In this tutorial we will show you how to install Opera Browser on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Opera is a fast, secure and easy-to-use internet browser which works well on most of the Linux distributions. It’s now designed with an integrated ad blocker, battery saver and free VPN, so it saves time and resources for its own users. Also, Opera is built on WebKit Engine so you can also install Google Chrome extensions on this browser.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step install Opera Browser on CentOS 8 server.
Install Opera Browser on CentOS 8
Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Opera Browser on CentOS.
First, download latest opera version for your Linux distribution go to Opera download page:
Now run following command to install above downloaded.rpm package:
sudo dnf install opera-stable_60.0.3255.27_amd64.rpm
Step 3. Accessing Opera Web Browser.
Once the Opera installation is complete, 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:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Opera Browser. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Opera Web Browser on CentOS 8 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Opera website.