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New Opera beta 55

  • The first Opera beta 55.2994.14 ;-)

    Since the blogs.opera.com 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 68.0.3440.42.

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  • The change log, and the announcement.

    "The Opera 55 initial beta version arrives with a new layout for the Settings page, and an expanded and more detailed badge pop-up for web pages. Chrome extensions are now compatible with Opera beta.

    Reorganized Settings page, allows you to adjust your Opera browser easier, while the new badge pop-up includes everything you need to know about the current web page.

     
    New settings page

    The new settings page is divided into two categories: basic and advanced. We’ve also touched up the page to make it look more sleek. To open Settings, click the cogwheel icon in Opera’s start page sidebar.

    Basic settings will appear first, when opening the full settings page. Here, you will find settings for ad blocking, wallpapers, browser appearance, the sidebar, synchronization, search engines, making Opera the default browser, and startup options.

    Clicking the Advanced label at the bottom, will expand the page with additional settings. This includes privacy and security, passwords and forms, VPN, battery saver, My Flow, search pop-up, video pop out, personal news, Opera Turbo, Start page, user interface, languages, downloads, system, shortcuts, and reset settings.

    You can search for particular settings with the Search bar on top of the page.

     
    New badge pop-up
     

     
    Security badges provide important information about the current website. They tell you: if the page has a secured connection, what kind of certificate it has, and which content settings are used.

    Opera 55 beta expands this pop-up window to provide all information about the page at a single glance, as well as offering shortcuts for adjusting the page’s content settings.

    To see information about the current web page, click the badge just to the left of the web address in the address bar.

    At the top of the pop-up, you will see if the page has a secure or insecure connection. Certificates and cookies used for this page are detailed at the bottom of the pop-up.

    You can adjust content settings, such as: Flash, background sync, MIDI device control, and clipboard access.

    All content settings for the web page can also be managed. Click on the Site settings button, to open the content settings page, and customize how Opera will handle content on the page. For example, you can allow for ads to be shown but block location access for the particular page.

    If you wish to manage content settings at a later time, go to Settings (Preferences on Mac) > Advanced > Privacy and security > Content settings.

     
    Install Chrome extensions

    Chrome’s rich extensions web store is available now natively in today’s Opera beta release. Now, when you visit the Chrome extensions site, you’ll see a sliding toolbar on top of the page, allowing you to install Chrome extensions in the Opera.
     

     

  • New update - Opera beta 55.0.2994.20;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.

    The Chromium has been updated to version 68.0.3440.59.

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  • New update - Opera beta 55.0.2994.23;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
     
    "Today’s build contains fixes for the error message on About page after update check timeout, and not correctly redrawn extension icons after disabling/enabling them on macOS.
     
    Known issues:
    - DNA-71274 Opera icon is missing for .rpm package on clear installation.
    - DNA-70721 [Mac] Crash on sync popup.
    - DNA-70470 Crash on reading clipboard, using async clipboard API."
     
    The Chromium has been updated to version 68.0.3440.68.

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  • New update - Opera beta 55.0.2994.29;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.

    The Chromium has been updated to version 68.0.3440.75.

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  • New update - Opera beta 55.0.2994.34;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
     
    Important fixes:
    - [Linux] Middle click the ‘new tab’ button should paste from primary buffer.
    - [macOS 10.11] Crash on Keychain authorization.
    - [Win] Missing options on the new Settings page: “Disable tab bar’s top spacing, when browser window is maximized”, and “Enable search box in the address bar”.
    - Missing translations on the new Settings page."
     
    The Chromium has been updated to version 68.0.3440.84.

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