Opera 54 Released with News Feed in Speed Dial

June 28, 2018

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Opera 54 stable was released today with some new features. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu.

Opera 54 release highlights:

  • Display news feed below your regular Speed Dial folders (enable it in Easy setup).
  • Add “Update and Recovery” in Opera Menu to check browser updates, and reset browser settings.
  • Updated to Chromium version 67.0.3396.87.

How to Install Opera 54 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 following command or upgrade the browser via Software Updater:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install opera-stable

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