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Opera 41 on LXLE 16.04.1 can't find preferences, menu bar or java options, where are they?

  • I 'discovered' Opera these last couple of days and I can't let go of it and already made it my default browser and installed all the extensions I needed, I'm loving it so much that I believe this will be a very long term relationship. Congratulations to the entire team for this amazing browser!

    But I'm having some normal adaptation troubles, specifically I can't find the preferences menu anywhere and believe me I've searched a lot for it. Basically I wanna find this which you mention in the help

    "Click "JavaScript options" to prevent JavaScript from performing certain actions you may find annoying, such as manipulating browser windows."

    You mention that the path to get there is "Settings > Preferences > Advanced > Content" but that is nowhere to be found... Also I cannot find where to enable the menu bar (other than the "Menu" button on the top left corner) nor javascript options. Can you please tell me how to get there?

    Using Opera 41.0.2353.46 on LXLE 16.04.1 Eclectica.

  • The information you were reading was for Opera 12 or earlier (actually 11.10), back when they still used the Presto engine. Since they changed to Blink, Preferences was renamed as Settings, while the menu bar and Java options are no longer available.

  • Thank you very much for your help.

    Oh that's a shame, that feature (talking about the Java options) would be very helpful to me.

    Is there an extension that can do that job, like for instance Firefox has RightToClick?

    Thank you very much once again.

  • Ah, you meant javascript options, not Java - different things.

    Opera does have a number of extensions, but I don't even try to keep track of them. Especially as some Chrome extensions will work in Opera, if you install Opera's Chrome web store extension.

  • I managed to get an extension that allows me to do what I needed, I got this chrome extension:

    So the issue is solved.

    Thank you very much for your help!