Opera 5.0 Beta 7 is OutApr 12, 2001, 23:30 (21 Talkback[s])
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"Opera Software has unleashed Opera 5 for Linux, it is now free! If you are longing for a faster, more efficient and simply better Internet experience, without having to pay, Opera 5 is the answer."
"Opera, long known as the browser for more savvy internet users now enters the free Linux browser market with the its new sponsor-supported version."
"On installation, Opera defaults to the Sponsored mode. However, there is the option of switching to Paid/ Registered mode, in which case all ad-related code will be completely uninstalled. The cost to do so remains at $39."