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Ruarí Ødegaard
Written by Ruarí Ødegaard

Quality assurance and testing. A fan of Linux (Slackware), unicycling, simple solutions and a “slow” life style.

User Agent Update – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1745.1

December 10, 2019

This snapshot changes the way we present our User Agent to websites and includes a minor Chromium update.

User Agent Changes

December 10, 2019

Vivaldi is changing how it presents its User Agent in the upcoming release. Here is an explanation of what a User Agent is and what we are doing.

Address bar improvements – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1745.22

December 6, 2019

More fixes for the address bar, and further work on extension toggling.

Wrapping up for release – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1745.9

December 3, 2019

We are closing in on the last release of Vivaldi for 2019, so this snapshot focuses on bug fixes and includes another minor Chromium bump.

Crash fixes and other improvements – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1735.3

November 22, 2019

Today’s snapshot fixes a couple of crashes, improves Address bar layout, tweaks the keyboard handling and has a minor bump to Chromium.

Match your theme scheduling to your operating system – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1732.13

November 20, 2019

Today’s snapshot allows you to match your theme changes with your operating system, and upgrades Chromium to 79.

Ruari replaces browser on Pinebook Pro.

Why I replaced the browser on the new Pinebook Pro

November 15, 2019

Vivaldi QA engineer Ruari Ødegaard sprinkles more fun in his testing with a new machine, the Pinebook Pro 64. Here’s why he replaced its Chromium 72 browser with Vivaldi right away.

Minor update (3) for Vivaldi 2.9

November 8, 2019

This update upgrades Chromium to 78.0.3904.99 to address security and IME issues from upstream.

Crash fixes and a security bump – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1719.3

November 6, 2019

Today’s snapshot updates Chromium to match our stable release, and resolves a couple of crashes.

Minor update (2) for Vivaldi 2.9

November 4, 2019

This update upgrades Chromium to 78.0.3904.92 to address security issues from upstream, and fixes crash that happens on popular booking sites.

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