- Jan 26, 2012
The Vivaldi browser has Sync now!!! Yet another reason to go with this browser, which I regard as the fastest one out there.
In the Linux case, if you download the .deb or .rpm package and simply re-install, that works fine.Hello Ackbach, thank you, I have been using only Vivaldi since I adopted it following your post from last year. Personally, I don't find the syncing very important, but the change from version 1.15 to 2.0 indicates that it is probably a major update overall.
(In case you happen to use a Linux distribution that does not have updated packages, or does not provide Vivaldi at all, it may be possible to just download the standard .deb or .rpm from the Vivaldi site, change the version number in your local build script and upgrade without any problem. For example, adapting the version number in this script (still for 1.15 at the time of writing) is enough to build the new Slackware package for 2.0.)
I haven't tried that, so I don't know. Theoretically, it means that across different machines, you can log in with the same username and password, and get all your bookmarks, settings, etc. I think Vivaldi's Sync feature is on the right track, but I'm not sure it's working correctly as yet. It's certainly better than nothing.Since no one explained what this big time 'Sync' is all about, I just went ahead and upgraded myself as well.
Just to find out what this 'Sync' means.
Hmm... I think it means that I should install Vivaldi on my mobile phone, and if I do, I get the same bookmarks on MHB that I have on my laptop. Is that it?
Here (Vivaldi 2.0 on another system, but I think it should be the same) I get the "Extensions" tab via one of the equivalent ways:It's fast and reliable - only the extensions/plug-ins "tab" seems lacking (maybe there is something I'm missing).
Slackware. I was always very fond of Debian and used it for years, but the switch to systemd a while ago made my computer difficult to use, mainly because of spontaneous reboots that I have so far failed to understand. (It may not have been systemd's fault, but dropping systemd did remove the erratic behavior.)Ah, I see. What are you running? Gentoo? Arch? Slack? Something else?