The Opera browser uses mouse gestures that allow the user to navigate through tabs and tab histories with the help of mouse-clicks and -movements. This can be a hindrance however if you are used to control the browser with its
From time to time you may experience problems with the execution of the Java plugin in the Opera browser. This happens because its path is not correctly configured in the options. To resolve the issue, open an Opera browser window
Opera is not present in the default Ubuntu repositories, however it is available by ppa. Open a terminal and run the following commands: wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add - sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free"
Users of AVG 2012 antivirus software will already have noticed the AVG Advisor pop-ups informing you about high memory usage of browsers (I usually get them from 300 MB RAM upwards) which come up relatively often and are quite annoying
Apart from the usual Bookmarks and Bookmarks Toolbar, the SpeedDial screen introduced a great visual option for quick access to your most commonly used websites. It currently is the main new-window-replacement on the Opera browser and can be downloaded as
Like any other browser Opera has many options to let it be configured precisely to your likings. This is done through the usual interface as well as through a configuration page just like Firefox' about:config. A great deal of options