Vivaldi Browser Decides To Support 32-Bit Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Proprietary Software on 17 February 2015 at 09:58 AM EST. 18 Comments
When the cross-platform Vivaldi web browser was announced last month it came with same-day Linux binaries, but initially was limited to 64-bit-only. The Vivaldi browser developers have now decided to support 32-bit Linux too.

Vivaldi has been downloaded 400k+ times and seems to be getting decent reviews as a new web browser to compete with Firefox, Chrome, Opera, etc. While more open-source developers are trying to move away from 32-bit Linux software support, Vivaldi has decided it's important enough to still support i686 Linux, even while nearly all the x86 processors shipped in the past few years are x86_64-capable.

The Vivaldi team has today decided to offer a 32-bit Linux version as apparently there's still people requesting said support. Besides the 32-bit Linux binaries there's also other changes in this week's development version, as outlined on the Vivaldi blog.
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