Vivaldi - new internet browser for power users

Lunis

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Former CEO of Opera just released this web browser and it's pretty awesome. I've been using it the last few days and it definitely feels smoother than Chrome and has a lot more features. It's still a very early build so there's no plugins yet I don't think.

Vivaldi - A new browser for our friends

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Joeboo

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I wont even think about trying it until there is an adblock plugin. The internet is nearly unusable without it
 

Chancellor Alkorin

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New web browser in 2015 and no built-in adblock? Shame.

Every "power user" I know uses one. You'd think they'd understand that.
 

Denamian

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Won't bother with it until there's some sort of adblock or noscript available for it. Even then, getting me to stop using chrome after the useful stuff Google has built in to it would be pretty difficult.
 

Lanx

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checked it out for fun, it's as worthless as opera and ie cuz there's no extensions/plugins like chrome firefox.
 

Szlia

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Just like the Jboots, it feels every time I use Chrome it's a little slower. I guess they add features that I use less and less and it bloats the whole thing.
 

Lunis

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You can install AdBlock in vivaldi with the chrome extension.

1) Go to code.getadblock.com/releases/ and get latest adblock version & unzip it
2) vivaldi://chrome/extensions then enable developer mode
3) click Load Unpacked Extensions and find the adblock folder
 

Deathwing

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Can Vivaldi view the GIF thread without breaking down like a little bitch?
 

Chancellor Alkorin

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You can install AdBlock in vivaldi with the chrome extension.

1) Go to code.getadblock.com/releases/ and get latest adblock version & unzip it
2) vivaldi://chrome/extensions then enable developer mode
3) click Load Unpacked Extensions and find the adblock folder
Any idea if any Chrome extension will work this way? I might be bothered to give it a try if so. No Ghostery and I'm out.

Edit: The answer is yes. So, basically, Vivaldi is Chromium with a new face and some tweaking. Why it won't load a packed .crx, I have no idea.

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Chancellor Alkorin

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It installs extensions from the Chrome Web Store now, so everything is running like Chrome. Except the browser is in debug mode and slow as hell, and there doesn't seem to be a way to view extension icons, meaning you have to access and configure them through vivaldi://chrome/extensions.
 

Porkchop

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Verision 1.0 is out and I really like it. There is a growing community at vivaldibrowser.reddit.com if you want to see what people are saying.