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Opera.com: Opera 4.0b1 available for download

Oct 06, 2000, 12:40 (5 Talkback[s])

"There have been many major improvements since the last version. Since the release of Tech Preview 4, we've cleaned up a huge number of bugs, made a lot of performance enhancements, we've debugged many issues related to communications, and done a great deal of work on the user interface."

"This version has been tested on RedHat Linux 6.2, Debian Potato 2.2, Slackware 7 and Linux Mandrake 7.1; we'll be releasing versions regularly now with the progress updated. There are now also ports to other platforms working nearly as well as the RedHat Linux 6.2 version is. We're compiling on pretty much everything and making use of tools that are different between platforms to make Opera work as well as possible."

"Qt 2.2.0 has been released and has been used to make this version of Opera for Linux. Qt 2.2.0 can be downloaded from a few different sites. Most sites that carry the KDE project make Qt 2.2 available as binaries or packages. Otherwise download the Qt 2.2.0 source files from www.trolltech.com and compile it for your system. Opera requires the -gif option to be used when configuring Qt to compile. Once it is compiled make sure to add the $QTDIR/lib directory to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable in order to run Opera properly."

Opera Software Linux Page

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