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Opera is a full-featured Internet tool, most notably a fully standard conforming Web browser. Opera includes pop-up blocking, tabbed browsing, integrated searches, and advanced functions like a password manager, mouse gestures, native Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) support, an email program, RSS newsfeeds, and IRC chat. It is designed to be fast and highly customizable.

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  •  05 Jul 2013 22:44

Release Notes: This release replaces the code certificate used for signing the binary updates as well as updates to browser.js. This is a safety measure due to a recent attack on Opera Software's internal infrastructure.

Release Notes: The search bar's default engine can no longer be overridden by third-party apps. Minor security fixes were made for an RC4 encryption protocol weakness, for cookies incorrectly set for a top-level domain, and for and undisclosed moderately severe vulnerability.

  •  06 Feb 2013 00:50

Release Notes: A reoccurring crash when updating two or more extensions at one time was fixed.

Release Notes: Several security issues were resolved: DOM events manipulation could be used to execute arbitrary code; SVG clipPaths could allow execution of arbitrary code; CORS requests could omit the preflight request; and an undisclosed issue. Internal communication errors on Facebook were resolved. An issues on start-up without an Internet connection was fixed. An issue with image loading on back navigation was fixed.

Release Notes: A security issue was fixed where malformed GIF images could allow execution of arbitrary code. A security issue was fixed where repeated attempts to access a target site could trigger address field spoofing. An issue was fixed where private data could be disclosed to and modified by other computer users. Several general fixes and stability improvements were made. Usability of "Delete Private Data" was improved.

RSS Recent comments

06 Oct 2012 23:36 chiriacdc

It crashes quite often to me since the last upgrade (never before) when I want to save images

07 Sep 2009 14:06 Avatar dlekic Thumbs up

Opera 10 is IMHO the coolest release of the browser since the beginning of the project! It is just perfect!

21 Apr 2005 00:18 ravenmorris Thumbs up

Re: I guess you get what you pay for
Perhaps you were using the dynamic Qt version (which is often unstable) and an incompatible version of Java ? Opera has been getting more and more stable for me the past 10 versions or so. Currently on 8.0 I am able to keep it running with over 45 tabs open for more than a week at a time without a crash.

USER PID PPID PGID STAT STIME TIME %CPU RSS COMMAND

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raven 3329 624 3329 Ss Apr12 01:06:35 0.5 107680 /usr/lib/opera/8.0-20050316.5/opera

The current date is Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 0013.16 PDT (-0700 UTC)

Perhaps give 8.0 another shot.

Regarding plugins, they work fine for me (Acrobat, Flash, etc.), in fact Flash works far better in Opera than in other web browsers -- the zoom feature not only scales the page graphics and fonts, but also the Flash animations ! Wonderbar.

06 May 2003 14:53 charlesbarr

PDF Conversions
I'm offering my webpage to pdf convrsion utility to all of the browser projects and would love it if Opera accepted. I've built a online file conversion engine which takes public webpages, changes them to pdf docuiments and then e-mails the pdf document to the end user. A running copy can be found at www.2convert.com.

If you want it, let me know.

Charles

26 Apr 2003 04:35 dglee Thumbs down

I guess you get what you pay for
As of 7.1.0 I am officially in the market for a new browser.
The suck factor has finally incremented past the tolerance
stop and I'm done. This has all the same 'features' as the
6.X seriies (spontaneous crashes, flakey rendering, poor
java and javascript support, poor flash support, poor plugin
support in general), with some new and improved flaws
(S L O W flakey rendering, flakey 'new browser' rules,
download directories must be selectedEVERY SINGLE
TIME. no option for download window to 'pop up' instead
of just creating a whole window. )

I'm done. There are some great features but the pain level is
too high. So long Opera, write when you get it to work.

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