Opera 68 Released with Built-in Instagram Support

Opera 68 was released today as the new stable version of the popular web browser.The new release features built-in messenger Instagram support.

Opera 68 release highlights:

  • Built-in Instagram support in the left sidebar.
  • Search in open tabs (Ctrl + Space).
  • Improved duplicate tabs highlighter
  • Improved workspaces feature.
  • Display gray padlock or warning sign for secure (https) or insecure pages.

Opera 68 Released with Built-in Instagram Support

How to Install Opera 68 in Ubuntu:

The Opera team offers snap package (runs in sandbox), available to install in Ubuntu Software:

Opera 68 Released with Built-in Instagram Support

Also the native Ubuntu .deb package is available for downloading at the link below:

Download Opera for Linux

Grab the .deb package, and double-click to install it.

If you installed Opera via the .deb package, you may also add the official apt repository via following steps to receive future software updates.

1.Open terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) and run command to add the opera repository:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-stable/ stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list'

Opera 68 Released with Built-in Instagram Support

2. Get the key:

wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add -

Finally either install Opera via following command or upgrade the browser via Software Updater:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install opera-stable

Uninstall:

For the Opera snap package, simply remove it from Ubuntu Software.

For the Opera apt repository, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.

To remove traditional opera package, either use your system package manager or run command in terminal:

sudo apt remove --autoremove opera-stable
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