"Good news for Linux users who love the Opera Web
browser: After being snubbed for a big chunk of the pre-10.50
release cycle, Opera has finally started putting out snapshots for
all platforms, including Linux. Now that we finally have our hands
on Opera 10.50 development snapshots for Linux, does it live up to
the hype? Is it really as fast as they claim? Don’t bet on
"Opera is enjoying a bit of a surge in popularity lately, with
the browser ballot in Europe bringing renewed attention to
“alternative” browsers. The company seems to be putting
quite a bit of polish on its desktop browsers to build on the
momentum, and Opera is even taking a shot at getting its mobile
browser on the iPhone platform.
"So Opera is getting more attention than ever these days, but
should Linux users be giving the underdog browser a shot? I took a
look at the 10.50 snapshots released last week to see how it stacks
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