How To Install Opera Web Browser on Debian 9 Stretch

Install Opera Web Browser on Debian 9 Stretch

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Opera Web Browser on Debian 9 Stretch server. For those of you who didn’t know, Opera is one of the most popular cross-platform web browsers in the world. It is a fast, easy-to-use, and secure browser built for the modern web. Opera is based on the same engine as Chrome and offers a similar browsing experience and allows you to install Chrome extensions from Google’s official Web Store. It comes with built-in features such as a free VPN, AdBlocker, Battery Saver, and many more.

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 Opera Browser’s latest version on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 9 (Stretch).
  • 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 Web Browser on Debian 9

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

apt update
apt upgrade
apt install apt-transport-https libcurl3

Step 2. Installing Opera.

Install opera package using the following command:

dpkg -i opera-stable*.deb

Step 3. Accessing Opera Web Browser.

The Browser has been installed. You can launch the browser by searching for opera from the activities search bar. The application’s icon gets displayed on your machine as you type its name. Click the icon to open the application.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Opera Browser. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Opera Web Browser on Debian 9 Stretch server. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Opera website.

VPS Manage Service Offer
If you don’t have time to do all of this stuff, or if this is not your area of expertise, we offer a service to do “VPS Manage Service Offer”, starting from $10 (Paypal payment). Please contact us to get the best deal!


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.
Back to top button