Vivaldi Web Browser Gets New Snapshot to Patch Major Chromium-Related Issues

Image result for Vivaldi Web Browser Gets New Snapshot to Patch Major Chromium-Related IssuesThe Vivaldi developers announced earlier, March 15, 2016, the release and immediate availability for download and testing of a new snapshot for their upcoming Chromium-based web browser.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.422.8 has been released mainly to add workarounds for some of the major issues reported by users since the previous snapshot build, version 1.0.418.3, announced last week. The first major issue fixed in this release is related to the fact that scrolling was not as smoother as users wanted to be.
The second major issue reported by users in the previous Vivaldi snapshot is known as "Dead Birds," and appeared to be related to an upgrade to a newer version of the open-source Chromium web browser, which affected only some users with specific hardware components. A keyboard shortcut bug has been fixed as well.
"Today's snapshot fixes the major issue reported in the last one, meaning that scrolling should be smoother, and you will see less "Dead Birds," said Ruarí Ødegaard, Linux QA and Testing at Vivaldi. "In the last snapshot, there was some concern from a handful of you, due to problems many attributed to a Chromium upgrade."
Netflix supports works again
Of course, the main priority of the Vivaldi developers is to hunt and kill as many bugs as possible before the final production version of the proprietary web browser sees the light of day later this year, but they're also working on some improvements and new features.
Therefore, Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.422.8, which users can download right now from Softpedia for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems, brings back Netflix support, improves the search suggestions, and implements a minimum size for active tabs. More details in the changelog attached below.
Browser is very slow and very often dead bird shows up / HPET problems: This affected only certain OS and CPU combinations (VB-14036)
Active tab does not have a minimum size (VB-13832)
DuckDuckGo (d) and Bing (b) should show their own search suggest when actioned via the search letter/keyword
Clicking Speed Dial lacks modifier (Ctrl, Shift) support seen in the bookmark menu (VB-11458)
Need to fix tab stack selection and add Shift select
[Linux] Support mouse handling and context menu on empty part of tab bar when native decorations are on (VB-14031)
[Linux] [Windows] Vertical menu (Vivaldi menu) opens in Settings window (VB-14189)
Moved Search Suggest after Search
Netflix Streaming not working: due to Netflix blocking Vivaldi in User Agent (VB-13918)
Open and save dialogs can block and operate on wrong window (VB-14025)
[Regression] Text truncated ended with ellipsis when pasting to the URL field (VB-13206)
Shortcuts doesn't work on the view source page (VB-13417)
Tab styling changes, including selection styling
The bookmark title expansion in the address bar doesn't reset and leaves the title (VB-13917)
Tiling button states confused (VB-14191)
Weird bookmarks focus issue (VB-10374)
[Windows] Wrong color window controls on hover on Win10 (VB-14021)
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