Opera is a closed source chromium based browser (as of version 15), developed by the company Opera Software.

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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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Opera and Safari installation [closed]

How do I install Opera and Safari on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit? Can anyone help? Opera I downloaded but could not get it installed. On the other hand I did not try Safari, even I don't have any idea if ...
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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 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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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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Cannot get Java to work in Firefox

In Firefox 17 on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), 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 ...
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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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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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How to install Opera Browser?

I am trying to install opera browser from the terminal. I downloaded the 'debian' installer because it didn't show up in software center. It completely destroyed my software center - it is frozen ...
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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 there'...
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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 do I install adobe flashplayer in ubuntu 16.04?

I was wondering how I can install the adobe flashplayer from this site: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ I have no experience with the formats that are available there. There is no .deb version of ...
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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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Opera directory at “/usr/lib” is missing

I just installed Opera, just to give it a shot. I encountered the usual inconvenience with Flash Player. According to Opera documentation, I need to download the tar file from Adobe, then extract it ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 16.04 - Adobe Flash Player install problem

I have problem with Adobe Flash Player. While using opera, few of pages show me that I don't have flash installed. When I run this command in terminal: sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer, ...
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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 deb.opera....
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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 TeamViewer/Logmein....
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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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Opera will not play Twitter videos (and others)

Here is an example above. It also does the same thing on other sites with other video players, but I figure this is one of the more well known ones. Any help?
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Problems Updating Flash Player in Opera

i just cannot update flash player in opera, i'm a new Ubuntu user and i'm not that good with computers anyway so i could really use some help here. Could you please tell me how to do it step by step, ...
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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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External links opening in the non-default browser

I have set Firefox as default web application in Ubuntu, but external links (like clicking a link in Pidgin) still get opened with Opera. Does anyone have a clue on how to fix this? Thanks.
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Can't remove Opera and Chrome

I'm that kind of user who likes to have different browsers, media players, etc. Today I just wanted to try out Opera and Google Chrome, but I don't want to use them anymore so I thought that I remove ...
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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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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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Are there “portable” versions of Opera for Linux/Ubuntu?

I want to use the latest Opera browser, but v12 does not have opera-unite anymore. So, I would like to use a "portable" v11 Opera (v11 has unite). (By portable I mean a program with all files within ...
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How can I install the Opera browser from the terminal?

Since this .deb bug is causing a lot of issues, I must resort to install the Opera browser using the terminal. Which is just fine, but I also need to add it to the repository for automatic updates. ...
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Flash plugin doesn't appear in Opera

I use Opera, I have the latest version, and I just installed flash, it says to go to the Plugins menu and click 'Enable', however there is no Flash plugin on the PLugins menu. I found some answers ...
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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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Opera doesn't open links in other applications

Problem Whenever I click a link in an email from Thunderbird (or any non-browser application), Opera (which is my default browser) will open a new window to speed dial but not navigate to the address....
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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 ...