Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jul 2007 18:32 UTC, submitted by Joe User
Opera Software Opera 9.22 has been released; mostly a bugfix and security release. "We released 9.22 today and it's a recommended security update. There are changelogs for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux/UNIX. Bit Torrent also received some nice improvements, so it should be quite a bit faster now."
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deathshadow
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2005-07-12

Given that there are 365 different linux distributions on distro watch ALONE, with at least THREE major packaging methods and quirks that have to be coded around for every major distro... Be thankful they at least BOTHER to give you a targeted .deb instead of telling you to just build from source. Frankly given the sheer volumn of distribution methods and targets needed for linux, I'm surprised they even put in that much effort on it.

What, you thought the near total lack of commercial grade software under linux was due to closed vs. open source? Try absurd number of target kernels, absurd number of target distros and absurd number of distribution methods.

At least you aren't using alien to try and get an RPM to work because that's the only method they package it. There's a reason I have high hopes for a common API to wrap them all and simplify distribution as proposed by the LSB back in January.

Edited 2007-07-20 00:44

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