Opera is an modern web browser with modern style with powerful features. Its Off-Road mode compresses pages for faster, all-conditions browsing. It helps you stay online when your connection slows down.
This article will help you to install Opera on your CentOS/RHEL and Fedora Systems. Before installing read System requirements for Opera. To know more about changes in Opera read Changelogs.
Step 1: Download Opera RPM Packages
To download latest opera version for your Linux distribution go to Opera download page. You can also use below links to download opera 12.16 for CentOS/RHEL and Fedora systems directly from command line.
For 32bit Systems:
# wget http://get.geo.opera.com/pub/opera/linux/1216/opera-12.16-1860.i386.rpm
For 64bit Systems:
# wget http://get.geo.opera.com/pub/opera/linux/1216/opera-12.16-1860.x86_64.rpm
Step 2: Install Opera Package
After downloading Opera rpm packages, lets install it using rpm command line utility.
# rpm -ivh opera-12.16-1860.i386.rpm [or] # rpm -ivh opera-12.16-1860.x86_64.rpm
Step 3: Start Opera
After successfully installed opera web browser, use following command to open browser from GUI interface or use GUI menu to start it.
Congratulation’s! you have successfully installed Opera web browser. Enjoy the surfing and be safe from cyber hackers.