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

October 25, 2013 — Leave a comment

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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