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How can I install Vivaldi Web Browser on Linux Mint / Kali Linux. Vivaldi is free to use cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies. This web browser is created to give its users a customized browsing experience. In this guide, I’ll cover the simple steps used to install Vivaldi Web Browser on Linux Mint / Kali Linux.

These are the key features of Vivaldi web browser.

  • Tab Management – Unique features give you full control of how you group and display browser tabs.
  • Customization – You can tweak and tune every part of the browser to create your own unique experience.
  • User Interface – An adaptive interface lets you adjust the position, size, and appearance of the browser’s UI elements.
  • Navigation – Get to where you’re going faster with fully configurable Search options, custom shortcuts and a Bookmark manager fit for power users.
  • Mouse & Keyboard – You have the choice to use custom Keyboard Shortcuts, Mouse Gestures or the command line control of Quick Commands.
  • Privacy & Security – Vivaldi is built with privacy as a priority and gives you full control of settings critical to keeping your data safe.
  • Tools – An arsenal of built-in tools like Notes, Image Properties and more give you advanced functionality without sacrificing performance.

Step 1: Add APT repository

Vivaldi provides a repository for Vivaldi browser packages. Start by importing the GPG key used for verification during installation.

sudo apt update
sudo apt -y install wget gnupg2 software-properties-common
wget -qO- https://repo.vivaldi.com/archive/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

Then run the commands below to add the repository to your system.

echo 'deb https://repo.vivaldi.com/archive/deb/ stable main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vivaldi.list

Step 2: Install Vivaldi Web Browser on Linux Mint / Kali Linux

A final step is the installation of Vivaldi Web Browser on Linux Mint / Kali Linux.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install vivaldi-stable

Hit the y key in your keyboard to start installation.

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libappindicator3-1
Recommended packages:
  adobe-flashplugin
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libappindicator3-1 vivaldi-stable
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 674 not upgraded.
Need to get 64.8 MB of archives.
After this operation, 229 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y

Wait for the installation to finish then launch Vivaldi and customize it to suit your browsing demands,

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