Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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I didn't find Opera in my repositories and downloaded it from the Opera website. I downloaded the ".deb" version but could not get it to install. Am I missing something? I was able to do this when I was using Mint 6 Gnome. :?

Any help greatly appreciated. Opera is my fave browser. Thanks.
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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Some good instructions are here: http://wiki.debian.org/Opera
In manually installing like you tried it mentions a missing dependency you will probably have to install.
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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To install Opera, I first installed gdebi, and then Opera. No dependency problems. :wink:
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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right click on menu & edit menu find opera & checkmark it say ok it should show up
if it installed
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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wwoof,
to install Opera go to:
System>Administration>Applications Manager>Internet>Web>....there U'll find Opera to install.
I installed it without any problem.
ciao
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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Missed wrote:To install Opera, I first installed gdebi, and then Opera. No dependency problems. :wink:
Now this worked like a champ! Up and running. Thanks :)
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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wltdwiz wrote:right click on menu & edit menu find opera & checkmark it say ok it should show up
if it installed
Poor Opera just wasn't there. :(
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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twa wrote:wwoof,
to install Opera go to:
System>Administration>Applications Manager>Internet>Web>....there U'll find Opera to install.
I installed it without any problem.
ciao
Opera nowhere in sight. Thanks anyway.
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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Always use the "kiss" principle!
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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@wwoof
Opera nowhere in sight. Thanks anyway.
Are you saying that Opera installed but you can't fine Opera in the menus? Will it start if you go to a terminal window and type "opera" without the quotes?
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Re: Can't Install OPERA in Mint Debian

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windy_miller wrote:@wwoof
Opera nowhere in sight. Thanks anyway.
Are you saying that Opera installed but you can't fine Opera in the menus? Will it start if you go to a terminal window and type "opera" without the quotes?
Oh no, in my first post I said I downloaded Opera from Opera and that it was never included in my repositories. I couldn't install it and then installed gdebi which allowed me to install Opera. Everything is normal now.
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