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  • On Linux 18.04 I am using Opera webbrowser (v 68.0.3618.125). Everything is working fine, but every now and then, my browser crashes due to too many active autoupdate processes. When looking in my system monitor, I counted at least 10 to 15 instances, some dating back to 2 days ago. Can I disable or extend the period it is checking for autoupdates?

    Regards, Robert.

  • By 18.04 I presume you mean Ubuntu? Actually Opera can't update itself on Linux, but perhaps that's the update notifier ...

  • Hi @mr-xecute, you can run the Opera with "--disable-update" command line switch, also you can rename the "opera_autoupdate" file to not be launched at all - you can find the path to it in opera:about > Paths > Install.