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

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How to uninstall an app, that has been downloaded from a web browser?

I basically installed Opera browser from another browser, but it didn't load some videos, so I decided to download it again from Ubuntu Software and then it worked perfectly. Now I have two Opera web ...
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Opera snap browser on Ubuntu 20.04 - Slow to load with errors

I am trying to use Opera snap on Ubunt20.04. This has been loaded form the Ubuntu Software App (snap-store) Opera is very slow to load. If is run opera from the terminal the following series of ...
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chrome/opera linkedin triggers high cpu level

I have been using Linkedin from both Opera and Chrome (also Chromium) on Ubuntu both 18.04 and 20.04). I usually keep many tabs open and checking with the Task Manager when I open Linkedin the CPU ...
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How to import Firefox data on Opera Snap?

I would like to import bookmarks and logins from Firefox into Opera, but this option isn't available, since it's using the snap version. Instead, it only allows to import from a bookmarks file. How ...
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how to uninstall extra opera app in ubuntu 20.04?

Using Ubuntu 20.04.3 lts. In ubuntu software, I only show 1 icon for opera, but in apps menu, 9dots, I see 2 opera icons. i can open both at same time. One says ver 80... for core 18, and 2nd icon ...
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Software downloaded from snap store can't show file names

I have installed opera from snap store a while ago. However, it had a problem with showing file names when I try to download or upload something. Image of file import prompt under opera I supposed ...
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What does 'snap "opera" has "remove-snap" change in progress' mean and how do I stop it?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and the following message is showing after I tried to delete the Opera browser from my device: status code=409,kind=snap-change-conflict message=snap"opera" has "...
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Where is a particular snap program located [duplicate]

I installed Opera and found it is a snap program. It's not listed in the Menu and a search for opera* found all kinds of listings. How can I find where it is installed? Thanks.
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Is there a way to open Webex on Opera?

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS on my machine, and I prefer to use Opera as my web browser. However, I cannot watch my lectures on Webex. It says Your operating system or browser doesn't support ...
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Very slow startup of some browsers (Brave and Opera)

I have a problem when launching Brave and Opera Browsers. The first time I try to use after getting on my computer, it took them too long to start running. However, Firefox and Chrome haven't got the ...
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Opera Workspaces for Firefox

I like using Opera but I want to replace it with Firefox because it is open-source and more reliable (also a little bit faster for Ubuntu I think). However, I really love the Opera's Workspaces ...
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opera snap has stopped connecting with paid VPN on

Have been using Opera snap version for over a week now. This morning it has stopped connecting to internet when using Windscribe VPN(whole system), connects without VPN. The odd thing is that '...
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Re-sizing the Opera window

I have trouble when re-sizing the Opera window specifically in Ubuntu 20.04.1. When I hover over the edge of any other window the cursor changes to the re-size cursor (aero_ew, pictured) for a ...
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Need help with removing Opera browser [duplicate]

I tried to install opera from .deb file downloaded from their website. But it got stuck at 55%. So I closed the window. Then i discovered that it got installed and opened nicely. But after i couldn't ...
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How to obtain the latest .deb package of Vivalvi browser?

How to download the latest .deb of Vivaldi browser using wget generic command (with the help of wildcards)? Vivaldi can't be downloaded without entering the exact name and number of the latest build. ...
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Upgrading / Updating repository problem related to Opera [duplicate]

When I try apt-get update I get the following error: W: GPG error: http://deb.opera.com/opera stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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How do I get H.264 support in Opera in 20.10 installed via .deb from official site?

How do I make Opera in Ubuntu 20.10 to support H.264? How to install the MPEG-4 AAC decoder and the H.264 decoder? I tried following but H.264 videos on Opera still not playing: $ sudo apt install ...
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Why Lubuntu 20.04 is running slow when I use Opera or LibreOffice

My Lubuntu is wirking exscellent, even when I open Opera, but in a while, may be 30 mins, may be earlier it becomes stucked completely, mouse isn't moving and I can't even open a terminal Alt+Ctrl+F2 ...
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Cannot create directory in snap folder

I am trying to add support for a proprietary codec in Opera according to this question. However, my version of Opera is installed as a snap. I thus would need to know how to create a directory and ...
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Cannot play Amazon Prime Video content on Opera

I have a problem with Opera version 70.0.3728.106 on my Ubuntu 20.04 computer. If I try to watch anything on Amazon Prime Video, I get the following message: Protected Content Error To watch ...
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My Opera can't play videos

I am using Opera 68.0.3618.125 on latest Ubuntu version. But I can't watch videos. For example on Twitter. Everyone says get libffmpeg.so and copy to /snap/opera/current/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/opera ...
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Problem when trying to install multiple apps with snap

I am trying to install multiple apps with one command using snap, on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: sudo snap install opera chromium But I get the below error: error: cannot install "opera", "chromium": no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 screen always freezes with Google Meets

Every single time I am on a meeting on Google Meets, my Ubuntu crashes. The sound and mouse keep working, but the screen freezes. I use Opera Web Browser, and in addition to the browser with Google ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 almost every web browser isn't working except firefox

I have tried installing Chrome, Chromium, Brave, Opera and they all crash after a few secs. I have no idea what's causing this. The only web browser that still works for me is FireFox. Any help would ...
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h264 video does not play in Opera with Ubuntu 19.10 [duplicate]

