How To Install Vivaldi Browser on Fedora 35

Install Vivaldi Browser on Fedora 35

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Vivaldi Browser on Fedora 35. For those of you who didn’t know, Vivaldi is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies. It had grown from the downfall of Opera with many disgruntled when it changed from the Presto layout engine to a Chromium-based browser. Although it, too, is based on Chromium, its minimalistic user interface and features such as tab stacking and tiling, built-in ad blocker and trackers, custom themes, quick commands, etc., give it an edge over the likes of Chrome, Edge, and Brave.

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 Fedora 35.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 35.
  • 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 useror 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.

Install Vivaldi Browser on Fedora 35

Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:

sudo dnf upgrade
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core dnf-utils

Step 2. Installing Vivaldi Browser on Fedora 35.

By default, Vivaldi is not available on Fedora 35 repository. So we get add Vivaldi repository from the official page using the following command below:

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://repo.vivaldi.com/archive/vivaldi-fedora.repo

After that, update your repository list and install it:

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install vivaldi-stable

Next, use the following command to check the version and build of the Vivaldi Browser:

vivaldi --version

Step 3. Accessing Vivaldi on Fedora.

Once successfully installed, open 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 Vivaldi Browser on your Fedora 35 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Vivaldi website.

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