Vivaldi is a new chromium based web browser launched recently for Windows, Mac OS and Linux. Linux 32 bit users have to wait for some time. Jon Von Tetchzner, the former CEO of Opera, is the CEO of Vivaldi technologies.Vivaldi Technologies introduced only the technical preview now, soon we will see a stable release.
How To Install Vivaldi Web Browser In Ubuntu/Fedora
To install the downloaded package, double click it. Software center will open with the details, click on install.
Open Terminal and type:
cd Downloads sudo dpkg -i <package name>
cd Downloads sudo rpm -ivh <package name>
Vivaldi Technologies bring the new functionality with this web browser. You will really like the tab management and sidebar panel feature. Sidebar panel group bookmark, Vivaldi email, contacts, downloads and notes.
“Notes” allows to add and create notes in the web browser. You can also add the URL of the associated website and add a screen shot of that website.
User can stack tab, change tab cycling order and tab positions on right, left, bottom etc. Stack tab is awesome feature. You can place multiple tabs under a single tab. Just drag and drop the tab over another tab,and make your tabs organized.
Vivaldi email client is not ready for the technical preview, this is supposed to be included in future release.
Vivaldi tools include “show quick commands”, it lists all the keyboard short-cuts for panel, status bar, next and previous (recent) tabs, history, downloads and more. You can change these keyboard short cuts in “Display settings”.
It is only the technical preview, but still has lots of functionality. One can use it as regular web browser, as it works well in all systems and provides more customization options than any other browser. you can give your feedback, suggestions and report any bug if found on Vivaldi official forum.