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Install Opera Browser on Debian 9
Opera is one of the oldest and stable web browser available today. Opera is built on WebKit Engine so you can also install Google Chrome extensions on this browser. It also comes with a built-in adblocker plugin and save battery mode. In this tutorial, you are going to learn How to Install Opera Browser on Debian 9.
Before you start installing Opera on Debian 9. You must have a non-root user account on your server with sudo privileges.
Install Latest Version on Opera on Debian
The current latest version available for opera browser at the time of writing this article is
60.0. To install latest version of Opera Browser you should download
.deb visiting official download page.
Now run following command to install above downloaded
sudo dpkg -i opera-stable_60.0.3255.27_amd64.deb
In the installation process you will be asked to update the opera browser at the same time as given below:
After completing the above process you have installed Opera browser successfully on Debian 9.
Install Opera on Debian 9
As Debian core repositories do not contain Opera repository, we should add Opera repository first to install it on Debian.
First, open the terminal using
Ctrl+alt+t then add GPG key using the following command in Debian 9 terminal:
wget -qO- https://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
Now add the repository by running below command in the terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=i386,amd64] https://deb.opera.com/opera-stable/ stable non-free"
After adding repository run following command to install Opera on Debian:
sudo apt install opera-stable
Now above command will also ask you to update the Opera browser when installing you can press
Y to update it otherwise press
To run the Opera browser you can go to
Applications -> Opera option or you can run the following command also to run it using terminal:
To Uninstall opera-stable package you can run below command:
sudo apt-get remove opera-stable
In this tutorial, you have learned how to install Opera on Debian 9 successfully. If you have any of the queries regarding this then you can comment below.