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How do I download and install Opera in 12.04?

I've heard that we can use it. Then how can I install it because I dont see it in the Ubuntu Software Center.
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How to make Opera open magnet links?

I have Transmission 2.52 and Opera 11.64 x64, when I try to open a magnet link from The Pirate Bay, Opera says it cant recognize that protocol, how to set up?
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Opera-like tab-switching in chrome or firefox

Is there a way of switching tabs in Chrome or Firefox by scrolling the mouse-wheel while keeping the right mouse-button pressed? In Chrome or Firefox (with tab-wheel-scroll extension) you can switch ...
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How do I set up an Opera Web Kiosk? [closed]

Is there a way to setup a web kiosk that uses the Opera browser, and is self resetting so that there isn't any chance that someone could hijack it?
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Opera web browser in Ubuntu Software Center

Is Opera Web Browser going to be offered via Ubuntu Software Center?
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How do you use Opera's built-in IRC client?

I've been trying to use the built-in IRC client, but failed in all attempts. I'm posting this question a bit late, so I don't exactly remember what the error message was, but it was in the lines of ...
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Cannot get Java to work in Firefox

In Firefox 17 on Ubuntu 12.04, I cannot get the Java verification applet to work (needless to say I cannot get any Java applications on the browser working). I already tried uninstalling and ...
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can't use flash in ubuntu 13.10

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 13.10, my flash isn't working anymore in firefox or opera. It only works in Google Chrome as it is included in the browser. I did check that I have flash plugin for firefox ...
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Opening Skype, Opera, OpenOffice logs me off [closed]

Whats common among Skype, Opera, OpenOffice in Ubuntu ? Whenever I open these applications I get logged off and shows back me the login screen. This started happening since the 10.10 upgrade. Forgot ...
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How to hide the titlebar in Opera?

I just did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 10.10 64-bits on my notebook. Downloaded the Opera 10.63 .deb package (http://www.opera.com/browser/download/) and installed it. Now I want to know if ...
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Does Opera work with the global application menu?

I’m curious… Is there a way to get Opera working with the global menu? That would be very nice if it could.
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How do I add a static quicklist for Opera to open new tabs and windows?

How can I add more options to Opera's quicklist such as: new tab, new private tab, new window, mail, etc?
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How do I enable cookies in Opera?

In order to access some privileges as far as accessing journal articles and other resources that my university allows me I need cookies enabled. I have tried what I can to enable them like going to ...
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Will there be an Ubuntu One sync extension for the Opera browser?

Since Opera now support extensions and I use it for my daily use (great integration of Torrent downloader, browser and mail application), will there be an extension or is there any instructions on how ...
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Why won't Opera let me use the Ubuntu font?

This is driving me crazy. I'm using monochrome rendering for fonts and this causes a few problems in my browser so I wanted to make Ubuntu the standard sans-serif font. I changed it in the preferences ...
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How to solve this problem starting new Opera-windows on dual monitor-setup?

I use Opera and have a setup with two monitors. If I want to open a new URL opera -newwindow URL. The outcome differs, if I execute this command in a program on the same screen where Opera is, or on ...
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How do I set Thunderbird to open links in Opera?

Because it's almost obvious that either Thunderbird or Firefox freeze my whole system after some time, I'd like to not use FF at the moment and let Thunderbird run only for a short time as long as I ...
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How to show opera in the dash? [closed]

Well, I've changed the default browser to opera in the Preferred Applications: firefox is still in the dash. Before this Chromium was the default browser, and it was in the dash after making it ...
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apt link is not working in opera browser

Opera web browser is not working with apt: links. Is there any solution for this problem? I downloaded this opera 32 bit deb from their website and my distro is Ubuntu 12.04.
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How can I downgrade to an older Opera version?

I once installed Opera by adding their repository to my sources.list: deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free #Opera Since then I get regular updates via the usual "apt-get update ...
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Why does an Opera widget (analog clock) use so much CPU? [closed]

When I was using Arch Linux with KDE 4.5 and Opera analogue clock widget, it was much less CPU-consuming. Now, on Ubuntu 10.10 (and I use the same proper graphics driver) it consumes mean of 15% of ...
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How to remove (purge) Opera PPA?

I'm completely as a loss as to how to get rid of all Opera packages. I have ppa-purge installed, but don't know what to specify for the ppa.. I have tried the following: sudo ppa-purge ...
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How can i use Opera web browser as remote access application?

My Ubuntu 11.04 has Opera web browser. And Behind complex NAT i have another PC with Ubuntu 11.04. In that PC i saw Skype works. Now PC1 would like to connect PC2. Without using ...
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Firefox cannot save Adobe Flash Player settings

When I visit a Flash based site the Flash Player tab pop-ups, as usual. Everyone knows that is not working (under Unity), so I tried to set things on Adobe's site. The only problem is that the Flash ...
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Why does my Opera window not show up in Unity?

So, I got a new computer (to work on it), and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. As my home computer is not strong enough (I'm using some strange mix of Xubuntu/Ubuntu/Kubuntu there), this was my first ...
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I just down loaded Opera browser why is it no longer pinned to my menu the next day?

