How to Install Opera 55 In Ubuntu, Linux

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Opera 55 Released with Dark Theme Support, New Layout Page, One Click Chrome Installation. Here’s whats new.

Opera, the fast and secure web browser is a great alternative to your go-to browsers – Firefox, Chrome or Chromium in Linux. This 20+ years old web browser comes with built-in ad blocker, battery saver and free VPN.

Here are some of the major feature of Opera.


  • Available for Windows, Linux, Mac, Mobile and USB Portables
  • Built in Ad Blocker
  • Battery saver
  • Unlimited Free VPN
  • On the fly currency conversion while you shop
  • Popout video for productivity and multi tasking
  • Chrome Extension Support
  • Sync
  • Dark Themes
  • VR Support
  • Instant Search

Opera recently released version 55 with lots of improvements and bug fixes.

How to Install

To install Opera in Ubuntu (18.04, 18.10), Linux Mint and other distributions via snap, open Software store and search for Opera, then click Install.

To install the Opera snap via terminal, run below command:

sudo snap install opera

Note: If you are running Ubuntu, lubuntu, Mint, xubuntu – make sure to enable snap before installing. You can read the snap guide here.


After installation, you can find Opera in application menu.


Pic credits: Opera, Snap store.


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