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How To Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Opera is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Opera Software and operates as a Chromium-based browser. Opera is well known for its notable features such as VPN support, ad blocker, and battery optimization support.

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 Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • 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 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 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

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
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget ca-certificates gnupg2 ubuntu-keyring

Step 2. Installing Opera Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.

  • Install Opera from Official Repository

By default, Opera is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the Opera repository to your Ubuntu system:

echo deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/opera.gpg] https://deb.opera.com/opera-stable/ stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list

Next, import the GPG key:

wget -O- https://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/opera.gpg

After the repository is enabled, now install the latest version of Opera using the below command:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install opera-stable

Confirm the installation and check the installed build version of the Opera browser:

opera --version
  • Install Opera from Official Source.

Now we download the latest installer of Opera from the official page:

wget https://download3.operacdn.com/pub/opera/desktop/87.0.4390.25/linux/opera-stable_87.0.4390.25_amd64.deb

Then, use dpkg (Debian’s package manager) command to install it:

sudo dpkg -i opera-stable_87.0.4390.25_amd64.deb

Step 3. Accessing Opera Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.

Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Opera Browser or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:


Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Opera. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Opera Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. 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 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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