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SKhan
July 2nd, 2010, 11:27 PM
hey guys. i have ubuntu 10.04 installed on Dell Optiplex gx270. I want to install new version of Opera browser on my system. The problem is that Opera website offers both the i386 and x86 versions. Since both are 32-bit, Which one should i download?

-humanaut-
July 2nd, 2010, 11:38 PM
I don't understand? When I went to the download page I wasn't even given an option. Are you downloading it from www.opera.com (http://www.opera.com) ? (I've downloaded it and use it 90% of the time the new version is awesome its the first browser I accutally use over chrome/chromium)

bodhi.zazen
July 2nd, 2010, 11:46 PM
hey guys. i have ubuntu 10.04 installed on Dell Optiplex gx270. I want to install new version of Opera browser on my system. The problem is that Opera website offers both the i386 and x86 versions. Since both are 32-bit, Which one should i download?

Probably either would work.

Would you be interested in adding the repository ?

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OperaBrowser

l-x-l
July 3rd, 2010, 12:33 AM
Probably either would work.

Would you be interested in adding the repository ?

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OperaBrowser

I didn't think that this repository was still active. Thanks for the heads up.

ubudog
July 3rd, 2010, 12:35 AM
Shouldn't matter, but there is less a chance of an issue with i386.

lisati
July 3rd, 2010, 12:39 AM
As I understand it, depending on context, "x86" can be used as a generic term for all processors in the "80x86" family, including the original 8086/8088. Since Linux was originally developed for the 80386, I wouldn't sweat it too much.

EinhanderSoul
July 3rd, 2010, 12:44 AM
Doesn't matter of which one, they're both for 32-bit comps, but yeah, just as ubudog said, there's a less chance of issues with i386.

Think of the i386 as an optimized version.

SKhan
July 3rd, 2010, 12:52 AM
I don't understand? When I went to the download page I wasn't even given an option. Are you downloading it from www.opera.com (http://www.opera.com) ? (I've downloaded it and use it 90% of the time the new version is awesome its the first browser I accutally use over chrome/chromium)
Yes from Opera.com, but using windows 7. Since my network settings have changed recently and i am unable to setup a network connection in ubuntu.
Exact location of the download page is http://www.opera.com/browser/download/?custom=yes
And yes it's my favorite browser, i have been using it for years.

SKhan
July 3rd, 2010, 12:56 AM
Probably either would work.

Would you be interested in adding the repository ?

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OperaBrowser
Older version is already installed and added in the repository. But because of some network connection issues, i can't connect to internet using ubuntu.
that's why i am trying to download linux version using windows 7.

SKhan
July 3rd, 2010, 12:58 AM
thanks guys. i am going to download i386 version.

ubudog
July 3rd, 2010, 01:11 AM
Good luck.

no2498
July 5th, 2010, 09:52 PM
i updated my opera now every page i load does NOT load all the way
i need to high light 1/2 of the text
pictures have lines across them

SKhan
July 5th, 2010, 10:31 PM
i updated my opera now every page i load does NOT load all the way
i need to high light 1/2 of the text
pictures have lines across them

Opera's alpha & beta versions for linux had this issue along with many others bugs. Because Opera for linux was undergoing great change from previous versions.
You should uninstall your current copy of opera, no matter what version it is. Then delete all the left-over files. Then Install a clean and fresh copy of Opera 10.60 final.
remember never upgrade to final version of opera from beta versions.