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I've used Opera for 10 years... no more. : (

  • Wow. ok. Good bye. I think Opera is doing great. Sorry to see you go. The new Opera for Android is is on the road to awesome. Coast in the Ipad is a work of art. yes, some nits to work out, but aesthetically it is a pleasure. And desktop Opera is fast, minimalist, very attractive. Yes, it will take some time to get some of the features back. So check back, wyzard, in a few months. If you're unhappy. OK, go with Firefox. You can please some of the people some of the time, but no one can please all of the people all of the time.

    I feel good about the future of Opera,the rabbit that will come out of its hat. As it has in the past. Regarding some of the negative posts, there's a French word, "rengaine," meaning -- ugh-- the same old song. We understand all the features you once had aren't there right now. Opera has changed engines from Presto to Blink. The upside, speed, greater rendition of sites, access to all of the Chrome extensions. Like wow. Because that is a super start for something superb. Frome super to superb. All it takes now is one letter. Now let's give the Opera developers time to make the best damn browser in the world. They are off to a very good start.

  • And Google will rob you of your soul. When the NSA sneezes, Google coughs up all its user records, indexed and sorted with a fatuous smile like good Little Red Book-toting Maoists.

  • Yes, use Opera, not Chrome! I agree, sir. Opera is the better choice.

  • I'm forced to use other browsers, something I've never had to do regardless of my browser of choice.

    There are many problems. For example, it seldom remembers passwords etc., so I go back to Chrome to do things I'd like to do on Opera. Even for this site it doesn't remember my password and I have enter it each time...what a complete waste of time. Is the website poorly written or the browser?

  • No, Opera is just saying for now use extension, like LastPass or something else.

    I would prefer, though, if Opera came back with the Wand. I loved that feature.

  • Even for this site it doesn't remember my password and I have enter it each time...what a complete waste of time. Is the website poorly written or the browser?
    It saves my password for this forum just fine so it's neither, it's you.

  • I'm running the program as is and I'm telling you it DOES not save my user name or password. In fact, it doesn't even ask me if I want to.

  • @zzpat - It works for me on this forum. It doesn't on other sites though, such as the Open University's website and my own forum. Opera 12.16 does work on those sites though.

  • @zzpat Are you using the latest stable version? Check your settings for the password manager and saved passwords.

    @zzpat autocomplete=off?

  • I just checked to make sure it's checked. It is.

    Also came across another bug (problem). I can't get Opera to save files where I want them (the desktop) even though it's set to save to the desktop. Instead it saves to two different folders and I have no idea why.

    I have two passwords saved (after using the program for a few weeks)...and it's not saving any auto complete data....just checked...nothing saved. There's nothing saved from Opera.

  • I've been using Opera for something like 15 years - it was brilliant. 12.6 is struggling with some websites, so somehthing needed doing. Maybe this new one will be good one day, but it is totally unusable for what I need it now! Have Opera panicked and brought this out before it was ready - it's like a beta release, and will ruin Opera's reputation if it isn't fixed QUICK.

    Features that are missing or screwed up include:

    1. not able to search for words on a page any more
    2. view source does not export it to a text editor (I can't use Opera as a development tool if it won't do that, it's no good having to view source in an Opera tab and then copy and paste - take about 5 times a long and then I have to save the damn thing before I can check it with CSE HTML Validator
    3. the ad blocker built into the old Opera was far better than having to use Adblock
    4. old Opera had a brilliant password manager - Last Pass is all very well, but a pain in the a..e to use
    5. customizable notes in old Opera - where's that gone?
    6. Speed Dial - can't get more than 6 columns - it shows up to 9 in the selector, but stops at 6 in real life!
    7. Help is now crap - it just seems to go for pages about bookmarks whatever I search for - what's that all about?

    Come on Opera, get your act together or I will (reluctantly) have to try and find a usable browser elsewhere if v12 becomes unusable.

  • yes, i like opera, because it is very imporation with me.

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  • Inform yourself:
    http://blogs.opera.com/desktop/2013/07/the-vision-behind-opera-15-and-beyond/

    According to Opera "we wanted to spend our time on browser innovation, rather than competing on building a rendering engine". Well, correct me if I'm wrong but wasn't Opera innovating tabs, tab stacking, mouse gestures, speed dial, etc. all the while with the Presto engine? Now that they are beholden to Chromium the options are limited to the parameters of that engine and that is exactly why every Chrome clone works and looks pretty much the same. Becoming a part of a monoculture is the exact opposite of innovative.

    I don't know what the future holds but if you keep looking ahead and hoping for something that may never come, you end up missing what's right in front of you.

  • i think Opera is saying that now that they have a strong browser engine (Blink), they can put energy into innovation that otherwise might be tied up working on a new browser engine, because Presto was no longer capable of meeting current needs. Presto was dated and limited.

  • I don't know what the future holds but if you keep looking ahead and hoping for something that may never come, you end up missing what's right in front of you.
    @alreadybanned Right, and I appreciate what's in front of me right now thanks. 🙂

    not able to search for words on a page any more
    @notgarbanzo Ctrl+F works for me, enable the "advanced keyboard shortcuts" in the Settings if you're referring to . , and /

    Speed Dial - can't get more than 6 columns - it shows up to 9 in the selector, but stops at 6 in real life!
    This setting you're referring to only defines the max limit. Hmm, try enabling the advanced settings at the bottom of the page and unchecking "Use big Speed Dial thumbnails" or editing the Speed Dial thumbnails dimensions manually, the more that fit more columns you'll get.

    I just checked to make sure it's checked. It is.
    Also came across another bug (problem). I can't get Opera to save files where I want them (the desktop) even though it's set to save to the desktop. Instead it saves to two different folders and I have no idea why.
    I have two passwords saved (after using the program for a few weeks)...and it's not saving any auto complete data....just checked...nothing saved. There's nothing saved from Opera.
    @zzpat I believe I said that in another topic(?): I can't reproduce these issues. I hope you have read and write access to the Opera profile folder?!
    Would you delete the "Login Data" files from there to see if resetting the file (losing the currently saved passwords) would solve the issue?

  • Opera 12 is the best, Opera 20 is unfinished browser with weak functionality now. This one is not needed. Opera dies.
    Unable to remove and change the search engine - it's amazing! Such an incident takes place only in one browser. Opera, you become a terrible travesty.

  • You have in Opera 20, 5 choices for a search engine from the address bar (and I believe there is a security reason why there are not more). You can create a speed dial Folder for search links, or a bookmark folder on the personal toolbar for search and have infinite search engines. There are also extensions that can add search engines. The functionality may not be what you want, but there is clearly some.

  • i try but hate the latest opera ( version 12 to now 20)

    because i love opera old versi 10-11
    i can customize show ; menu bar (versi 12 oke), icon and skin menu bar (version 12-20 was loss)
    but now i don't have choice again ... old opera now died (i am tears)

    opera getting started always and always upgrade now

    but 1 again i very hate opera version 12-20

    why depelover opera was update like that make me ill feel

    for me the update/upgrade opera not always better !!!!

    by by opera ...i love you but you ... tell me by email if the opera 10-11 live again

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