How To Install Opera Browser on Debian 11

Install Opera Browser on Debian 11

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Opera Browser on Debian 11. For those of you who didn’t know, Opera is one of the most popular cross-platform web browsers in the world. Opera offers many useful features such as free VPN, AdBlocker, integrated messengers, and private mode help you browse securely and smoothly. Share files instantly between your desktop and mobile browsers and experience web 3.0 with a free crypto wallet.

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 installation of Opera Web Browser on a Debian 11 (Bullseye).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 11 (Bullseye).
  • 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 Debian 11 Bullseye

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Opera Browser on Debian 11.

Now we go to the Opera browser official page and click on the download opera button:

Install Opera Browser on Debian 11 Bullseye


Next, change the directory to Downloads:

cd Downloads

After that, install .deb packages using the following command below:

dpkg -i opera-stable_78.0.4093.184_amd64.deb

During the installation, you will be asked if you want to receive Opera updates along with the system. That is, you are asked if you want to add the Opera repository to the system. Answer Y.

Step 3. Accessing the Opera Browser on Debian.

Once successfully installed, you can launch the newly installed Opera browser by typing the following command in Terminal:


Install Opera Browser on Debian 11 Bullseye

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Opera. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Opera Browser on Debian 11 Bullseye. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you 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, 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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