I can't watch h.264 video mp4 format in Opera browser. Ubuntu version 19.10. It was working in 19.04.
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How can I block all Tumblr blogs?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and need a foolproof way to permanently block Tumblr blogs from being accessed on my system. Browser extensions such as Blocksite arent effective even when using 'wildcards' ...
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open pdf files in Google Chrome and Opera instead of saving them on Ubuntu 18.04

I use three browsers on my Ubuntu machine: Firefox (67.0.4), Google Chrome (75.0.3770.100), and Opera (60.0.3255.9). If I click on the link to a pdf file in Firefox, then the file will be opened ...
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Can't open Opera all of a sudden

I've been running Opera on one of my machines for about a year without any issues. When turning on my laptop this morning and trying to open Opera I get the following error message. Can't open user ...
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Resize Opera browser in Ubuntu 19.04

I can't resize the Opera browser window! Using the mouse the grip handles are too small, so I always miss them. Also, alt+space does not bring up a menu as it normally does. According to a message in ...
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Opera doesn't start in LXC container: "Out of memory"

I'm trying to run Opera browser in a LXC container (logged in via ssh -X), but it doesn't work: andrea@ue-02:~$ opera [378:388:0507/165937.131977:FATAL:memory.cc(22)] Out of memory. size=131072 ...
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How to open .url shortcuts (from Windows) on Lubuntu

I have Dropbox shared with Windows PC's which contain some .url internet shortcuts. These do not open in Lubuntu. How can I open these from Lubuntu? Using the Opera browser on all platforms.
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Flash player dosen't work in Opera

I have been using Opera for several months, but a few days the flash player stop working. I have tried installing using sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin, but its already install. Maybe someone have ...
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Netflix not working in neither Chrome, Firefox or Opera, on Ubuntu 18.04

The title is pretty self explanatory, but I'll try to write as many details as possible, because this problem has been driving me nuts for the past few hours. Yesterday, I installed 18.04.2 LTS on my ...
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Opera can't open in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

When I'm trying to open Opera it says Can't open user profile directory, because you lack sufficient privileges. You might want to contact the administrator of this machine. What can I do?
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Opera Browser script

I'm trying to create a script that installs opera-stable silently. Currently I am stuck at How can I pre-select yes or no from my script? I know this is possible to do with ms-corefonts with this ...
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TLS Downgrade error on Opera or Firefox but not on Chrome

When I try to browse some secure websites on Firefox or Opera, I often get the error "ERR_TLS13_DOWNGRADE_DETECTED", while the page loads properly on Chrome. This occurs with a lot of websites, but ...
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Amazon Prime Video on Opera: DRM error

If I want to play videos from Amazon Prime Video in Opera (Version 56.0.3051.104) on Ubuntu, I'm getting the error that there's missing a component for DRM, but I can't find an option to activate the "...
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Netflix and primevideo works on chrome, but not on Opera. Widevinecdm component not found but the .so file is present

There have been questions similar to this, but they were for an older version (which was fixed) and those solutions did not work. Hence, a new question. I have ubuntu 18.04 and the latest version of ...
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What is the easiest way to update Opera browser on Ubuntu 18? [duplicate]

How can I update Opera browser on Ubuntu 18? when I do sudo apt-get upgrade opera I face with this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Unable to update Kubuntu 18.04 - Opera/Chrome PPA changed "origin value" error [duplicate]

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I have Kubuntu 18.04 installed on my laptop and have been updating it with no problem, until today. I selected to 'update all', then it got stuck with a message popping up as ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 GNOME Opera Browser prevent toggle menu by pressing Alt

When you press single Alt button or in combination with another key i always see this menu: How to prevent this behavior only for Opera browser in GNOME? Because some similar behavior have another ...
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Chromium/Opera "randomly" not rendering in i3

I'm on 18.04, using i3, and sometimes when I go from some workspace to a workspace containing chromium or opera, those windows aren't redrawing. I can still press ctrl+s to open a "save to" popup, ...
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Opera - your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available

I'm using opera browser version 56.0.3051.43 on Ubuntu 16.04 with I3wm and I get your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available when trying to play some videos on ...
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How can I watch Netflix on Opera via the built-in VPN?

Since Opera (56.0) has released a very nice new free VPN feature, I wanted to try it to watch Netflix based on a different location than my own. Based on the error message I received, it seems that ...
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Will having two versions of the same program cause any security or stability issues or is it perfectly fine?

[Ubuntu Unity 16.04.5 / Cairo Dock] e.g. two clickable and runnable Opera buttons side-by-side in my Start Menu? I tried uninstalling the Opera version I don't use (Opera v12), the terminal says I ...
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How to transfer my Opera speed dial / bookmark from windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04, and would like to transfer my speed dial/bookmark from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu. I've moved my profile in windows from C: to D:, but can't figure out where is it located in ...
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Opera reset extensions from the command line?

I have installed a dodgy extension on opera that keeps freezing it when opera starts. Is there a way to reset all extensions without loosing other data such as saved passwords or history. There is ...
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16.04 Opera Browser: flash [duplicate]

So I can't play flash videos on my 16.04 lts from most sites (imdb trailers for one), yet Youtube plays well (because it is html5 and not fĺash?). I am confused as to if this is a flash problem or ...
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I can't install opera browser on lubuntu

running these commands to install opera : to set up a key: wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add - to set up a repository: sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-...
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Opera demanding that I upgrade to use VPN, but Opera already in the newest version

Right now on Opera with my Ubuntu 14.04 it says it is version 45.0.2552.898. Then it says Browser upgrade required VPN is unsupported on your current version of Opera. Please upgrade to ...
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