In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Vivaldi Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Vivaldi is quite an instant web browser. Created and developed by a former Opera developer, it adds many particularly modifications good options. For example, it uses the Blink engine which is the same as Google Chrome so we will have guaranteed compatibility and speed. On the other hand, it has quite a high customization capacity at almost all levels.
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 web browser on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint or elementary OS.
- 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 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Vivaldi Browser on Ubuntu 20.04.
Now we run the following command to download the Vivaldi installation package from the official page:
Then, install the Vivaldi using the following command:
sudo dpkg -i vivaldi-stable_3.8.2259.40-1_amd64.deb
Step 3. Accessing Vivaldi web browser on Ubuntu.
Once successfully installed, you can use your Desktop environment search function to start the Vivaldi browser run “
vivaldi” command in Terminal. (without quotes):
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Vivaldi Browser. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Vivaldi Web Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Vivaldi website.