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FreeOS.com: Review: Opera 4 beta 4 for Linux

Jan 13, 2001, 12:03 (7 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Mayank for this link. ]

"It's simple enough to install the RPM -- there's nothing to do but "rpm -i opera*". Run it from the command line with 'opera'. The license agreement, which pops up right after the rpm installation, gives a 30 day evaluation period, after which the software must be bought and registered."

"Positives... Very good browser. ...noticed an ability to save a page, as well as page plus images on the page. ... The zoom can be adjusted anywhere between 30% and 1000%... Multiple child windows are available with quick-change buttons. Supports frames, which can be turned off. ...Javascript and PNG capable."

"Negatives... For some reason, the http://localhost/ address was unavailable, though lynx and Netscape could see it... The help system is not yet implemented. ... The registration fee is another put-off for Linux users used to freebies. ... There doesn't appear to be a way to change key bindings..."

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