Author Topic: [opera] Opera older versions (Presto)  (Read 2817 times)

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[opera] Opera older versions (Presto)
« on: 2017-Jul-09 00:09 »
Opera 11.x and 12.x still the best browsers ever made, even though it has been discontinued. But nothing can match its configurability, ergonomics, efficiciency, and rendering engine Presto.

Download older versions of Opera, up to 12.x. Highly recommended for any OS, especially older weaker computers and VMs. Even Android--although seems to crash often on newer Android versions--but damn it, no other mobile browser can render webpages as perfect looking as Opera Mobile Classic.

https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/

Quick links of Opera 12.x by OS:

Win 64-bit
https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/win/1217/en/Opera_1217_en_Setup_x64.exe

Win 32-bit
https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/win/1217/en/Opera_1217_en_Setup.exe

Debian/Ubuntu 64-bit
https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/linux/1216/opera_12.16.1860_amd64.deb

Debian/Ubuntu 32-bit
https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/linux/1216/opera_12.16.1860_i386.deb

Redhat/CentOS 64-bit
https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/linux/1216/opera-12.16-1860.x86_64.rpm

Redhat/CentOS 32-bit
https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/linux/1216/opera-12.16-1860.i386.rpm

Android
https://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera/android/mobile/1210/Opera_Mobile_12_1_Generic_Opera_Armv5v7.apk

Opera Mini
Still on apps stores (e.g. Google Play)
« Last Edit: 2021-Aug-07 18:06 by Den »
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Re: [opera] Opera older versions (Presto)
« Reply #1 on: 2018-Jul-06 17:38 »
2018: server domain URL moved from http://arc.opera.com to https://ftp.opera.com
« Last Edit: 2018-Jul-06 21:11 by Den »
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Re: [opera] Opera older versions (Presto)
« Reply #2 on: 2018-Sep-08 08:01 »
Opera Mobile:
If you experience constant crashes, try going into about:config and disable Automatic RAM cache and disk cache.
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Re: [opera] Opera older versions (Presto)
« Reply #3 on: 2021-Aug-07 18:04 »
Opera Mini is still on apps market (Google Play). Running Presto version 12.16. Fastest browser for mobile devices. even on slow bandwidth (e.g. 10kbps). So saves a lot of data bandwidth -- e.g. you have a low cap. Supposedly blocks ad -- but then serves their own ads  ::)

To date, the retired Presto engine still has the best layout engine for small screens. Paragraphs that fit to the narrow screen -- not expanded as wide as the desktop like Chromium / Gecko. The latter is stupid: the text will be small, so you zoom in, but then you have to scroll left and right to read the whole paragraph. WTF. Hence Presto does it much better, more sensible paragraph width.
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