2016

How to install Vivaldi 1.5 Released on Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

   Vivaldi Web Browser is a free, fully customizable web browser. Feature rich, powerful, secure and fun!


Vivaldi 1.5 Changelog:
  • [New Feature][Themes] Philips Hue integration
  • [New Feature][Windows] Support for delta updates
  • [New Feature][Notes] Fetch screenshot automatically when adding a new note
  • [New Feature] Reader mode button in the URL field and a mapable keyboard shortcut
  • [New Feature] Built in Chromecast support
  • [Windows][Win10] Better contrast for hover state on window controls
  • [Windows][Installer] Clean up default associations for file types and protocols
  • [Windows] Cannot set Vivaldi standalone as default browser on Windows 7
  • [Windows] Installer type cannot be changed without changing directory first
  • [Windows] Minimize button not vertically centered on Windows 10
  • [Windows] UAC dialog appears backgrounded sometimes during upgrade
  • [Bookmarks] Bookmark bar folder must be correct when updating store
  • [Bookmarks] bookmark can be accepted as a bookmark bar folder
  • [Bookmarks] Context menu missing in empty area of bookmark manager
  • [Bookmarks][Notes] It is possible to drop (move) a folder onto its children
  • [Bookmarks][Notes] Do not consume F2 in panels and lists where inline editing is not in use
  • [Bookmarks][Notes] F2 shortcut is taken by a panel even if no note or bookmark is focused
  • [Extensions] New tabs created from extension-hosts does not work
  • See announcement for full details

Installation instructions:

 Open terminal and insert command line...

    32bit OS
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

$ wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_1.5.658.44-1_i386.deb

$ sudo gdebi
vivaldi*_i386.deb

  64bit OS
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

$ wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_1.5.658.44-1_amd64.deb

$ sudo gdebi vivaldi*_amd64.deb




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