Debian 9: Install Opera for Web Browser

This article will describe installing Opera.

Table of Contents

1 Install opera

Install opera package.

$ URL=http://download3.operacdn.com/pub/opera/desktop/47.0.2631.39/linux
$ wget -q ${URL}/opera-stable_47.0.2631.39_amd64.deb
$ echo "opera-stable opera-stable/add-deb-source boolean true" | \
  sudo debconf-set-selections
$ sudo apt install -y apt-transport-https
$ sudo dpkg -i opera-stable_47.0.2631.39_amd64.deb || \
  (sudo apt -f install -y && sudo dpkg -i opera-stable_47.0.2631.39_amd64.deb)
$ rm -f opera-stable_47.0.2631.39_amd64.deb

If you need Flash, run the following command.

$ sudo mkdir /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin
$ URL=https://fpdownload.adobe.com/pub/flashplayer/pdc/26.0.0.151
$ wget -O - -q ${URL}/flash_player_ppapi_linux.x86_64.tar.gz | \
  sudo tar zxf - -C /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin

2 Run opera

Run opera.

$ opera

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