In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Opera Browser on Fedora 35. For those of you who didn’t know, Opera is one of the most popular and widely used web browsers globally, developed by Opera Software AS. Opera is nowadays a Chromium-based browser. It distinguishes itself from other browsers through its user interface and other features. Some of its advanced features are speed dial, pop-up blocking, private browsing, free VPN, and tabbed browsing.
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 the step-by-step installation of the Opera web browser on a Fedora 35.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 35.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
non-root sudo useror 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 Fedora 35
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Opera Browser on Fedora 35.
By default, Opera is not available on Fedora 35 base repository. Now run the following command below to add Opera browser repository to your Fedora system:
sudo nano /etc/yum.repos.d/opera.repo
Add the following file:
[opera] name=Opera packages type=rpm-md baseurl=https://rpm.opera.com/rpm gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://rpm.opera.com/rpmrepo.key enabled=1
Save and close a file, then import the GPG key:
sudo rpm --import https://rpm.opera.com/rpmrepo.key
After adding the Opera repository, now we install the Opera browser stable version using the
sudo dnf update sudo dnf install opera-stable
Verify Opera installation:
Step 3. Accessing Opera Browser on Fedora.
Once successfully installed, launch the Opera web browser by going to Activities -> search for Opera or running the opera command in the terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Opera. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Opera Browser on your Fedora 35 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Opera website.