Thursday, April 28, 2022

Install Vivaldi 1.1 (Browser) on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 Derivative System

Vivaldi is a feature-rich, next-generation web browser application based on the powerful and open source Chromium project, from which the popular Google Chrome web browser is derived. The application is freely distributed and cross-platform, created by the former CEO of Opera Software, built using modern Web technologies like React, JavaScript, Node.js, and Browserify.

A web browser designed for you

The main goal of the Vivaldi project is to make a highly flexible, low on resources and extremely fast web browser software that works across all mainstream computer operating systems, a web browser that is rich in functionality and designed for you, the user.

What New in Vivaldi version 1.1 :

  • Add an option to select opening behavior on clone tab and stacked tab: Cloned, popup or Ctrl/Shift clicked tabs open in stack by defaultVB-11537
  • Close other tabs when holding Alt and clicking tab close button or via context menu and quick commandsVB-15157
  • Add more tab activation options on closing a tab: e.g. the possibility to activate the tab to the left or rightVB-12674
  • Add the possibility to hibernate/Close Tab Selection: selection can be made by Ctrl or Shift clicking tabsVB-15037
  • Add setting to disable the URL Dropdown
  • Open selected (Ctrl or Shift) bookmark(s) with Enter keyVB-14381
  • Add possibility to hibernate tab stackVB-13209
  • Add possibility to import Speed dials from Opera 12VB-15036
  • [Windows] Vivaldi steals focusVB-1470
  • [Linux][Mac] Add missing setting to switch the Vivaldi UI language as on WindowsVB-15885
  • Faster Tab Stack Creation
  • Allow the ability to Ctrl+Tab back to a “minimized” tab: also fixes dragging
  • Dark scrollbars in panels and bookmarks when Dark UI is setVB-15901
  • Close Other Tab Doesn’t deal with stacksVB-15916
  • Group similar tabs to stack can group very different sitesVB-10110
  • Move to New Window option should not be in tabs in Private windowsVB-15179
  • Arrow symbol in bookmarks bar does not work properlyVB-4479
  • Bookmarks bar list under chevron icon displays wrong itemsVB-15831
  • Bookmarks bar is mssing New Folder context menu optionVB-15501
  • Browser closes when using the Pocket extensionVB-14498
  • Can not move a bookmark item to the end of list on the bookmark toolbarVB-15975
  • Cutting from start in URL field clears URL fieldVB-15350
  • Dropping a bookmark bar item on the bookmark bar creates a new itemVB-15907
  • Forward and back mouse buttons operate on wrong windowVB-14952
  • Hide tooltip when searchfield or URL field gets focused or updates
  • Improve automatic underscoring in menusVB-15349
  • JavaScript “” causes 2 HTTP requests: Lastpass showed a blank page when opening Secure NoteVB-13931
  • Menu key activates wrong context menu for Spatial Navigation highlighted links on windowsVB-9169
  • Page can override Spatial Navigation indicator (e.g.
  • Radio button in toggle image menu squeezedVB-15013
  • Renaming items on the bookmark tool bar is confusing with Title sorting enabledVB-15711
  • Saving changes to bookmark using Enter/ReturnVB-15740
  • Some URLs are searched instead of followedVB-14729
  • Speed dial sorting follows bookmarks manager sortingVB-14418
  • Tab Tiling is Cleared when StackedVB-15277
  • Use input case when autocomplete on URL
  • Vivaldi Missing Title Case in TranslationVB-15342
  • Large PNG or animated GIF does not display when opened directlyVB-13521
  • Stacked tabs disappeared when disable “Tab stacking”VB-13898
  • Emulation tab in Developer Tools is not presentVB-14710
  • Unable to add first Note via clicking the ‘+’ buttonVB-14960
  • Addressbar input field box shadow in Private windowsVB-14714
  • Alt+D shortcut activates Vivaldi menuVB-11958
  • Bookmarks panel reports URL cannot be empty on re-openingVB-14828
  • Can not execute bookmarklets by nick from quick commandsVB-12691
  • Can not find some settings: search was not always working due to casingVB-13999
  • Cutting (Ctrl+X) a URL does not include the protocolVB-14727
  • Deleting typed URL in the adress bar doesn’t fully delete it in the dropdownVB-14656
  • Keep Speed Dial view bottom spacing with + button disabled
  • Not able to quickly go to URL with slash using custom searchVB-14981
  • Radio buttons loose focus on changeVB-14821
  • Speed Dial doesn’t allow adding bookmarksVB-10623
  • Style fix for search suggestVB-14831
  • Title of Vivaldi Settings window is “Vivaldi”, not “Settings”VB-3222
  • Better transition for Ctrl+Enter ( in URL field
  • URL should clip based on selection
  • Shortcuts in Vivaldi menu do not always match underscored lettersVB-15172
  • Disable all but essential keyboard shortcuts when plugins are focussed: Workaround for clashes e.g. backspace in Flash or PDF forms.VB-15312
  • Installer mentions Chrome in an error messageVB-14837
  • Updated Chromium to 50.0.2661.89: With this we drop support for Windows XP, Vista and versions of MacOSX below 10.9. In addition we have disabled NPAPI plugins

How to Install Vivaldi 1.1 (Browser) on Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Elementary OS :

To Install vivaldi 1.1 stable on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 wily werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana derivative system via PPA, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:

For Ubuntu 32 bit :
sudo dpkg -i –force-depends vivaldi-stable_1.1.453.47-1_i386.deb

For Ubuntu 64 bit :
sudo dpkg -i –force-depends vivaldi-stable_1.1.453.47-1_amd64.deb

To run, open terminal and follow the command :

Vivaldi 1.1 is available for mac user. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations. 
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