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Opera web browser released the new stable version 69 today. The new release features built-in Twitter support.

Click the three-dot icon at the bottom of the sidebar, then you can tick Twitter in the Messengers section.

Other changes in Opera 69 include:

  • A new weather widget on start page.
  • Improved tab cycler (Ctrl+Tab)
  • Improvements to workspaces.

How to Install Opera 68 in Ubuntu:

Snap Package:

The Opera team offers official snap package (runs in sandbox), available to install in Ubuntu Software:

Deb package:

Also the native Ubuntu .deb package is available for downloading at the link below:

Download Opera for Linux

Grab the .deb package, and double-click to install it.

You may also add the official apt repository via following steps to receive future software updates.

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to 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 update

sudo apt install opera-stable

Uninstall:

For the Opera snap package, simply remove it from Ubuntu Software.

For the Opera apt repository, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.

To remove traditional opera package, either use your system package manager or run command in terminal:

sudo apt remove --autoremove opera-stable