Linked by addoula on Tue 5th Oct 2010 22:02 UTC
Opera Software Since the launch of Opera 10.5 in March 2010, I've been using it as my primary browser, whether at work or at home. Using Ubuntu at work, and a Windows netbook at home, I wanted a fast browser for my netbook and a coherent browsing experience on both operating systems. And this is where Opera 10.5 (and newer) fits perfectly.
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Sticking with 10.10
by WorknMan on Wed 6th Oct 2010 00:18 UTC
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In v9.64 on Windows, they broke automatic downloading of voice files for text-to-speech, so you had to install it manually. After v10.10, they broke it completely so text-to-speech doesn't work at all anymore, even though the UI for it is still there.

That is the only feature I cared about (I haven't found another text-to-speech engine that works as well), so I'm sticking with 10.10. As this version will eventually become outdated, I found a way to 'remote control' voice so I can use it with Firefox.

Numerous threads about the broken text-to-speach feature have been posted in the 'Accessibility' section of the Opera forums, and have been ignored by Opera (the company), as well as bug reports. Any attempts to post about this outside of the Accessibility forum to try and get SOME kind of response from them results in the thread being locked.

In short, f**k Opera and their broken browser.

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