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New Opera developer 56

  • The first Opera developer 56.0.3003.0 ;-)

    The change log, and the announcement.

    "We’re starting a brand new 56 cycle of Opera development. We are currently focusing on improving the performance of our browser, and fixing some bugs.

    Known issue: Opera crashes on synchronization pop-out."

    The Chromium has been updated to "lucky" version 69.0.3452.0.

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  • Hi,

    removed unwanted search engines come back on every update since feature intro.

    Everything else work fine on my system, so far.

  • @loup001 You mean the pre-installed ones? Well, it was never officially possible to remove them, people just used to use a workaround.
    Once the files are replaced with an update, the search engines return.

  • @leocg

    ![A picture ... 1000 words !](0_1530583098095_6174b6d0-cb6c-497e-810b-5bd3f4c3af63-image.png /home/loup/)

    Sorry for not being clear

    I need to inquire a little more, previous version kept search tools deleted
    ( that i noticed)

    With this update, it does not remain delete.

  • @leocg

    Ok checked and i was under a false impression. 😬

    I assumed that it was removed from my system.
    Did not seem logic that it would " remove " for one session 😖

    Thank's for your time !

  • @loup001 Ah, I totally forgot that new settings page has an option to remove search engines.
    Don't know but I think it's there by mistake.

  • Hi @loup001, it seems to be a "work in progress", and most likely it will be changed in one of the further updates - it might either disallow to remove the default engines, as it is in the old layout, or it will be fixed to keep the changes after the restart.

  • @loup001 You can remove them (except Google) by following the below steps:

    1. Open opera:about, copy the path to installation root, and make a note of the path to profile, close the browser,

    2. Open your file explorer, on Windows navigate to the installroot\operaversion\resources subfolder
      (installroot\resources on Linux, installroot/Contents/Versions/operaversion/Opera Framework.framework/Resources on Mac),
      make a copy of the default_partner_content.json (if you want to revert to it, when you change your mind), and overwrite the default_partner_content.json with ab_tests.json,

    3. Navigate to the profile folder, remove the default_partner_content.json, and relaunch the browser.

    All default search engines (except Google) should be removed. Please keep in mind, that after the change, you can set your custom engine as the default one, only for the current session. To be able to set it, you need first change the name of the Google engine.

  • @l33t4opera

    Thank's for the info, i will be waiting for announcement.

  • @thatism3

    Thank's for your info, very kind to share !

  • New update - Opera developer 56.0.3010.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    "This build contains a bunch of fixes, and improvements for all platforms.

    Nathan Oyama, r-dl: we’re happy to announce, that we’ve fixed the bug with double-page navigation with mouse backward/forward buttons.
    Known issues:
    - DNA-70892 – [Mac] Permission dialog stays after closing/switching tabs.
    - DNA-70430 – Crash, when logging into Sync using autofill."
    Important fixes for Linux:
    - DNA-70741 Preloading video libraries broken.
    - DNA-70754 Older ffmpeg libraries should be supported.
    - DNA-70842 Double mouse backward/forward navigation.
    The Chromium is updated to version 69.0.3464.2.

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  • @l33t4opera said in New Opera developer 56:

    Opera developer 56.0.3010.0

    Opening Whatsapp, clicking on "enable desktop notifications" and opening up Whatsapp again crashes Opera developer 56.0.3010.0

    Tested with clean profile.

    Going back to 56.0.3003.0 fixes this issue.

  • Hi, this new update work fine for me.

    Opera-dev 56.0.3010.0 ( chromium 69.0.3464.2 ) chromium ffmpeg package 69.0.3452.0.

    Important fixes for Linux:

    • DNA-70741 Preloading video libraries broken.
    • DNA-70754 Older ffmpeg libraries should be supported.

    Thank's. Stable guys will be happy when this roll downstream !

  • New update - Opera developer 56.0.3013.0 ;-)

    Since the site is "under maintenance", I'm posting info about a new version, this time without the change log, and announcement. Hopefully the site will be available soon again.

    The Chromium has been updated to version 69.0.3472.3.

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  • The change log, and the announcement.

    "In the above Developer update you can find a new About page.

    This build contains also fixes for Permission dialogs on macOS, and other stability fixes."