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 Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus).
- 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 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt-get commands in the terminal.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
Step 2. Installing Vivaldi Browser.
Download the deb package of Vivaldi and then install it with Ubuntu software center or use
dpkg tool to install it:
### Ubuntu 32 bit ### wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_1.6.689.34-1_i386.deb sudo dpkg -i vivaldi-stable_1.6.689.34-1_i386.deb ### Ubuntu 64 bit ### wget https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/vivaldi-stable_1.6.689.34-1_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i vivaldi-stable_1.6.689.34-1_amd64.deb
Once installed, open the Vivaldi web browser from Ubuntu Dash or Terminal. Run “
Vivaldi” command in Terminal. (without quotes):
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Vivaldi. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Vivaldi browser on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Vivaldi browser website.