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Opera 10.10 and Opera 9.64
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hydrurga

Joined: 19 Nov 2008
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PostPosted: Fri 28 Nov 2008, 04:42    Post_subject: Re: Unable to download 9.62  

Hi guys,

I downloaded and unzipped the Opera 9.62 zip and then, using ROX-filer, double clicked on opera-9.62.pet to install it. All seemed to go swimmingly, but subsequently typing "opera" at the command line gives the error:

Quote:

# opera

OPERA_DIR unset and not found at expected location (/usr/share/opera)


Anyone any idea what the problem is? I'm running Puppy 4.1.1 on a full hard disk install.

Many thanks,

Pete
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DaveS


Joined: 09 Oct 2008
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Location: UK

PostPosted: Thu 04 Dec 2008, 16:37    Post_subject:  

I cant get this web address to display in Opera properly http://livecam.courchevel.com/index.php?langue=2, it should be a 360deg scrolling webcam image, and is fine in Seamonkey on the same system. I have Opera 9.62. Does anyone have any ideas?????
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dicktater

Joined: 22 Jan 2008
Posts: 2

PostPosted: Sun 07 Dec 2008, 08:50    Post_subject: Re: Unable to download 9.62
Sub_title: saame issue
 

hydrurga wrote:
Hi guys,

I downloaded and unzipped the Opera 9.62 zip and then, using ROX-filer, double clicked on opera-9.62.pet to install it. All seemed to go swimmingly, but subsequently typing "opera" at the command line gives the error:

Quote:

# opera

OPERA_DIR unset and not found at expected location (/usr/share/opera)


Anyone any idea what the problem is? I'm running Puppy 4.1.1 on a full hard disk install.

Many thanks,

Pete


I'm having the same issue. Though, that I would be patient and wait for a response from someone before posting. Sadly for Opera lovers with issues installing, one has yet to be forthcoming.

It is rather amazing that it is so difficult to get Opera running on Puppy. It's such a great browser. I am not a Firefox fan, per se. But, I did install Firepup on a celeron 700 laptop:

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=1884407135&t=34876

And, it runs like a scalded dog.

It will have to do until I can get Opera running. Though Firepup marks the first time I have ever enjoyed using an otherwise sluggish FF, Opera is just too feature rich without the aggravation of installing a zillion silly extensions to make a full-time move to any Firefox derivative.

I do hope that someone will help with this issue.
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jrb


Joined: 11 Dec 2007
Posts: 1041
Location: Smithers, BC, Canada

PostPosted: Sun 07 Dec 2008, 19:03    Post_subject:  

Hi guys,
I'm typing this in Opera 9.62 downloaded from:
http://puppylinux.ca/tpp/bugs/opera-9.62.pet
Installed and running no problems.

Did you check to see if /usr/share/opera/ is there? What about /usr/bin/opera?

If not then try changing the name of opera-9.62.pet to opera-9.62.tgz. Click on it and extract files. Open the new opera-9.62 folder and then copy the etc and usr folders to /
(menu->filesystem->Rox then go up one level). Merge the folders and then try to start opera.

If that doesn't work then try downloading the pet again. Could be a bad file.
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Artie


Joined: 04 Oct 2005
Posts: 446
Location: Norway

PostPosted: Sat 20 Dec 2008, 04:50    Post_subject:  

Please update the Opera .pet to 9.63. Thanks.

Artie
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dalderton

Joined: 22 Apr 2007
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PostPosted: Mon 29 Dec 2008, 04:12    Post_subject:  

Should be in /usr/share/applications and /usr/bin
Regards Dennis
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Wolf Pup

Joined: 27 Apr 2006
Posts: 637

PostPosted: Thu 29 Jan 2009, 03:05    Post_subject:  

Opera updated to 9.63
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mdisaster2

Joined: 22 Dec 2006
Posts: 107
Location: Rome, Italy

PostPosted: Thu 29 Jan 2009, 08:20    Post_subject:  

Cool, downloading
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kurtdriver

Joined: 16 Jan 2009
Posts: 29

PostPosted: Sat 07 Mar 2009, 17:49    Post_subject:  

The link in Wolf pup's first post asks for a username and password. I must be clueless, but what would that be? Thanks, Kurt
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Libretto100ct

Joined: 20 Dec 2008
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Location: Ga, USA

PostPosted: Sat 07 Mar 2009, 18:01    Post_subject:  

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jaddison


Joined: 16 Jun 2007
Posts: 61
Location: Upper Peninsula of Michigan

PostPosted: Mon 09 Mar 2009, 11:34    Post_subject: flash not working?  

This is something I've encountered before--I just installed the 9.63 opera, along with the posted java and flash plugins, and can't get flash working.

Is there a trick to this? I must be a complete moron, b/c it seems like everyone else is having fun... Wink
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Wolf Pup

Joined: 27 Apr 2006
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PostPosted: Sat 30 May 2009, 16:48    Post_subject:  

Opera updated to 9.64
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Wolf Pup

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Oct 2009, 16:19    Post_subject:  

Opera updated to version 10 Final. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu 17 Dec 2009, 13:34    Post_subject:  

opera updated to 10.10
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Colonel Panic


Joined: 16 Sep 2006
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PostPosted: Sun 20 Dec 2009, 18:33    Post_subject:  

Thanks. I'll probably download it soon as I had a few problems with posting from Opera 10.0 (the text overflowed the sides of the boxes)..
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