Sounds like the folder set as your default download directory doesn't exist. Go to Settings > Advanced > Browser and look for the Downloads section, make sure it is set to a path that exists and you are allowed to write (save) files to it.
It should only need to ask once per session. That is to say, I use both Opera and Vivaldi, between them I only get asked once (by whichever runs first) until I log out of my desktop. If I close Opera and do something else for a while then go back to Opera it doesn't ask me then either (unless I logged out of the desktop)..
Now, if it asks but you somehow lose the dialog (behind another window, or close it by accident or some such) then Opera won't know any passwords ... but it also won't lose them. If you close Opera then try again all the old passwords will still be there, as it couldn't save them because you weren't logged in to the password manager.
I presume there must be a way to reset the password manager, but I'm also sure you'd know if you had..
Let's talk about latest and greatest in Opera world: experimental builds, beta and developer versions
@smsmith It doens't look to be specifically limited, but maybe I have not installed enough extensions to reach the limit ;-)
@lucasnorthmi51959 Seems weird, but if you still have that version of the file, in which you have hidden buttons for some extensions, then you can try one of the following tools to edit JSON files, and see if you can find it:
1. On Windows you can use JSONedit,
2. If you don't want to download, or install any application, you can try one of the on-line editors: formatter editor, or editor online.
How can I disable Auto-Update?
In Opera's installation folder (Menu > Help > About Opera for the path), find the folder with the current build and rename the auto updater executable file inside it.
Type the following into a terminal:
defaults write com.operasoftware.Opera OPDisableAutoUpdate true
Posting about your problem
After have done the steps above and confirmed that the problem is most probably in Opera, it's time to post about it.
Start the topic with a title that briefly describe the problem so people will know about what this is about.
Don't try to explain all the problem in the title.
Use tags to make it easy for other users to find posts about similar issues. If posting about Opera Mail then add the 'Opera Mail' tag
In the post (body) you should include the following information:
Your OS (Linux, Mac, Windows)
Your version of Opera
If the problem is with a page, a link to it
A screen-shot of the problem if it's related to something not showing as should
A description of the problem, including as much as information as possible
Steps to (try to) reproduce the issue
Expected behavior and actual one
New update - Opera stable 58.0.3135.107 ;-)
The change log, and the announcement.
- DNA-76021 [Revert] Don’t launch Opera on manual update.
- DNA-76291 Crash at opera::BookmarksFavoriteCollection::GetRoot().
any updates on this?
other users also report here: https://forums.opera.com/topic/18940/how-to-turn-zooming-with-the-trackpad-off
and here: https://forums.opera.com/topic/13392/how-do-you-disable-scroll-wheel-zoom/2
Yes, the guide is out of date and is referring to the old, Presto-based Opera Suite that was abandoned at version 12.18 years ago. Current Opera is based on Chromium and everything is different. It's a whole new browser compared to the old one.
opera.com has both https://www.opera.com/help and https://help.opera.com/ for help documents. The latter though might contain old documents if you come from Google search results. But, if you goto https://help.opera.com/ or https://help.opera.com/en/latest/, you should get help documents for current Opera.
As for Themes, Opera currently doesn't support Themes except for two that are included in Opera (Light (default) and Dark). It just has support for Wallpapers. You can adjust them by clicking the Easy-Setup button at the top-right of the start page (opera://startpage is the URL). Or, you can click the Menu button at the top-left of Opera, goto Settings and look under the "Wallpapers" section. You can get to it directly by going to the URL opera://settings/wallpapers. There's also a "Dark Theme" option under the "Appearance" section in settings. Off means it uses the light theme. You can get to it directly via the URL opera://settings/appearance. You can also toggle between the Light and Dark Theme via the Easy Setup button on the start page.
In the settings for Wallpapers, you'll see that you can add your own from a local file or goto https://addons.opera.com/en/wallpapers/?order=recommended to get extra ones made by Opera and ones made by others.
Sadly, you can't do it without an extension. I hope we get a update soon to make custom search engine by default.
After, install this addon: (From the Chrome Webstore)
@dennism said in Opera VPN not working in UAE:
For the last 4 days the VPN service is not working, I just get an 'orange' VPN and it just says 'connecting' - but it never does? I have cleared the cache, checked my virus software, cleared that as well amd done a re-install of opera - still no VPN?
What is wrong? ...
I suggest directing your attention to an earlier post regarding VPN problems that I made in the https://forums.opera.com/topic/30470/vpn-not-working thread, copied below:
Opera currently operates its own VPN servers; it used to use SurfEasy's when the VPN capability was first included in the browser. That change resulted in Opera offering only regional connections instead of country connections. In using a VPN, multiple steps (and factors) are involved. When you employ Opera's VPN option, the browser obtains proper credentials and talks to the IP of a specified Opera proxy server, using an https connection (which inherently includes https encryption). When a user makes connection to a website URL, Opera's browser VPN mode sends packets to the IP of the VPN server using proxy-authorization request headers over the https connection. The VPN server performs a DNS lookup of the URL to obtain the website's IP and contacts that site. Site data is received by the VPN server, encrypted by https, and sent to the user, who then views the site as if he were able to visit it directly.
Things that might block the VPN from functioning would include:
Defective/corrupted https certificates for the VPN server as accessed by the browser, or unavailability on the user's system of the necessary encryption protocols specified by the cert and/or VPN server.
Blockage by the ISP or regional Internet backbone of the IP of Opera's VPN server.
Interference by the ISP or regional Internet backbone with proxy-authorization request headers in general.
Problems with the VPN server's DNS lookup of the user-sought URL.
VPN server problems in general.
Problems with a website responding to a particular VPN's IP (either intentional or accidental).
For regional VPN problems, special attention should be paid to items 2 and 3. Problems from those two causes are outside of Opera's ability to unilaterally remedy, and can only be resolved by the user directly consulting his ISP and/or regional Internet authorities (if that is deemed to be personally safe in that locale). An alternative might be to try to get through using another VPN service - not all of them may be blocked at any given time.