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cheffo 22. Nov 2010 10:46 PM

Opera 11 Beta
Opera 11 Beta release day tomorrow here is a link

deya 23. Nov 2010 07:01 PM

Using this now, it's very good. Several new features and very quick. Still no WOT extension as yet.

Here's the download page. Opera 11 beta


Av_Crazy 29. Nov 2010 02:52 PM

Whats impressive deya ?

cheffo 29. Nov 2010 02:59 PM

IMHO The new Opera browser is outstanding. Yes I am a Opera fan and user for the past 3 years. It is great that we have so much choice when it comes to which browser we would prefer to use, yes we do all have a choice and personnel preference. My daughter loves using Chrome on her laptop, and no persuading or bribing LOL will get her to use Opera. Opera 11 was in Alpha for about 4-6 weeks, and has now been in Beta for about 1 week, not very long am sure most would agree. It already has over 150 extensions or add-ons if you prefer, included in thees is a just released Lastpass extension which is great, and from what I read the new WOT extension is not to far from being ready for Opera. Tab stacking,Plug-ins only on demand,Enhanced email in your browser, to mention just a few of the other new features in the release. This is a link including all the other new features and download.

Av_Crazy 29. Nov 2010 03:52 PM

What i dont understand is what makes opera impressive ? till now it had no add on support which was its main negative point
on my pc .. opera , chrome and ff all behave the same in speed ... i cant say this one is fast or that one is
so at the end its just preference of the user which makes it impressive IMO

MidnightCowboy 29. Nov 2010 04:24 PM

Love it, love it - but spell checking not working in Linux :mad:

Sope 29. Nov 2010 05:02 PM


Originally Posted by MidnightCowboy (Post 40988)
Love it, love it - but spell checking not working in Linux :mad:

Try disabling and then re-enabling spell checking MC. This worked for me under Linux.

I'm impressed with the way Opera seamlessly integrates many features into the browser as standard. Personally I find it the slickest browser to use, though I have been using it for a number of years.

deya 29. Nov 2010 06:21 PM

@ AV Crazy - By impressive I mean the overall look and feel of Opera 11 beta as compared to earlier versions, Opera 10 etc. I stopped using Opera [10] for a while because of a few page rendering issues I had, although that did improve in later versions. Like Sope has already mentioned, there's a lot built into Opera as standard, which is good for me because I'm not really into using lots of add-ons.

I've tried a few of the new Opera extensions and they work well but I rarely use them. I'm really just waiting for the WOT extension and that will do for me, pretty much everything else I can do from within the browser, content blocking etc. Mouse gestures, for me, are a must and the new Opera mouse gesture feature is great. For some reason Opera has the only speed dial I've ever really got on with or used much, don't know why that is, but it loads quick and is easy to configure - personal thing really.

I'm not a speed freak either, don't mind waiting a split second for a browser to load but even I can see the difference in this latest version, speed wise, and the page rendering is greatly improved for me.

I use multiple browsers on a daily basis, SeaMonkey and Lunascape being the main two, but I'm finding myself using Opera 11 more and more - and you're right, it is down to the personal preference of each user, no doubt about that. Some prefer the simplicity of add-ons, others don't mind configuring the browser via the peferences to suit their needs.

I just think Opera are getting right with this version, it just feels right, to me.

MidnightCowboy 29. Nov 2010 06:32 PM


Originally Posted by Sope (Post 40990)
Try disabling and then re-enabling spell checking MC. This worked for me under Linux.

Thanks for the advice but I had already tried what I could think of, including this.

Seems to be a bit ongoing:

mrpink 29. Nov 2010 07:23 PM

I haven't used the beta version, but for the last couple of days i'm using
the portable v.10.63 and all i can say is that it's love at first sight (well actually
second, tried it in the past and was not impressed:o:o). Easily can become
my main browser because of its speed and appearance mostly (and Vivek, there's no way FF is as fast as Chrome and Opera).
The lack of addons doesn't really bother me because all that i need is a
descent adblocker and WOT, and Opera has them both.
The main thing that Opera needs is an easiest way (with less clicks as possible)
to handle javascript. With javascript enabled i have to say that the scrolling isn't
smooth at all in most sites. I like to have JS disabled globally and enable it when
and where i want easily like in Chrome. But, on the other hand, if you disable it
globally in Opera, WOT doesn't work.
Another thing i noticed is when i tried to install the google translate widget, it
alerted me that the widgets are getting intalled in my system like all the
other applications. And although i canceled the installation, it created two
folders in the user profile (so much for the portability).

And any of you guys know how to make Flash to work with portable Opera?
I don't have Flash installed on my pc, but i have downloaded the Flash .dll.
The thing is that i don't know where to put it to make it work :confused:
Note that i have my portable applications in my secondary partition, has this anything to do with Flash not working?

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