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).
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 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:
wget https://get.geo.opera.com/ftp/pub/opera/desktop/60.0.3255.27/linux/opera-stable_60.0.3255.27_amd64.deb 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.