A “crash” occurs when Vivaldi encounters an unrecoverable error and shuts down unexpectedly or a tab’s contents disappear and are replaced with a “dead bird” image. Information pertaining to the crash is logged by macOS.
Locating Crash Logs
- Launch the “Terminal” application—open “Spotlight”, type: Terminal
- Copy and Paste the following text into the Terminal window and press “Enter”—triple click to select
find ~/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports -mtime -7 -name Vivaldi\*.crash | zip -j ~/Documents/Vivaldi\ Crash\ Logs\ $(date '+%Y%m%d-%H:%M') [email protected]
- Inside your “Documents” directory and you will find a dated zip file called “Vivaldi Crash Logs”
Submitting crash logs
Crash logs are not sent back to us automatically. However, you can create a bug report and let us know about your issue.
After logging a bug report you will then be sent an confirmation email. Simply reply to this with your crash log(s) as an attachment. Such logs are greatly appreciated; they provide us with information as to exactly where in the code things went wrong.