Opera 9.50 Alpha, Build 9542 Released

By | September 21, 2007

Opera 9.5It’s Friday again and we’ve received yet another Opera 9.5 Alpha build from Opera team. So let’s check the changelog and see what they have added and/or fixed.


[BUG 284852] Wand doesn’t save new passwords; old passwords should work properly.
[BUG 278770] Gmail does not work on 64-bit.
[BUG 281679] Bookmarks are not sorted correctly.

Other Changes

Scrolling when GMail chat window open causes no more repaint corruption.
Messages will no longer erroneously be marked as drafts or unread when upgrading mail.
String.localeCompare now works correctly.
Getters and setters now work on DOM interface prototypes.
opera:config settings are correctly stored now.
Files are now correctly saved with file extensions.
Lots of SVG fixes.
Lots of stability fixes.


Several fixes to plugins.
The operapluginwrapper should not take 100% CPU anymore.
Scrolling with keyboard is now much smoother.

Mac Only

Removed proxy icon (icon in title bar)

Known Issues

Won’t run correctly on Windows 95 or 98.
Won’t work correctly on Mac OS X 10.3.
OS X version may cause persistent freezes on start-up.
POP server cleaning has been disabled: When disabling the “Leave messages on server” option, existing messages on the server are not removed.
[BUG 286384] Yahoo mail is broken.
[BUG 284849] Yahoo! Mail beta may crash Opera
[BUG 286186] There are no buttons in the customization dialog.
[BUG 286345] Search in widgets is broken.
[BUG 285741] Opera might freeze for a while when opening the feeds menu.
[BUG 271585] The last directory used is not remembered in the Save As and Open dialogs.
[BUG 264975] Graphical smilies do not work.
[BUG 280261] Removing messages from filters does not work.
[BUG 184894] Native OS X UI elements cannot be used in skins.
[BUG 213115] Queued mail is sent at the next check, instead of waiting for manual action.
[BUG 280536] Opera on OS X will sometimes freeze when exiting Preferences.
[BUG 274352] Upgrading with no mail/RSS accounts causes a mail upgrade that never finishes.

Time to download now (use it no your own risk).

Windows Classic

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