In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Vivaldi Browser on Linux Mint 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Vivaldi is a unique web browser designed specifically for power users. It provides a very high level of control and flexibility to its users and also offers a host of features that are not available in other browsers, including an advanced tab management system, built-in note-taking capabilities, and a customizable interface. Vivaldi is available for all major platforms like Windows, macOS, and Linux
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 a Vivaldi Browser on Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- 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).
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 Linux Mint 21 Vanessa
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, 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 install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget ca-certificates gnupg2
Step 2. Installing Vivaldi Browser on Linux Mint 21.
By default, Vivaldi is not available on the Linux Mint 21 base repository. Now we add the Vivaldi Browser repository to your system using the following command:
echo deb [arch=amd64,armhf signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/vivaldi.gpg] https://repo.vivaldi.com/archive/deb/ stable main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vivaldi.list
Next, import the GPG key:
curl -fsSL https://repo.vivaldi.com/archive/linux_signing_key.pub | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/vivaldi.gpg > /dev/null
Now start by updating the packages list and install Vivaldi Browser stable by using the command below:
sudo apt update sudo apt install vivaldi-stable
Confirm the version and build of the Vivaldi after installation:
Step 3. Accessing Vivaldi Browser on Linux Mint 21.
Once we finish with the installation, we will find Vivaldi Browser in the Mint menu, in the Internet section or you can launch it through the terminal with the help of the command shown below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Vivaldi. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Vivaldi web browser on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Vivaldi website.