Install Vivaldi 2.1 Web Browser on Linux Ubuntu

Vivaldi 2.1 launches with improved Quick Commands. How to install Vivaldi 2.1 in Ubuntu Linux. Vivaldi 2.1 web browser for Linux Ubuntu brings support for quick commands parameter. This update brings video standards to the forefront, supporting Open media and Video1(AVI).

Changelog from 2.0 to 2.1

New Features:

  • [New][Quick Commands] Create new Note ((VB-44612)
  • [New][Quick Commands] Notes search (VB-36441)
  • [New][Quick Commands] UI Zoom and support for command line parameters (VB-43080)
  • [New][Quick Commands] Open items in a new tab via modifier keys (VB-43647
  • [New][Media] Enable support for AV1 (VB-44942)

Fixes:

Platforms

  • [Linux] Tab dragging causes flicker and dropping is difficult (VB-44433)
  • [Mac] Facebook voice messages don’t play (VB-43812)
  • [Mac] Overlapped navigation buttons in full-screen mode (VB-3629)
  • [Mac] Tab spacing setting should not apply to maximized window (VB-44300)
  • [Mac] Gray out main menu items when no windows are open (VB-41245)
  • [Mac] Site info popup location sometimes is wrong when the address bar is located at the bottom (VB-44784)

Notes:

  • [Notes] Allow creating a note from dragged text into closed Notes Panel (VB-25864)
  • [Notes] Double-clicking a note without a URL goes to the start page in the current tab(VB-44645
  • [Notes] Add notes search option to Quick Commands settings (VB-44619)
  • [Notes] Focus lost when deleting more than one note (VB-44512)
  • [Notes] Focus lost when deleting empty note (VB-44781)

Sync:

  • [Sync] Enforce Sync encryption password length (12 symbols) (VB-44791)
  • [Sync] Impossible to login via proxy (VB-36006)

Tabs:

  • [Tabs] Casting of background tabs (VB-43642)
  • [Tabs] Flickering and missing active state in tab stack container (VB-44289)
  • [Tabs] The indicator on the individual grouped tabs is not visible in some themes (VB-44334)
  • [Tabs] Tab added to the stack as first, not last (VB-23311 )

Quick Commands

  • [Quick Commands] Increase visibility of titles (VB-44616)

Extension:

  • [Extension] Wrong about page from extension tray menu (VB-43698)

Search

  • [Search] Add keyboard action for searching with selected text in page (VB-26053)

Theme

  • [Themes] Pages without favicon should fall back to accent color (VB-44490)

User Interface

  • [UI] Unify default document icons (VB-44683)

Web Panel

  • [Web Panel] Title update enables badges on panel button icons (VB-24130)

Window Panel

  • [Window Panel] Reopen doesn’t work for selected window (VB-40745)

Other Fixes:

  • [Accessibility] Access Keys don’t work (VB-7157)
  • [Accessibility] Search engine context menu doesn’t work when using the keyboard(VB-36814)
  • Crash when deleting bookmarks on the panel (VB-42284)
  • Extension toggle gets hidden by extension icon when the address bar is at the bottom (VB-43809)
  • Incorrect internal pages favicons when hibernated (VB-43313)
  • Settings in the tab can overflow container (VB-43649)
  • Tiling 3 tabs to grid is broken (VB-43198)
  • Cannot close side menu on Gmail (VB-42474)
  • Crash in the ‘Scroll To Top Button’ extension settings (VB-42128)
  • Settings does not always show the correct section when opened in an external window (VB-43662)
  • Triple-clicking a folder in the bookmarks panel activates edit and expands the folder(VB-38179)
  • Make `vivaldi://restart` and `vivaldi://quit` work (VB-36299)
  • Updated translations
  • Upgraded Chromium to 70.0.3538.77

Install Vivaldi 2.1

Run the following commands in terminal to install Vivaldi 2.1 in Ubuntu:

On 64 Bit


wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_2.1.1337.36-1_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/vivaldi-stable_2.1*.deb
sudo apt -f install

On 32 Bit


wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_2.1.1337.36-1_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/vivaldi-stable_2.1*.deb
sudo apt -f install

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