How To Install Vivaldi Browser on Debian 11

Install Vivaldi Browser on Debian 11

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Vivaldi Browser on Debian 11. For those of you who didn’t know, Vivaldi is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies. It is based basically on Chromium. This browser was initially targeted towards technically-inclined users. It uses JavaScript and Reacts to create the user interface with the help of Node.js. Vivaldi has become one of the most popular alternative Internet Browsers amongst the big three Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.

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 through the step-by-step installation of the Vivaldi web browser on a Debian 11 (Bullseye).

Install Vivaldi Browser on Debian 11 Bullseye

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install apt-transport-https wget gnupg software-properties-common

Step 2. Installing ImageMagick on Debian 11.

  • Method 1

Now we download the latest version DEB package installer Vivaldi browser for Linux from the official page:

wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_4.2.2406.44-1_amd64.deb

After downloading the package, now run the following command below to install it:

sudo apt install ./vivaldi*.deb
  • Method 2.

Now we import the GPG key and add the Vivaldi repository to your system:

wget -qO- https://repo.vivaldi.com/archive/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://repo.vivaldi.com/archive/deb/ stable main'

Step 3. Accessing Vivaldi on Debian.

Once successfully installed, you can open the Vivaldi browser with the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Vivaldi or use the following command from the terminal:

vivaldi

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Vivaldi. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Vivaldi web browser on Debian 11 Bullseye. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Vivaldi website.

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