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  • The first Opera developer 65.0.3425.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Some of Important fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-76525 Crash at PageInfo::RecordPageInfoAction(PageInfo::PageInfoAction).
    - DNA-80416 Crash at opera::assistant::ProcessMonitorImpl::ObserveProcess(std::__1::basic_string const&, opera::assistant::ProcessMonitor::Observer*).
    - DNA-80467 Crash when inspecting sidebar extension content..
    - DNA-79757 Line divider under address bar disappears after opening and closing Bookmarks Bar.
    - DNA-80109 [Mac][Retina] Snap tool snaps wrong region.
    - DNA-80155 Add pagination for Downloads page.
    - DNA-80265 Onboard new tools in the snap window.
    - DNA-80306 [Win10] fix BrowserJSPatches.testQuestodCoUk.
    - DNA-80327 Some extensions network requests are blocked by our AdBlocker.
    - DNA-80380 Enable new-lazy-session-implementation by default.
    - DNA-80383 Lazy load optional sections on Start Page.
    - DNA-80382 Create Web UI router module.
    - DNA-80385 Start Page search broken.
    - DNA-80470 Create new WebUI for history in the panel.
    The Chromium has been updated to version 78.0.3876.0.

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  • Hi @l33t4opera

    Good news, --private is now working with this version !

    But , from the private window sidebar, extensions & setting are not working


  • Hi @loup001, good to know that. To allow extensions to run in private mode, open the "Extensions" page, click "Details" button for an extension, scroll down to "Allow in incognito" and enable it.

    Regarding sidebar and the Settings what you mean by "not working", at all or something else?

  • Hi @l33t4opera

    I have 3 links activated in opera sidebar : bookmarks, extensions, settings

    Steps to reproduce problem

    Open opera in private
    click sidebar "link" extensions .... nothing append ( not working ) was opening in additional not private opera window prior to version 65
    click on settings ... nothing append ( not working ) was opening in a not private opera window prior to version 65

    n.b. error output from consol if settings is click : [5080:5080:0831/185252.895977:ERROR:CONSOLE(0)] "Unchecked runtime.lastError: Cannot open URL "chrome://settings/" in an incognito window.", source: chrome://startpage/ (0)
    No output/error for extensions in consol

  • Hi @loup001, now I see what you mean. It opens the Bookmarks in the same private window in my case. Extensions and Settings open here in normal window, which is intended behaviour.
    When you try to open opera:settings from the private window, it will crash the browser, so it seems to be a bug which needs to be fixed, and most probably that's the reason why it's opening in normal window for now.

    Have you installed the Opera developer from snap by any chance?

  • Thank's @l33t4opera for the info.

    Nope, no snap here. I am on arch linux and i use herecura repo for opera-dev.

  • @loup001 Not at all. Have you tried to run this version with --disable-gpu switch, does it changes anything?
    Another thing you can try, is to launch the Opera from the panel as application, not from a terminal window.
    Also, make sure that you're using the latest version (65.0.3425.0).

  • @l33t4opera

    Opera-dev version is 65.0.3425.0

    --disable-gpu does not change anything beside throwing a new error code like for settings

    [4983:4983:0901/182158.222684:ERROR:CONSOLE(0)] "Unchecked runtime.lastError: Cannot open URL "chrome://extensions/" in an incognito window.", source: chrome://startpage/ (0)

    Starting opera-dev from consol (terminal) or from panel as application with/without switches always give same result

    Thank's for your time ... and patience

  • Hi @loup001, I see, I will check it out on some of the other boxes. I can't reproduce it so far.

  • Hi @loup001 I have tried the Opera developer package from that repo, and still the shortcuts from the sidebar are opening fine in this version. It looks like it's something else, which is causing the issue on your side.

  • New update for Linux and Windows - Opera developer 65.0.3430.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Redesigned suggestions

    This past spring we released Opera Reborn 3, introducing a redesigned interface with features like light and dark themes, so that your browser can be adjusted to your mood, and help you focus on your browsing. Today we are continuing the R3 design with a new drop-down list for search suggestions in the address bar.

    The new drop-down list is displayed over the page with an overlay mask for visual clarity. A suggested list of visited websites from your History, Bookmarks or Speed Dial, includes different icons, bolded titles and parts of links, so you can easily recognize what you are looking for.

    Bookmarks in the sidebar panel

    We are also working on a brand-new look and layout for bookmarks in the sidebar panel, which we believe will be more accessible when browsing. You’ll be able to quickly and easily get back to saved websites, or if you’re not a bookmarks fan those you frequently visit.

    When you click on the heart icon in the sidebar, which opens the panel, you’ll see a layout, that reflects exactly what’s in the standard Bookmarks Manager view. In this sidebar panel view, you can easily edit or delete bookmarks, or folders.

    DNS over HTTPS (DoH)

    When someone types a website address, like, the browser has to translate it to a URL code on the Internet, such as This is done through DNS, one of the oldest surviving parts of the Internet. By today’s standards DNS is too trusting, so various ideas are being tested, to see what can be done to make it more robust.

    The two main ideas are DNS over HTTPS (DoH), and DNS over TLS (DoT). Both have pros and cons, so it’s still uncertain which the Internet will eventually use, but we’ve decided to give DoH a go.

