Category: Opera

How to Disable Sys Tray Icon in Opera?

By | May 8, 2010 | 5 Comments

How to Disable Sys Tray Icon in Opera?

If “notrayicon” attribute no longer hides system tray icon in Windows or Linux platforms, try this one:

In the address bar, type:
opera:config
Search for “tray” or just scrool down until you see “Show Tray Icon” preference.
Uncheck the option.
Done.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for tip.

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April, 2010 – Internet Explorer Market Share Goes Below 60%

By | May 3, 2010 | 13 Comments

April, 2010 - Internet Explorer Market Share Goes Below 60%It’s time to find out, how ballot screen affected web browsers growth and/or decline. Lets begin.

After continuous Internet Explorer downtrend, Microsoft web browser has finally felt below 60% market share mark, from 60.65% to 59.95% (0.7 point decrease).

Firefox is slowly trying to reach 25% market share mark, this time its share increased by 0.07 point, from 24.52% to 24.59%. Continue Reading

Opera Buys FastMail

By | April 30, 2010 | 7 Comments

Opera Buys FastMailToday, Opera Software has announced the acquisition of Aussie email provider FastMail.FM for an undisclosed amount of money.

According to company press release statement, this move will help Opera to expand its current messaging product portfolio and deliver cross-platform messaging to a wide range of devices, including computers, mobile phones, TVs and gaming consoles.

“The newest generation of Web users will discover the Web through a mobile device. Having world-class messaging capability alongside a rich and compelling Web experience is essential. By combining forces, Opera and FastMail.fm can offer messaging on any device. This will enhance the value Opera provides to consumers, while assisting our operator partners in reducing customer churn,” said Rolf Assev, Chief Strategy Officer at Opera Software.

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Opera 10.52 for Windows and Mac Released

By | April 27, 2010 | 37 Comments

Opera 10.52 for Windows and Mac Released
Today Opera Software has released an update for Opera 10.5x series web browser for both, Windows and Mac operating systems.

Bug fixes since 10.51
Fixed a crash on closing tab with PDF plugin
Fixed issues with pages never stop loading
Fixed issues with caching
Fixed an issue with opening email attachments
… and more

According to 10.5x roadmap, Linux version should be released by the end of May.

Download.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, April 26th

By | April 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 26th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Ichann, mabdul, Nox and Oliver for links.

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What Will the Browser Look Like in 5 Years?

By | April 23, 2010 | 45 Comments

O’Reilly Radar has posted a short interview with Opera’s Chief Standards Officer, Charles McCathieNevile about web browsers future, cloud computing as well as devices like tablet PCs and mobile phones.

Read.

Thanks to mabdul for this.

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How to Remove Opera O Menu Icon?

By | April 21, 2010 | 5 Comments

Here is a quick and painless way to disable/hide Opera menu icon:

Right click on Opera interface: Customize > Appearance > Toolbars
While Appearance window is still open, click on Opera Menu icon (it should highlight it)
Set toolbar placement to “Off”

How to Remove Opera O Menu Icon?

Job done.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for this.

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Opera Mods and Additions

By | April 20, 2010 | 3 Comments

Opera Mods and AdditionsHere’s something useful. Extend Opera is a site, where you can download and share various modifications and additions for Opera web browser.

Tweaks are divided into the following categories:
Buttons, Bookmarklets & Macros
User CSS
Keyboard setup
Menu setup
Mouse setup
Other
User Javascript
Toolbar setup

As of today, it has about 100 contributions and list appears to be growing.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for this.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

By | April 19, 2010 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

Thanks to Blake Sening, mabdul, Nox and Rohan Gharia for links.

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March, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Goes Up; IE – Down

By | April 19, 2010 | 14 Comments

March, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Goes Up; IE – DownInternet Explorer slowly nears 60% market share mark. This time it went down from 61.58 to 60.65, 0.93 point decrease.

In March, Firefox managed to increase its market share by 0.29 point, moving up from 24.23% to 24.52%.

Google Chrome continues to grow steadily; 0.52 point increase this time, up from 5.61% to 6.13%. Continue Reading