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torres-no-tan-magnifico 18. May 2011 01:16 PM

Opera 11.11
 
The full changelog is here: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/1111/

Enjoy! :)

deya 18. May 2011 03:03 PM

Got the update this morning, let it install over the top via the program and no problems. It's been my default for a while now, no complaints, I don't notice the old page rendering issues anymore. It's very fast on the machines here. Plenty of extensions now, Opera AdBlock works really well, so things keep improving. Opera is a seriously good browser now and gives any of the others a good run for the money.

Av_Crazy 19. May 2011 04:47 AM

Considering so many features i wonder why it has negligible browser share...

MidnightCowboy 19. May 2011 08:21 AM

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Originally Posted by deya (Post 52723)
Plenty of extensions now, Opera AdBlock works really well, so things keep improving. Opera is a seriously good browser now and gives any of the others a good run for the money.

On previous versions I found this very hit and miss and had particular difficulty with the type of scrolling rubbish that appears on the left-hand side of the Matousec page. Which extension are you actually using for this?

In answer to Av_Crazy, I would suggest choice and reliability of extension use is still partly connected, and from a psychological perspective the word "Opera" generates a very different feeling to say Firefox, Maxthon or Black Hawk, so possibly the name has something to do with it.

deya 19. May 2011 10:30 AM

Not quite sure what you mean on the Matousec page, MC. All I'm seeing is a blank margin down the left side of the pages on the site - and the site looks ok to me?

Anyway, the extension I use is Opera AdBlock. I use the Fanboy main list, set it in preferences.

I don't know why Opera has only a small market share either, maybe the name, maybe a geographical thing. I don't know. It works great for me, I only have three extensions intalled but they work fine.

MidnightCowboy 19. May 2011 02:29 PM

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Not quite sure what you mean on the Matousec page, MC. All I'm seeing is a blank margin down the left side of the pages on the site - and the site looks ok to me?

Thanks deya, I was referring to the ad in the left panel of the proactive security challenge page. The one currently there is not so bad even though it stays put as you scroll. Not very relevant for me anyway because I guess to reclaim a brain means you must have had one at some point :D A while back though there was a flashing thing which drove me nuts and I couldn't get rid of it with the Opera I had at the time. No problem with Firefox of course :)

I'll try to take a look at Opera again later.
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Av_Crazy 19. May 2011 03:06 PM

I have tried opera many times but keep coming back to firefox

MidnightCowboy 19. May 2011 05:25 PM

Thanks to torres for the prompt and deya for the info but 11.11 is now up and running here (on Mandriva).

It's only been a short time since I looked at the last one and I can't believe how much the extension list has grown. What I'll do with a Persian Jalali Calendar though I'm not too sure :confused::)

Opera AdBlock working fine - even for the brain thing on Matousec :D

deya 19. May 2011 05:36 PM

I don't see the ad so it must be getting blocked. Shame in a way, I wouldn't mind reclaiming the bit of brain I used to have. I'm sure that clicking an ad wouldn't bring it back though, it's just gone.

You can only go on how you see it on your own system. We use Opera on them here, XP, Vista and Win 7 and those who use it prefer it now. That didn't used to be the case, but they agreed to try Opera and they've stayed with it. Firefox is still always installed, and I do use it myself, just not as much.

Opera still seems to manage running everything I want it to run with a single process, opera.exe, and it runs light. No multi processes (Chrome) or Plugin Containers (FF). I don't have a problem with those but some do.

It's just that now, with all these various browsers updating so often, each time there's an Opera update I see a difference. It gets better, performs better. I can't honestly say that I see that in some of the others - maybe other people see it different.

Like Av Crazy with Firefox, I always used to go back to SeaMonkey but not now. I still have it and use it, but it just doesn't seem to be improving much to me, kind of getting left behind a bit. We all see progress in different ways.

deya 26. May 2011 04:20 PM

This is a useful extension if you're using Opera - Up For Everyone

If you come across a site that's not loading, the extension uses the 'DownForEveryone' service automatically and let's you know if the site is down or not. Works great.


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