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There are some excellent Buddhist resources on the Internet, and many forums where one can discuss all aspects of Buddhism. Vivaldi browser can be customised in many ways to make the learning process more enjoyable. Web Panels, Custom search engines, Notes, and Sessions are great aids to study.
Installation is quick and simple. For maximum security, I recommend that you install Vivaldi to an encrypted drive, and use the Standalone option. This keeps all sensitive data on the encrypted drive.
Vivaldi is a new browser created by former Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner. It is still in development, but the plan is to build a replacement for the old Opera with built-in email etc. It is already faster and more reliable than old Opera for browsing, but not quite as customisable yet. It is now my default browser.
Opera 12.18 took more than 10 years to become the powerful tool that it still is, and Vivaldi is still in its early stages of development. Nevertheless, it does most that a browser should. More features are added every month, if not every week. Install the Snapshot builds for the latest improvements.
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