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  • How do I get rid of magnet pop-up ("Open Magnet URI") when I click on a magnet torrent file??

  • Is there still a checkbox to not ask you again? If so, I think it only works on secure pages. If it's just an http page, the checkbox will be ignored.

  • @burnout426 said in Magent Pop-up:

    Is there still a checkbox to not ask you again? If so, I think it only works on secure pages. If it's just an http page, the checkbox will be ignored.

    That option is now gone in 73.0.3856.284; and in previous versions, it didn't matter if you checked that box or not, it still popped up subsequently.

  • With uTorrent installed on Windows 10 OS Version 2009 (Build 19042.685), when I goto https://webtorrent.io/free-torrents and click on the first magnet link in Opera 73.0.3856.284 64-bit, I get asked if I want to open the link in uTorrent. There's also a checkbox in the dialog that if I check, Opera no longer asks me and opens the link in uTorrent automatically, even after restarting Opera.

  • @burnout426 Using Windows 7, yes when I go to that https://webtorrent.io/free-torrents site, I also have that pop-up WITH the option (checkbox included). However, I have MANY other torrent web sites that have the pop-up without the checkbox - for instance http://kat.rip/movies/ . In this case, it will continue to pop-up each time you click a magnet link because there is no checkbox option.

    And in previous versions of O, even if you clicked the checkbox, it continued to pop up that warning. Each new version of Opera continues yet again with the pop-up. My original question was is there any way to simply eliminate that pop-up query box completely?? In previous version, a few back, the pop-up wasn't even present at all. It was added in the last couple versions. Is there an option in flags that will eliminate the query completely??

    Thanks

  • @bbildman said in Magent Pop-up:

    I have MANY other torrent web sites that have the pop-up without the checkbox - for instance http://kat.rip/movies/

    Like burnout426 said, only https (secure - protocol ends with s) sites allow this checkbox shown and used. You can navigate to https://kat.rip/movies/ - does that work better?

  • @donq Yes, I see that. My question is why Opera started doing this pop-up in the first place?

  • @bbildman Chromium, that Opera is based on, has done a pop-up for a long time. Opera was just following Chromium. Somewhat recently though, Chromium changed things so the pop-up is forced on non-secure pages. Opera is just doing what Chromium does as Opera is using Chromium.