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VPN preference for new Private Window

  • In a normal window I can right click a link to open in a new private window. However the option to turn on VPN is only available after the plain link is opened.

    The workaround is to open a new, empty private window, turn on VPN and copy & paste the URL.

    Opera seems to have only one setting for VPN which applies to all tabs, private or not.

  • I agree. When I first started using Opera I expected this behavior since it had VPN built-in, but it turned out that I had to enable it manually and then start using the Private mode...

  • A private window shouldn't remember anything, including settings.

    It can use some settings from the normal window.

  • @leocg said in VPN preference for new Private Window:

    A private window shouldn't remember anything, including settings.

    It can use some settings from the normal window.

    A private window has access to my history, etc. I would be quite happy if nothing was inherited.

    I would argue that the VPN setting is an attribute of the window rather than any of the sites accessed through it.

    My proposal was driven by the observation that I have never used a private window with VPN turned off. For me it is an inconvenience to have to follow extra steps every time.

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