Install Vivaldi 2.4 Web Browser on Ubuntu

Vivaldi Browser 2.4 released. Install Vivaldi Web Browser on Linux Ubuntu Systems. For Vivaldi Browser 2.4, Chromium has been upgraded to 73.0.3683.88.

Vivaldi Browser 2.4 brings a new level of customization – you can now build your own interface by moving or hiding buttons in the toolbars. In addition to hiding buttons, you can now drag them between the Navigation and Status toolbars – a functionality unique to Vivaldi. Want your Image Capture or Tab Tiling options next to your Back Button? Or to have a Reload button in the Status Bar? Now you can. Hold Shift while clicking a button to drag it to a new position, releasing the click to drop the button in place.

To reset the toolbars back to their default state, right-click and select “Reset Toolbar to Default”. Or you can head to Settings → Appearance → Window Appearance → Toolbar Customizations and click on “Reset Toolbar” for the one you wish to reset.

Now you can create multiple “users” without logging into a different operating system user account, or the need to maintain multiple standalone installations of Vivaldi. Each profile that you create will store a separate set of Bookmarks, Speed Dials, Extensions, cookies, browsing history, etc. Switching between profiles is as easy as clicking the Profiles button on the right of the Address Bar. By clicking on it, a list of all configured profiles can be accessed. You can also open the profile manager to set up new ones from this menu.

There’s another useful feature in this menu as well. Clicking Guest View will open a new window where searches, sites visited, cookies, and temporary files won’t be stored by Vivaldi. It uses Vivaldi’s default look and settings and the Guest won’t be able to change any of your browser settings or access your data while using the Guest Profile.

Changelog from 2.3 to 2.4

New features

  • [New] Customizable Toolbars (VB-43612)
  • [New] Support managing people and guest profiles (VB-48767)
  • [New][Windows][Linux][Bookmarks] Add context menu support inside folders on bookmarks bar (VB-4356)
  • [New] Create “Bookmark selected tabs” shortcut and Quick Command action (VB-47927)
  • [New] Basic Calculator in Quick Commands (VB-44725)
  • [New] Allow double-click to rename tab stack (VB-49437)
  • [New] Add an option to open the context search in a background tab
    “Settings → Search → Page Selection Search in Background” (VB-29927)
  • [New] [Sync] Make it possible to sync the content of the bookmarks bar (VB-38212)
  • [New] [Settings] Option to disable tab stacking via drag and drop of tabs only (VB-48016)

Bookmarks

  • [Bookmarks] Blank bookmarks panel/manager after opening a bookmark by its full nickname in Quick Commands (VB-48921)
  • [Bookmarks] Cannot open context menu using keyboard in manager (VB-50658)
  • [Bookmarks] Favicons in bookmark manager are not generated when visiting the page (B-12385)
  • [Bookmarks] The “add bookmark” icon does not remember the previously selected folder when choosing “Speed Dial” (VB-36643)
  • [Bookmarks] Bookmark in folder can open in multiple tabs (VB-45752)
  • [Bookmarks] Can not search for URLs containing upper case letters (VB-5103)

Downloads

  • [Downloads] Controls in Downloads sidebar are inactive (VB-49778)
  • [Downloads] “Save” does not save to last chosen folder (VB-19361)

Tabs

  • [Audio] Muting active tab doesn’t work when you unsplit tabs from multiple windows (VB-26944)

Keyboard Shortcuts

  • [Keyboard shortcuts] Tabs switch while typing pdf password (VB-20712)
  • [Keyboard shortcuts] Escape key can’t be (re)assigned (VB-50607)

Mac

  • [Mac] Private window naming discrepancy (VB-23913)
  • [Mac] Selecting New Window in the dock does nothing if Vivaldi is in the background (VB-17695)

Mouse gestures

  • [Mouse gestures] Gestures with Alt don’t work over unfocused tab with tiled tabs (VB-48232)

Panels

  • [Panels] Single key shortcuts from web panel takes over input (VB-46787)

Quick Command

  • [Quick Command] Paste And Go does not work correctly (VB-7968)

Sessions

  • [Session] Pinned tabs from a saved session incorrectly positioned (VB-48040)

Settings

  • [Settings] Make option to use Vivaldi, Blink or disable Spatial Navigation: Default disabled (VB-50680)
  • Settings] “Confirm Opening Bookmarks over Maximum of [20]” doesn’t work properly (VB-47527)

Shortcuts

  • [Shortcut] Ctrl+J shortcut to show downloads (VB-29705)
  • [Shortcut] Shortcut for “paste as text” doesn’t work (VB-41110)

Sync

  • [Sync] Keeps trying to log in with a saved password, even after failing VB-50605
  • [Sync] Suppress invalid warnings VB-51149

Others

  • [Regression] Can not rearrange speed dial folder content using touchscreen (VB-49072)
  • [Regression] Can’t get rid of notification question on private windows (VB-41529)
  • [Regression] Copy to note quick command does not work in input fields (VB-28801)
  • [Regression] Default page zoom level fix (VB-49153)
  • [Regression] Focus search field action is inconsistent (VB-47955)
  • [Regression] Gesture scroll to top/bottom doesn’t work on some websites (VB-21375)
  • [Regression] Horizontal Main Menu sometimes requires two clicks to open the drop-down (VB-48138)
  • [Regression] Impossible to move or detach tab over a web view (VB-47966)
  • [Regression] Mouse wheel doesn’t zoom page when hovering zoom slider at the bottom right (VB-47900)
  • [Regression] Search suggestions selected from search field drop-down are not populated in search engine (VB-48886)
  • [Regression] Starting from last session with hidden UI makes tab bar vanish (VB-49708)
  • [Regression] Tab favicons are bigger and blurry (VB-48625)
  • [Regression] Tab renaming is delayed (VB-48960)
  • [Regression] Tab scrolling takes priority over page (VB-48274)
  • [Regression] chrome://discards crash (VB-47577)
  • [Regression] Javascript prompt input field has no selected content (VB-35483)
  • Camera / Microphone permission mixup (VB-18405)
  • Register Yubikey causes a crash (VB-49003)
  • Upgraded Chromium to 73.0.3683.88

Install Vivaldi Browser 2.4

Run the following commands in terminal to install Vivaldi Browser 2.4

sudo wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_2.4.1488.35-1_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/vivaldi-stable_2.4*.deb

Once installed, open Vivaldi Browser 2.4 from Ubuntu Dash.

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