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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I love opera
by dvhh on Wed 6th Oct 2010 07:23 UTC
dvhh
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2006-03-20

I think I would mostly bitch about the lack of extensibility, a decent ad-blocker is badly missing, and probably some bookmarklet customization (icon instead of text), even with the userscripts, which are not as straightforward as greasemonkey or chrome.

But overall opera is nice, but lack compatibility with badly written website. And dragonfly is not a good replacement for firebug.
Appart from that I love opera frugality ( where chrome and firefox are gobbing memory ), and apparent speed under the pressure of hundreds of tabs, and it's pretty easy to manage them (simple tab list in the sidebar).

Anyway the lack of extensibility didn't prevent safari to have it's popularity, and it's basic features beat most firefox extension.

by the way a good ad-blocker for opera would be adsweep
an ad-blocker written in javasript for userscript usage.

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RE: I love opera
by PresentIt on Wed 6th Oct 2010 19:07 in reply to "I love opera"
PresentIt Member since:
2010-02-10

But overall opera is nice, but lack compatibility with badly written website.

Mask as Firefox, and 99% of all broken sites will "magically" start working. The problem isn't Opera's compatibility, but that sites are using browser sniffing to block Opera.

And dragonfly is not a good replacement for firebug.

Have you tried it lately? It's making great strides. It apparently has more than 100K daily users as well, so it must be doing something right.

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