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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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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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Chromium based browsers flickering a few times then crashing

Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit All chromium based browsers seem to have this issue where when I start them they flicker a few times then close with no message. I've tried Vivaldi(2.10.1745.23), Brave(1.2.42 ...
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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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Chinese characters in chrome / opera / brave tabs displayed as squares / rectangles?

Hi I've noticed that when using chrome-like browser like opera, brave, vivaldi and of course chrome itself (all in Linux) that the Chinese characters in the tabs are rendered as squares, not sure how ...
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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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Can't make Opera window “always on top” [duplicate]

Opera browser for some reason doesn't have the usual window menu that you can launch with Alt+Space. This combination just launches Opera browser menu. And when I click right mouse button on opera ...
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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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Color change in Chrome and Opera after resuming from suspend

I have noticed several times that the color handling on one of my monitors were a bit off from time to time and thought it was the monitor itself, until today. When I "accidentally" dragged a tab out ...
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After Opera update websites with flash doesn't work

Website such as https://coub.com doesn't work after opera update. Version: 49.0.2725.56 - Opera is up to date Update stream: Stable System: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (x86_64; Unity) Running opera ...
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Upgrade to 103-generic Broke Opera Videos

Currently running Opera 49.0.2725.39 with ffmpeg 2.8.11-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 on Ubuntu 16.04. When I updated Ubuntu from 4.4.0.101-generic to 4.4.103-generic it broke the video playback in Opera. Now I ...
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17.10 latest Ubuntu Version Install Unsupported Files [closed]

I am currently very frustrated with 17.10; I am unable to install Opera browser or google chrome because unsupported ... via Ubuntu Software or Terminal using apt-get install DEB file such as "/...
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Opera menu text seems to be ghostly (not showing properly)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and when I use Opera the drop down menus are not showing the text properly, is there a way in settings or similar to fix this? Have tried in both Opera and Ubuntu but no luck. (...
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What is wrong with my Opera installing ? - Public key not available - 16.04 [duplicate]

I don't really know what to try. From the error message it looks like the Opera source is simply missing a signature and to me that means I should not try to use the file because I need to trust ...
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problem in updating Opera browser

I'm a new user of Ubuntu (16.04 LTS). I want to update my Opera browser, but I have this problem: My Opera version is 46.0.2597.57 and the new version 47.0.2631.55 is available, but when I want to ...
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Opera for dual boot Windows 10 & Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm using currently more Opera than FF, I think with FF, you can use the same profile directory so both Windows 10 & Ubuntu can use the same configuration/history, etc. Is it possible to do the ...
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Opera icon disappears when moved to the Launcher

The Opera browser's icon disappears when I move it to the Launcher. I can see the Opera icon under ~/.local/share/applications, but when I copy it to the launcher the icon disappears.
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How to stop programs clear cache when i restart the system?

I am using Opera and if I am logged on Facebook account, and I restart Ubuntu, when I open Opera again, I am logged out from all accounts. Same problem I have with Skype. I am using Ubuntu 17.04 ...
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Google Widevine CDM Plugin

I have installed $ firefox --version Mozilla Firefox 53.0 on ubuntu $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Release: 16.04 ...
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Installing Opera on Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 removes Apt

I am unable to install Opera (stable, beta and developer) on Ubuntu Gnome 17.04. It says the installation of Opera requires the removal of 5 packages, apt and apt-transport being two of them. Any ...
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Unable to install Opera browser on Ubuntu 17.04

I tried to install opera by downloading the .deb file from opera website. Running sudo dpkg -i opera-stable_44.0.2510.1218_amd64 gave the following results: [sudo] password for user1: (Reading ...
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Page Not Found error: when browsing askubuntu.com with Opera VPN

On my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, when I try to browse askubuntu.com with Opera VPN, I receive Page Not Found error message as shown below, I wonder why this is happening. When Opera VPN is enable, I receive ...
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Set Bookmarks Page to open in a New Tab in Opera Browser

How do I set New Tab to open the Bookmarks page by default instead of Speed Dial in Opera Desktop version? I am using the latest Opera version 43. I am able to change the startup behavior which is ...
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Browser tab and bookmark bar font is too small

Chrome and Opera browsers side by side I've had this issue for months now and it has been driving me mental. Ever few weeks after installing an update the font sizes in my browsers (both chrome and ...
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Hot to make Facebook play videos with HTML5 player

I'm using latest Opera on Kubuntu 16.10. For some time all chromium based browser abandoned support for flash player (including pepperflashplayer). As HTML5 players are more and more used that shouldn'...
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Display flickers occasionally on Opera

Hy, I recently moved to Opera on Ubuntu 16.04 since I always used it for my Windows PC. The problem is that sometimes when I scroll the browser or play videos (noticed on Facebook videos mostly) the ...