Posted by admin on July 31st, 2008
Opera is one of the free Internet Browsers that has those colorful features and superior functionalties. The newer opera 9.5 is quicker to start faster at loading Web pages and better at running your favorite Web applications.
The newer features include
Faster handling of third party plug-ins
Much faster start up time
Superior support for Web standards
To install Opera 9.5 browser in your openSUSE,
From KMenu – COmputer, click “Install Software”. Enter the Administrator (root) password when prompted.
Set the filter to “Search” and search for “opera”
Tick the checkbox for “opera” and click Accept. This should download and install Opera Internet browser for you.
To simply install from the command line,
opensuse11:~ # yast2 -i opera
This should launch YaST Package Manager and install the opera browser for you.
Once installed, Opera Browser can be found under
KMenu – Applications – Internet – Web Browser
Click Opera to start Opera browser. First time when launched will prompt to accept the License Terms and thereon its all yours.
For settings, click Tools and then Preferences. You can create/set email, chat acccounts, search engines and more.