All posts by Ruarí Ødegaard

Working at Opera since January 2009. Currently I am team lead for our Linux desktop browser.

Opera developer 28.0.1719.0 update

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Today we update Opera developer to version 28. It includes a major version upgrade to Chromium (41.0.2236.0). It also includes more than 150 key fixes and improvements to Opera. As always this is just the first 28 developer build, so expect further fixes and improvements in the future. Known issues Opera crashes on activating find...

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Update to Opera developer 27.0.1689.22

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Winter has well and truly arrived here in Oslo. Before the team packs up for the weekend and goes back home to a warm fire place, we decided to send out another 27 developer build. In addition to the fixes listed in the changelog a few common crashes are now fixed. Known issues Menu separators...

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Frequently-asked questions about Opera for Linux

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After a lot of hard work and testing by regular readers of this blog, the release of Opera 26 marks the return of major updates to our stable Linux browser! In the run up to this release, a number of you asked questions about installing and running Opera on your Linux desktop. Below, you will...

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Update to Opera developer 27.0.1689.13

Here is another update to Opera developer, bringing us to version 27.0.1689.13 (and Chromium version 40.0.2214.10). The main fixes on the Opera side revolve around security and stability improvements to syncing. Please let us know what you think and point any new issues you find. Known issues Menu separators are missing in the Opera menu...

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Update to Opera developer 27.0.1689.2

We felt bad about releasing a developer build yesterday with promised sync fixes, that could not actually login to sync! Therefore we decided to give you very small update with this issue fixed. We also fixed a very common crash bug on Linux and an issue where disabling tab menu in settings would not free...

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Update to Opera developer 27.0.1689.0

Today we release another update to Opera 27 on our development stream. We took a Chromium update (40.0.2202.3), added Speech Synthesis API support and fixed many bugs, especially on bookmarks and sync. Thanks for your testing and feedback. Known issues Speech Synthesis is not working on Linux Sync login is not working (fixed in 27.0.1689.2)...

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Update to Opera developer 27.0.1683.0

Another update to Opera 27 on our development stream. Lots of small fixes, improvements and tweaks, particularly to sync and the tab menu. In addition, the Hangouts PPAPI plugin is now detected on Linux. Thanks for your testing and feedback. Known issues Dragging bookmarks into folders does not work. You can work around this via...

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