How to Install Opera 12.16 in Ubuntu 13.10 or Linux Mint 16

October 25, 2013

opera ubuntu 13.10

This tutorial shows how to install Opera browser in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander or Linux Mint 16 Petra.

Opera is a web browser developed by Opera Software. The latest versions of Opera use the Blink layout engine, which is used in Chrome v28+.

The latest Opera 12.16 for Linux is a recommended upgrade offering security and stability enhancements.

opera web browser in ubuntu 13.10

How to install Opera:

It’s very easy to install Opera in Ubuntu and its derivatives. Just download the Debian package from its official site. Or check your OS type (32-bit or 64-bit) and download the installer from Opera repository:

Opera 12.16 for 32-bit Ubuntu

Opera 12.16 for 64-bit Ubuntu

Once downloaded, double-click to install the package via pop-up Ubuntu Software Center or Gdebi. If you’re missing dependencies, run below command in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T):

sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/opera_12.16*.deb; sudo apt-get -f install

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