I just down loaded Opera browser yesterday. It worked all day but then today there is no longer a icon pinned to the menu? Where did it go? How can I get it back?
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Rendering problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
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Adding repository

The official documentation page to install opera says to add this: deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free Somehow this: http://deb.opera.com/opera/ ended up in the url field of ...
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How do I overcome the problem with Opera I have screenshot in the body?

The problem is that I can't see a thing when I try to edit preferences because of the following screen: Click on the image to open a full resolution version. I am running 32 bit 12.10 and using ...
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Can't watch Youtube Flash videos in Opera Browser on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? i can't watch Youtube videos in my opera browser on Ubuntu 10.04, the page is fully loaded but the space where the player is to be is blank ...
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How do I install Opera?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 Beta version. now I wanted to install opera and I downloaded the .deb package, but it wont work. I also tried the package to open it with Ubuntu Software Center but the ...
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How can I uninstall Opera from Xubuntu?

I have downloaded opera from the website (deb package) and installed it. Now I want to remove it but I don't know how. I tried sudo apt-get remove opera but it didn't work.
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Opera 24 Developer for Linux will not launch

Today I downloaded the much anticipated, for me at least, Opera 24 for Linux. Very unfortunately I get an error and cannot launch Opera unless I do it as root. The following is returned unless I run ...
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How can I remove Opera's system tray icon in Lubuntu?

I installed Opera on Lubuntu 13.04, and Opera places an icon in the system tray. Really odd and unacceptable behaviour. Is there a setting in Opera which allows you to remove the system tray icon?
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how to install the greasemonkey in google chrome / opera / midori? [closed]

anyidea how to install its on its ? in google chrome / opera / midori ?
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Can't login to facebook using Opera

After typing my details in and clicking login Opera takes me to an error page. This doesn't happen in Chrome, Firefox or Opera on other OSs. The page shows the error: Internal communication error. ...
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Why does myPhpAdmin open in a different browser to the one that is set as default?

I have 3 browsers installed on my Ubuntu 11.10, Chrome, Firefox and Opera. First I had the problem that Software Center did not respect my default browser choice. I fixed that by running: sudo ...
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How to install Opera 24 for Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Opera Browser (Version 12.16) on my Ubuntu 12.04, but I couldn't find the Turbo Mode in it. So I am planning to install Opera 24 Developer version. Can Opera 24 Developer be installed on ...
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Ubuntu equivalent of system restore? Does it exist?

Ubuntu n00b here. I have created several disasters of the first order already. I am getting ready to try to install opera - it is a very long and arduous process. I am afraid - no - I am absolutely ...
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What happened to the opera-next package?

A week ago I noticed opera-next package in New in repository Synaptics' filter. So I installed it to test some HTML. Today I noticed that it has replaced x-www-browser alternative and tried to ...
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Synchronize bookmarks between firefox and opera among many computers

Right now I'm using Xmarks to sync my firefox bookmarks among some computers I use (namely home and office). Is there a way to sync these bookmarks between opera and firefox, so that I can use opera ...
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Problems with Opera's launcher

When I install Opera and open it the first time an Opera launcher shows up in Unity. I then set it to be kept. However, after having used Opera a couple of times the launcher stops working, and when I ...
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How to get Opera work correctly with Privoxy?

I use Privoxy and recently switched back to Opera as browser. Anything is fine, but one thing is annoying: Everytime I start the computer I have to restart privoxy (sudo /etc/init.d/privoxy restart) ...
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Cannot execute new installed program

My ubuntu is 12.04LTS I was used apt-get to install opera and cowsay. I've tried to execute them, but they all said ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cowsay bash: /usr/games/cowsay: Permission denied ...
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Various crashes in 12.04 after upgrade and fresh install [closed]

Ubuntu drives me crazy. Since I upgraded from 11.10 64-bit to 12.04 Ubuntu crashes regularly. One time the crash report tells me that Skype is the faulty app, another time it was Opera, and today the ...
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How to import settings of opera from windows 7 to 11.10?

I want to import all the settings including bookmarks,speed dial, etc from opera in windows to Ubuntu 11.10. Tell me how to do so.
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Starting Opera after suspend leads to a failure message [closed]

When starting Opera after resuming from suspend I get the following message: When restarting the computer I can start Opera without any problem. Any ideas how to solve the issue?
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Which is Opera Next's directory?

I recently installed Opera Next via tar. I saw it, "played" with it, and now I want to uninstall it. Where can I find it's directory? The package is neither in Ubuntu Software Center, nor in ...
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Lubuntu keyboard shortcut doesn't give focus to Opera [closed]

I have Lubuntu 11.04, and the Openbox keyboard shortcut settings are in ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml. The shortcut I'm having trouble with is: <keybind key="XF86HomePage"> ...
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Where to find other versions of Opera browser as deb packages?

I used Opera mainly for the Unite feature now to be abandoned. It is missing in v. 12. Some say its features will re-emerge in future extensions etc. Until then, Unite is still accessible in v. 11. ...