    In this developer release, there is a flag in opera:flags (opera://flags/#opera-doh) that enables DNS over HTTPS (DoH) through Cloudflare’s servers. It is still experimental, but please turn it on, and let us know about your experience. Please note, that if requests can’t be handled by Cloudflare, we will still fallback to your local DNS server. This is so you can still use Opera on internal networks, or behind firewalls.

    The option is available when the #opera-doh flag is enabled.

    Please also note, that there is no macOS builds for this version.
    Some of fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-79137 Crash at opera::installer::OptionsScreen::OnLanguageChanged.
    - DNA-80400 Top 1px line on ‘New tab’ button is inactive.
    - DNA-80530 Turn-off button in Adblocker pop-up doesn’t work.
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  • Win 8 users,
    Please check if you have any differences while opening new tab with hardware acceleration off/on in Settings (don't forget to relaunch after changing the toggle).
    Here new tab opening is very slow (~2 seconds) and browser becomes unresponsive during this time. I don't see this problem after turning the hw acceleration off. Also in 63 it looks fine (with both hw acceleration on and off)

  • New update - Opera developer 65.0.3437.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Some of fixes, changes and improvements:
    - DNA-80123 Toolbar downloads progress bar is wrong almost all the time.
    - DNA-80253 History page displays incomplete history records.
    - DNA-80674 Crash at views::View::SchedulePaint.
    - DNA-80846 Crash opera::AviraService::SetProxyCredential.
    - Removed several flags - more info in the change log.
    The Chromium has been updated to version 78.0.3887.7.
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  • @l33t4opera

    Hi, thank's for your effort in trying to solve my "problem" with side bar. ( I replied to your last message the following day, but it's not there ????.)

    Concerning DoH, as far as i am concerned it is disabled.

    I have dnssec on my firewall, and do not trust the cloud.

    Btw, i just red that opendsd will disable that feature.
    link to article here

  • New update - Opera developer 65.0.3445.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    "This is our weekly developer update, with crash fixes and other improvements.

    Known issue: [Mac] Tab switching shortcuts do not work."
    Some of fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-80423 [Mac] 3-finger swipe (back/forward) does not work.
    - DNA-80583 [Mac] Certificate dialog hidden after switching to another tab.
    - DNA-79610 Crash after detaching tab with javascript dialog.
    - DNA-80304 Crash at ui::EventHandler::~EventHandler.
    - DNA-80965 Renderer crash when going to opera://inspect.
    - DNA-81025 Crash at content::WebContentsImpl::AddObserver(content::WebContentsObserver*).
    The Chromium has been updated to version 78.0.3895.5.
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  • Hi @loup001, what you mean by "it's not there", that the previous topic is locked, or something else?
    If so, we decided to continue to speak about your case here (me and Moderator).

    Yes, DoH is experimental feature, and it's disabled by default. Most probably the flag will stay in place, even if it will be enabled by default in the future, so you should be able to disable it as you wish.

  • In Opera dev 65.0.3443.0 the flag opera://flags/#PasswordImport has been removed. For now, we can use the switch --enable-features=PasswordImport

  • New update - Opera developer 65.0.3450.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    "We’ve fixed an issue with missing tab entries in the tab cycler list. The tab menu now updates after removing tabs. We’ve also fixed some cropped letters for 4k monitors."
    Some of fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-80717 Tab menu issues.
    - DNA-81075 Remove tab bar overlap on toolbar.
    - DNA-81084 Favicons are broken after session restore.
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  • New update - Opera developer 65.0.3454.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    "Here’s a new Opera developer update with some crash fixes, improvements and new translations."
    Some of changes, fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-79589 [Mac] Colors refactoring – use theme instead of hard coding colors.
    - DNA-81039 [Mac] Impossible to exit Opera with login popup open.
    - DNA-81091 [Mac] Can’t load internal pages and close Opera in first run, when Chrome is set as a default browser.
    - DNA-81158 [Mac] Crash, when focusing address field.
    - DNA-80684 Remove Speed Dial Filtering.
    - DNA-81162 Enable #advanced-content-blocking on developer stream.
    - DNA-81196 Crash at BrowserSidebarInteractionHandler::Navigate.
    The Chromium has been updated to version 78.0.3904.9.
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  • New update - Opera developer 65.0.3459.0 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    "Along with the updates and improvements, we’ve fixed the crash after pressing the heart icon in a private window, and removed the dark line between the address bar and bookmarks bar."
    Some of fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-81169 Fix zooming on start page.
    - DNA-81186 Fix FindInPage and Print.
    - DNA-81220 Bookmark traffic bypasses VPN, when initiated from private window.
    - DNA-81244 [Win] Dark line between address bar and bookmarks bar.
    - DNA-81271 Restore scroll position, when switching tabs.
    - DNA-79609 Crash at views::Widget::CloseWithReason(views::Widget::ClosedReason).
    - DNA-81123 Crash at base::internal::WeakReference::IsValid.
    - DNA-81219 Opera crashes after pressing heart button in private window.
    - DNA-81275 Crash at PrefNotifierImpl::RemovePrefObserver(std::__1::basic_string const&, PrefObserver*).

    The Chromium has been updated to version 78.0.3904.17.
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