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  • @l33t4opera said in Opera beta 68 - news:

    Opera with the switch "--user-data-dir="/path/to-fresh-profile", and see if this even fixes the signing in issue.

    I have both stable and beta opera. And now that the stable Opera has recovered I can confirm that sync with stable is up and running. I tried the --user-data-dir= option as well and could not log in.

    (Having created another 2 dozen duplicates outside the speed dial.

    I moved some bookmarks into folder and now I have then twice: Inside the folder and in the original location. Another case of delete and move not synchronising correctly. Is adding a universal id to every entry to reliably detect move and delete that difficult?)

    I'm still reluctant to reset because I fear I might loose sync entirely not being able to use my current opera account to create new sync data.

  • @l33t4opera - Hi my friend. Sorry for delay in responding.
    I am happy to inform this post is via beta 68...5.
    I followed your instructions, and when downloading Opera opened a brand new version (eg: no bookmarks or my beta user default settings).

    However, I backed up my 67....28 profile and copied it into the new beta version (68....5) then removed the new beta profile and restarted.

    Beta 68....5 then opened as normal together with all my bookmarks and settings.
    Only when satisfied that all was well after 24hrs, did I remove previous beta versions - 67....28 and the problem 68....3.

    I confirm all is running well and thank you for your kind assistance with my problem.
    A thousand thumbs up my friend from this very long standing and loyal user 🙂

  • Hi @krischik, when you try to reset your data on the sync website, it could help with signing in issue, since some users have mentioned this helps for them.
    As I wrote above, resetting the data should not affect (touch) your settings and data, stored on your devices.
    So you can try to backup the above mentioned files, reset the data, then check if sync/signing in works again. If so, then sign out from the account, close the browser, and overwrite the files with the backups - that way, you will restor your proper items, even if they were duplicated with the sync.

  • Hi @operafanuk, You're welcome ;-)
    I'm glad to know, that you managed to solve it out by yourself.

  • New update for Mac and Windows - Opera beta 68.0.3618.18 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Some changes, fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-84296 Add search in tabs command to O-menu.
    - DNA-84819 Favicons sometimes don’t match tab titles.
    - DNA-85107 Disable the limit of 25 tabs in "Search in tabs".
    - DNA-84932 Search in tabs doesn’t show duplicate pages.
    - DNA-85122 Enable #search-in-open-tabs on all streams.
    - DNA-85124 Enable #no-secure-indicators-for-https on all streams.
    Chromium is updated to version 81.0.4044.34.
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  • New update - Opera beta 68.0.3618.24 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    It includes mostly several crash fixes.
    Chromium is updated to version 81.0.4044.62.
    ☕   🖖   🍺

  • Is it possible to get back the recent history and opened tabs in other instances of Opera as it was before? Right now I have a search in open tabs (useless as for me) instead of recent history (closed + links on other devices).

  • Hi @diveslip, yes, for now you can disable the opera:flags#search-in-open-tabs, and press "Relaunch" to bring back the Tab menu.

  • @l33t4opera Thanks! The Tab menu is back.

  • @diveslip You're welcome ;-)

  • @l33t4opera Might be there is also a magic flag to make Opera play drm video and audio... It's broken on my Kubuntu 19.10 but works well on Kubuntu 18.04 at work. But I already mentioned it in the dedicated topic but no recommendation worked for my unfortunately.

  • @diveslip Not a "magic flag", but you can try to install the Opera from the DEB package (instead of the snap version), then download and install (or unpack) proper "" lib, and then download and unpack the appropriate Widevine version (you can use one from the Chrome package) by following the instructions for example from here.

  • @l33t4opera I did it already but still have issues. But thanks anyway. I hope one day Opera devs follow Vivaldi approach and do all magic behind the hood so I don't need to bother.

  • @diveslip If you use proper versions of the libs (as it's mentioned in the link): the "FFMPEG" and Widevine on the paths recognized by Opera, and of course the Opera from the DEB, then it should work. It works here in all Opera's streams for me.

  • New update - Opera beta 68.0.3618.31 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Some changes, fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-85284 Chrome “Open link in same tab, pop-up as tab [Free]” extension is no longer working in Opera.
    - DNA-82540 Crash at remote_cocoa::NativeWidgetNSWindowBridge:: SetVisibilityState(remote_cocoa::mojom::WindowVisibilityState).
    - DNA-74423 [Mac] Search/Copy popup stuck on top left of screen.
    - DNA-85415 [Mac] Inspect Popup not working.
    Chromium is updated to version 81.0.4044.83.
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  • New update - Opera beta 68.0.3618.36 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Some changes, fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-85145 Add ‘Close duplicate tabs’ item to tab context menu.
    - DNA-85537 Let interact with sidebar messengers.
    - DNA-85477 [Mac] Not possible to drag window with tab strip full.
    Removed Opera's flag #highlight-duplicate-tabs-on-hover.
    ☕   🖖   🍺

  • New update - Opera beta 68.0.3618.41 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Some changes, fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-85306 Opera does not fully close after closing popup with shortcut.
    - DNA-85347 chrome.tabs.detectLanguage() doesn’t work.
    - DNA-85517 Add Instagram in the sidebar panel.
    New Opera's flag #instagram-panel - enabled by default (ready to use)
    Enables Instagram to be accessible from browser's sidebar.
    Chromium is updated to version 81.0.4044.92.
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  • @l33t4opera please bring back the instant search or please please please add a feature which allows me to make a quick search in web, history, tabs, everything! or you can just make the address bar bigger on focus?

  • Hi @SilentHugOfDoom, as I already mentioned it, it's not up to me to decide about that, you should ask someone from the Opera (it's most probably already noticed by them), but since it's already removed, it will rather not be back.
    However, you can add any suggestion or feature request in this section of the forums.

  • New update - Opera beta 68.0.3618.45 ;-)
    The change log, and the announcement.
    Some changes, fixes and improvements:
    - DNA-85354 O-menu is misplaced, when opened with Opera maximized.
    - DNA-85493 Add “Show Weather” toggle to “Start Page” section in Easy Setup.
    - DNA-85801 Disable notification on Instagram panel.
    Chromium is updated to version 81.0.4044.113.
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