Why i want three different web browser on my computer? i only need one browser to surf the web. Welll, maybe you are a web developer so you need to test your web app on different browsers, you definitely need to add opera on your computer.
This tutorial only works for lubuntu 64 bit version, because opera choose not to support 32 bit linux anymore, so make sure you have 64 bit lubuntu.
Step by step how to install opera web browser on lubuntu
- Download the latest opera browser from opera official website (debian package .deb)
- Open command line/terminal/console and go to the directory where the debian package is located, assume that it's on "Downloads" folder inside your home folder, to go there type this command:
sudo dpkg -i opera-stable_33.0.1990.115_amd64.deb
kernelpanic@kernelpanic:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i opera-stable_33.0.1990.115_amd64.deb [sudo] password for kernelpanic: Selecting previously unselected package opera-stable. (Reading database ... 109076 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack opera-stable_33.0.1990.115_amd64.deb ... Unpacking opera-stable (33.0.1990.115) ... Setting up opera-stable (33.0.1990.115) ... update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/opera to provide /usr/bin/x-www-browser (x-www-browser) in auto mode update-alternatives: warning: skip creation of /usr/share/man/man1/x-www-browser.1.gz because associated file /usr/share/man/man1/opera.1.gz (of link group x-www-browser) doesn't exist update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/opera to provide /usr/bin/gnome-www-browser (gnome-www-browser) in auto mode update-alternatives: warning: skip creation of /usr/share/man/man1/gnome-www-browser.1.gz because associated file /usr/share/man/man1/opera.1.gz (of link group gnome-www-browser) doesn't exist Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu3) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.58ubuntu1) ...
That's it, that's how you install opera web browser on lubuntu operating system, pretty easy isn't it?
~ enjoy ~