How to install Vivaldi browser on Fedora 36

Vivaldi browser is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies. It has a minimalistic user interface with basic icons and fonts and, an optionally color scheme that changes based on the background and design of the web page being visited.

Features of Vivaldi browser

  • It has a built-in ad blocker, pop-up blocker, and tracker blocker. It helps block intrusive ads and makes the browser much faster which many users want.
  • It comes with a built-in email client with IMAP and POP3 support.
  • The browser can be used as a feed reader to save RSS and Atom feeds.
  • It has the ability to stack and tile tabs, annotate web pages, and add notes to bookmarks.
  • It supports numerous mouse gestures for actions like tab switching and keyboard activation
  • It supports hibernation for both individual tabs and for tab stacks, hence freeing resources while the user does not actively use those tabs.
  • It has translate features that can translate any web page with a single click with a built-in, private translation tool.


  • Have a user with sudo privileges.
  • Have Fedora 36 up and running.
  • Have basic knowledge of terminal

Install Vivaldi browser on Ubuntu 22.04

1. Update system repositories

To start installing Vivaldi, we can first make our repositories up to date by doing an update and upgrade where necessary.

$ sudo dnf update -y

2. Add Vivaldi Repository to Fedora 36

To install Vivaldi, there is an RPM repository provided for this, so what we need to do is to add this repository to our system using the following.

$ sudo dnf install dnf-utils

You will see the following output

Dependencies resolved.
 Package                           Architecture                   Version                              Repository                       Size
 dnf-utils                         noarch                         4.2.0-1.fc36                         updates                          37 k

Transaction Summary
Install  1 Package

Total download size: 37 k
Installed size: 23 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
dnf-utils-4.2.0-1.fc36.noarch.rpm                                                                            109 kB/s |  37 kB     00:00    
Total                                                                                                         42 kB/s |  37 kB     00:00     
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Preparing        :                                                                                                                     1/1 
  Installing       : dnf-utils-4.2.0-1.fc36.noarch                                                                                       1/1 
  Running scriptlet: dnf-utils-4.2.0-1.fc36.noarch                                                                                       1/1 
  Verifying        : dnf-utils-4.2.0-1.fc36.noarch                                                                                       1/1 



Then we need to add the repository with this command.

$ sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo

Once added we can then proceed to install the Vivaldi browser stable version with the following command.

$ sudo dnf install vivaldi-stable -y

You will have to allow the key generation process during installation.

vivaldi                                                                                                       23 kB/s | 3.1 kB     00:00    
Importing GPG key 0xC27AA466:
 Userid     : "Vivaldi Package Composer KEY07 <[email protected]>"
 Fingerprint: CB63 144F 1BA3 1BC3 9E27 79A8 FEB6 023D C27A A466
 From       :
Is this ok [y/N]: y

Then the installation will proceed to completion. You will get the following

 Package                                        Architecture       Version                                         Repository           Size
 vivaldi-stable                                 x86_64             5.2.2623.48-1                                   vivaldi              83 M
Installing dependencies:
 adwaita-cursor-theme                           noarch             42.0-1.fc36                                     fedora              622 k
 adwaita-icon-theme                             noarch             42.0-1.fc36                                     fedora              4.2 M
 alsa-lib                                       x86_64                                     fedora              499 k
 at-spi2-atk                                    x86_64             2.38.0-4.fc36                                   fedora               86 k
 at-spi2-core                                   x86_64             2.44.1-1.fc36                                   updates             178 k
 atk                                            x86_64             2.38.0-1.fc36                                   fedora              272 k
 avahi-glib                                     x86_64             0.8-15.fc36                                     fedora               15 k
 avahi-libs                                     x86_64             0.8-15.fc36                                     fedora               68 k
 bluez-libs                                     x86_64             5.64-1.fc36                                     fedora               84 k
 cairo                                          x86_64             1.17.6-1.fc36                                   fedora              675 k
 cairo-gobject                                  x86_64             1.17.6-1.fc36                                   fedora               18 k
 cdparanoia-libs                                x86_64             10.2-39.fc36                                    fedora               54 k
 colord-libs                                    x86_64             1.4.6-1.fc36                                    fedora              233 k


And we have successfully installed the Vivaldi browser on Fedora 36. Enjoy the greatest features you can get on this awesome browser. For more information check Viladi documentation.

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