How To Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install the Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7. For those of you who didn’t know, 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.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Vivaldi Browser on a CentOS 7 server.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 7.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Vivaldi Web Browser Features

  • Adaptive Interface: Vivaldi’s color scheme will adapt as you browse the web, much like a
    Chameleon adapts to its surroundings. A clean and modern look complements the content.
  • Spatial Navigation: Say goodbye to tab-cycling through web page content now. You can move in every axis using the arrow keys. Get faster anywhere on the web page using your keyboard.
  • Sync: Have multiple computers that you want to keep in sync? Vivaldi Sync enables this beautifully. Your bookmarks, history, passwords, and settings can all be synchronized across various instances of Vivaldi through the encrypted sync infrastructure. Watch out – It’s coming soon.
  • Email: Now that’s a double treat – your e-mail client built into your web browser. E-mail is still undeniably important to many of us. Vivaldi offers a robust, efficient, lightweight mail client. And, it’s going to be called M3. Stay tuned for updates.
  • Powerful Bookmarks: How many bookmarks do you have in your browser? 56, 225, or 1056? If you use bookmarks a lot, you have come to the right place! With Vivaldi’s bookmark manager you can organize and access your bookmark efficiently. You can set your own tags and necks for lightning-fast access.
  • Web Panels: Web Panels allow you to view websites as a panel on the sidebar of your Vivaldi browser. Read news, follow conversations on social media, chat with your friends, and much more, while using the main browser window separately. It’s the next best thing to having a “Boss Button” on your browser.

Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

yum clean all
yum -y update

Step 2. Installing Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7.

First, Install Vivaldi packages:

### CentOS 64-Bit ###
rpm -Uvh https https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable-1.15.1147.64-1.x86_64.rpm

### CentOS 32-Bit ###
rpm -Uvh https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable-1.15.1147.64-1.i386.rpm

Once installed, open the Vivaldi web browser from CentOS Dash or Terminal. Run “vivaldi” command in Terminal. (without quotes):


Congratulations! You have successfully installed the Vivaldi Browser. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Vivaldi Web Browser on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Vivaldi website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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