Convert Microsoft to LINUX: Install Opera Browser

This is another great browser. I use it on my MAC and Linux systems and love it. It is far superior to the built in Konqueror browser that comes with most Linux systems. You can even install it in Microsoft Windows operating systems! It works really great with Ubuntu 9.10 remix on my netbook.

Go to Opera Download Site Instructions You will be asked what is your version of Linux, MAC or Windows. Please select the appropiate one. Note, if you are using Ubuntu please select the Debian version. You can then install it by following the instructions below.

  1. Go to a terminal prompt and type sudo su followed by your password.
  2. Next type:
    apt-get install libqt3-mt
    dpkg -i opera_10.10.4742.gcc4.qt3_i386.deb
    Note, your version may differ. This is the current one as of December 7, 2009.
  3. To create an icon to run Opera under the System | Main Menu select /usr/bin/opera as your application and you are ready to go.