How To Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Opera is a freeware web browser and chromium-based browser. Opera can differentiate itself because of the user interface and other features. It is using the blink layout engine and it can be used in the software are Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and IOS operating systems. The three versions of mobiles called Opera Mini, Opera Touch, Opera Mobile.

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 browser on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa.

Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Snap.

Snaps can be used on all major Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, and Fedora. Run the following command to install it:

sudo apt install snap

Step 2. Installing Opera Browser on Ubuntu 20.04.

Use snap command to install Opera Browser on your Ubuntu 20.04:

sudo snap install opera           ### opera stable release
OR
sudo snap install opera-beta      ### opera beta release
OR
sudo snap install opera-developer ### opera developer mode

Step 3. Accessing the Opera Web Browser.

Once the Opera installation is complete, you can start Opera by typing the below command in the terminal or Going to Activities on Ubuntu:

opera

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Opera. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Opera browser in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Opera website.

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