How To Install Opera Browser on CentOS 8

Install Opera Browser on CentOS 8

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 that works well on most 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.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 8.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

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 the latest opera version for your Linux distribution goes to the Opera download page:

wget https://download3.operacdn.com/pub/opera/desktop/60.0.3255.27/linux/opera-stable_60.0.3255.27_amd64.rpm

Now run the following command to install the 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 the Applications -> Opera option or you can run the following command also to run it using terminal:


Install Opera Browser on CentOS 8

Congratulations! 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.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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