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Download for openSUSE

Vendor: Opera Software
Developer: Opera Software
License: Proprietary (Freeware)
Web: http://www.opera.com/


Opera is a web browser and complete Internet suite developed by the Opera Software Company. It is non-open source but is available freely to use on PCs.


  • Speed Dial - your favorite sites can be opened with a single click
  • Trash Can - instantly reopen recently closed tabs
  • Mouse Gestures - browse the Web with Mouse Movements
  • Download manager with BitTorrent support - manage your downloads
  • Mail client - organize, index and sort your messages, POP & IMAP supported
  • IRC Client - Standard IRC Client built into the browsers tabbed interface
  • Opera Unite - new technology platform allowing you to share content directly with friends, without having to upload anything to a Web site
  • Opera Widgets - many of your favorite Internet services available from desktop


From the openSUSE repositories

Via console


and entering the root password when prompted

zypper ref
  • Install Opera:
zypper in opera

Directly from Opera

  • Go to Opera Download Page (external link)
  • Select distribution and Vendor
  • Download the rpm file
  • Install by executing the command (you do need to be root):
zypper install [package name]


  • The Standard C++ Library is needed to run opera. (It can also be downloaded and compiled from gcc.gnu.org/libstdc++/)
  • An X11 implementation must be installed

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