How To Install Opera Browser on Fedora 36

Install Opera Browser on Fedora 36

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Opera Browser on Fedora 36. 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. The browser is based on Chromium but distinguishes itself from other Chromium-based browsers through its user interface and other features such as battery-saving and built-in VPN.

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 Browser on a Fedora 36.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 36.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A 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 36

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
sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core

Step 2. Installing Opera Browser on Fedora 36.

By default, the Opera package comes in the default repository of Fedora 36. Now run the following command below to add the Opera browser repository to your Fedora system:

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://rpm.opera.com/rpm

Next, import Opera GPG Key using the following command:

sudo rpm --import https://rpm.opera.com/rpmrepo.key

After adding the Opera browser’s repository, install the Opera browser stable version using the dnf command:

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install opera-stable

Verify the installation using the following command:

opera --version

Step 3. Accessing Opera Browser on Fedora 36.

Once the Opera installation is complete, you can start the Opera browser by typing opera in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for Opera Browser.

Install Opera Browser on Fedora 36

Congratulations! You have successfully installed opera. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Opera Browser on your Fedora 36 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Opera website.

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