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opera web browser

Opera web browser has reached the new stable 47 release earlier today. It mainly features a handful of useful improvements.

What’s new in Opera 47:

  • Ability to export everything from your Speed Dial, bookmarks bar and other folders
  • Smoother background loading of news
  • Opera now retains up to 32 recently closed tabs
  • Video playback fixes in Windows 7 and Mac OS.
  • User interface gained refined visuals for better readability.
  • .scf files added to “risky file protection” for Windows.
  • updated to Chromium 60.

Download / Install Opera 47:

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

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 stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list'

2. Get the key:

wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Finally either install Opera via Synaptic Package Manager or upgrade the browser via Software Updater.

Install Opera 26 Stable in Ubuntu 14.04

Last updated: December 3, 2014

Opera web browser for Linux finally goes stable by releasing the Opera 26 which is based on Chromium 39.

Opera for Linux is 64-bit only. It comes with all the same features as Opera for Windows and Mac, including Speed Dial, the Discover feature, Opera Turbo, bookmarks and bookmark sharing, themes, extensions and more.

An official repository for Debian/Ubuntu based system is available for receiving automatic Opera updates.

For more, see the frequently asked questions about Opera for Linux.

Install Opera 26 in Ubuntu 14.04 and Other Releases:

Just download the .deb package from the link below and click to open with Ubuntu Software Center and finally install the browser:

While the installing process, you’ll be prompts to add the Opera Stable repository. To enable flash, just search for and install the package pepperflashplugin-nonfree from Ubuntu Software Center.