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IME and Linux media fixes – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1.7.705.3

One last snapshot update before the holidays. It has the Linux HTML5 proprietary media fix from today’s minor 1.6 update and an attempted fix for a particularly annoying issue affecting our Japanese users.

Vivaldi Browser illustration: IME and Linux media fixes (Source: unsplash)

Download (1.7.705.3)

Let us know if the IME fix works for you. In our own testing we are no longer reproducing the issue but the problem was intermittent anyway, so it is hard to confirm that it is completely gone.


  • [Regression][IME][Address field] First character typed gets committed without being converted to Japanese (VB-16325)
  • [Linux] Vivaldi does not play proprietary HTML5 video and audio on Ubuntu with chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra 55.0.2883.87 (VB-24384)
Ruarí Ødegaard
Written by Ruarí Ødegaard

Quality assurance and testing. A fan of Linux (Slackware), utility cycling, simple solutions and a slow life style.

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