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opera snapshot in ubuntu 11.10

How to install Opera in Ubuntu 11.10

Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) users got Firefox installed by default – which is pretty good for browsing. If you’re not happy then there install Google Chrome or Chromium, you will be browsing seamlessly without any problem. But in the case, if you want to try any other browser in Ubuntu 11.10, then probably you are looking for Opera. Opera has already been dominating the mobile browsing market, although it’s not so popular in desktop market (it’s probably the 4th most popular browser in desktop market) but it’s a pretty good browser; well, it also support modern good stuffs (HTML5, CSS3, etc) you don’t want to miss.

Opera have a lot of cool features including tabbed browsing, mouse gesture, page zooming and a well integrated download manager (super cool!). Opera is also known as the origin of a lot of cool features that every browsers adapted later. Opera is available for a lot of platforms  РGNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.

opera snapshot in ubuntu 11.10
Opera with Ubuntu 11.10

Opera for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

The latest version of opera – 11.60 released in the first week of the Dec 2011. For Debian based linux distributions, such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint – download the *.deb package and install it either with Ubuntu Software Center or gdebi Package Installer.

Install Opera in Ubuntu 11.10 (or Linux Mint 12 or other Debian based distro)


#1. Download the debian package from the official website. (it should automatically detect your OS and the required package, if not, then follow the snapshot before hitting the download button)

Download Opera Browser


#2. Then open the download file (something like this : opera_11.60_i386.deb) with Ubuntu Software Center (If you’re using Linux Mint then open it with gdebi package installer), click on install to continue and wait for the installation to complete.

#3. That’s All, no you can find it in Applications – >Internet. Happy Browsing :)

best browser for ubuntu 10.10

best browser for ubuntu 10.10

best browser for ubuntu 10.10

Ubuntu 10.10(Maverick Meerkat) has Mozilla Firefox installed on it as Default web browser.Firefox is the most popular browser on this planet but it has been loosing its share from the past few months(It may restore the market share after the release of Firefox 4.0) may be due to some reasons like major security bugs,instability,speed etc. Continue reading

How to Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu 10.04

installing chrome in ubuntu

Google chrome is one of the fastest browser available and its popularity is increasing very fastly.You can also install chromium browser in Ubuntu 10.04 that is available in software center;similar to Google chrome.Although a beta version of Google chrome is also released for Linux(Ubuntu/OpenSUSE and others).For Ubuntu 10.04 it is simple to install using Debian package installer.

Install Chrome in Ubuntu 10.04 :

step1 : Get the Google Chrome fr0m its official website.
Download Google Chrome

step2 : When you accept the TOS(Terms of Service) and downloading will start then open the package with Gdebi Package installer.

how to install google chrome in ubuntu 10.04

step3 : When the software will be downloaded then installation will begin if you click on install package.Next,Installation will complete within few seconds.

step4 : Open it fr0m Applications->Internet->Google Chrome.

step5 : End. Enjoy Surfing with Google Chrome.

How to Install Opera in Ubuntu 10.04

Opera is one of the fastest browser available and you want to install it on your Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid Lynx) even though it has already an excellent browser installed by default(That is Mozilla Firefox),then you can install opera in few clicks.Latest version of Opera is just released.So you can install opera 10.10 on Ubuntu 10.04(or any other Linux version procedure is just same)by following three steps : (very simple steps)

Three step installation of Opera 10.10 on Ubuntu 10.04 :

step1 : Open any browser and go to opera’s official website for downloading the latest version for ubuntu 10.04.
Download Opera 10.10

how to install opera on ubuntu 10.04

step2 : Select the operating system(Here it is Ubuntu although it may not be necessary if website will automatically detect) and in package format leave it as default package for easy installation.

step3 : Now click on Download Opera.Then downloading will start and an option will come for opening the package with GDebi Package Installer so click ok.Next downloading will be complete within few moments and installation will start.Finally click on install package to begin the installation and installation will be complete within few seconds.

install opera ubuntu

step4 : End of the Fun.I assume you have installed opera 10.10 on Your Ubuntu successfully!

Using browser as an arithmetic calculator

Some times while on browsing you need to calculate something and you open any application like calculator.Its okay but for simple arithmetic calculator why will you go out fr0m the browser if you can do the same calculation in single click just by opening new tab.This is very simple and based on the JavaScript language.
Lets do some calculation :

step1: In your browser,open a new tab.

step2: Now type(In URL Field i.e in address bar of the browser)
javascript:(airthmatic expression you want to evaluate);
(It will give you output in body of the browser)

You can also use another method for getting output in an alert window.
javascript:alert(your arithmetic expression);
write the following line in the address bar of your browser.(Don’t forget to end the line with semicolon)

step3: You will get the output like this in the browser’s body(top left corner).

step4: End of the Fun.