Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (manual and Ansible install)

Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 18.04

Opera is a great web browser, I have left Firefox to Opera since 2 or 3 years due to Firefox memory issue. Opera supports Chrome extension, and have some great feature.

In this quick tutorial will show you how to install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.This tutorial was tested on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Budgie Beta.

You need to have root or sudo access on your machine.

I – Manual Install with Opera Official Repository


root@desktop:~# sudo add-apt-repository "deb https://deb.opera.com/opera-stable/ stable non-free"
root@desktop:~# wget -qO- https://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add -

root@desktop:~# sudo apt update
root@desktop:~# sudo apt install opera-stable

II – Install Opera with an Ansible role !!!

You can also install Opera with an Ansible with this part of playbook :

#####################
####### OPERA #######
#####################
- name: Add Opera Repository
   apt_repository:
     repo: "deb https://deb.opera.com/opera-stable/ stable non-free"
     filename: opera-stable.list
     state: present
   tags:
     - opera

- name: Add the Opera APT key
   apt_key:
     url: https://deb.opera.com/archive.key
     id: D615560BA5C7FF72
     state: present
   tags:
       - opera

- name: Install opera
   apt:
     name: opera-stable
     update_cache: yes
     state: latest
   tags:
     - opera

III – Result

Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 18.04Sometime, Opera shortcut doesn’t appear on the program list, you can fix this issue, with a reboot of your Desktop Machine.

Sources :

https://www.opera.com/fr/computer/linux

florian

Hi, I'm Florian and I'm 32 years old. I have discover IT at 17, and i had my first internet connection at 23. So i'm not going to say that i was very precocious in this domain... PS : I 'm French, so please, be lenient with my english ;)

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