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The Vivaldi web browser reached the 1.11 stable release today with new application icon and accessibility improvements.

Vivaldi 1.11 release highlights:

  • Advanced reader mode with font, text size, column width and line height, and background setting at the top.
  • Apply custom theme to the reader mode.
  • Turn off animated GIFs easily from the Status Bar.
  • Adjustable mouse gesture sensitivity
  • Optional Speed Dial buttons
  • And the new application icon.
  • See the release note for details.

Download / Install Vivaldi Browser:

For Ubuntu, it offers the DEB package available for download at the link below:

Download Vivaldi Browser

For those who have installed a previous release, and enabled the Vivaldi Linux repository, upgrade the browser via Software Updater:

To manually add the repository, run command to edit the source file:

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vivaldi.list

When the file opens, un-comment or add (if empty) the following line and save it:

deb stable main

Vivaldi browser

The Vivaldi web browser has reached the new stable 1.8 release earlier today features new advanced History.

The start page contains a new history tab, that gives you a list, daily, weekly, or monthly history overviews. There are also graphs and a color-coded heat map overlay showing peaks of online activity and key browsing trends.

There is also an option to search with a specified date range.

Vivaldi history

A history icon has also been added into the left Side Panel provides a list of visited URLs. The Vivaldi team announced that “Vivaldi doesn’t collect your history data. All of this information is strictly private and local to your computer.”

Other features in Vivaldi 1.8:

  • create notes with drag and drop
  • auto-muting options for tabs.
  • Option to set the home page to Start page.
  • Ability to open links in the current tab from the right-click menu.
  • An option to display hibernated tabs in grayscale.
  • Matches are highlighted in the address bar drop-down menu.
  • Image search from the right-click menu.

Download / Install Vivaldi 1.8:

The DEB package is available for download at the link below:

Vivaldi Download Page

If you have a previous version of Vivaldi browser installed, you should be able to upgrade it via Software Updater:

If you don’t see it, re-enable the Vivaldi repository via command in terminal:

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vivaldi.list

un-comment or add (if empty) the following line and save it:

deb stable main

Vivaldi browser

The Vivaldi web browser has reached the 1.6 release today, features ability to display notifications in tabs, rename tab stacks, and tab selection by domain.

Vivaldi 1.6 brings tab notifications features, which displays overlay icons on both pinned and regular tabs that notify you of new emails or messages coming through social media websites.

Vivaldi tab notifications

After enabling “Allow Tab Stack Renaming” in settings, Vivaldi 1.6 also allows you to rename tab stack by right clicking on a tab and choose “Rename Tab Stack” option.


Another feature: Tab selection by domain. You can select multiple tabs at once by simply holding Ctrl (or ⌘ on macOS) and double-clicking on one of the tabs. All open tabs from the same domain will now be selected.


Download Vivaldi browser:

Download the .deb package from the link below, then click install it via Ubuntu Software:

Vivaldi Browser Download Page