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Opera 15 Is Here, But Not Yet For Linux Users

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Published on 03 July 2013 11:11 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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The Norwegians announced today Opera 15, the first release of their closed-source cross-platform web-browser that's now powered by Google's Chromium/Blink engine.

Beyond changing from their own in-house browser engine to now using what's used by Google's Chrome/Chromium, Opera 15 also has a much simpler user-interface, Speed Dial and other features have been incorporated into this revamped browser, a new Stash feature, and much more.

But for those wondering about a Linux version of Opera 15, the developers note, "We are planning to release a Chromium-based Opera for Linux, but it's not ready yet."

More details on the Opera 15 web-browser can be found via Opera.com.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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