Opera 52 Released with Ad Blocker Improvements (How to Install)

March 23, 2018

opera web browser

Opera web browser reached the new stable 52 release a day ago with ad blocker improvements, cool new animations and more.

Opera 52 release highlights:

  • Faster page loading with improved ad blocker.
  • Select multiple tabs by holding down Ctrl while clicking on each desired tab
  • New tabs’ context menu option: Copy page address(es)
  • Tabs can be closed by holding Alt while clicking it.
  • New error page animations.
  • See the release note for more.

How to Install Opera 52 in Ubuntu:

The opera website offers official .deb binaries for Ubuntu Linux, available for download at the link below:

Download Opera for Linux

If you have a previous release installed, and enabled the official Opera Linux repository, upgrade it via Software Updater:

To manually add the Opera for Linux repository, open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or from app launcher, when it opens, run commands:

1. Add the opera repository:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-stable/ stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list'

2. Get the key:

wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add -

Finally either install Opera via your system package manager or upgrade the browser via Software Updater.

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