No more Opera for CentOS 5.7 - (for me)

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  1. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

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    No more Opera for CentOS 5.7 (for me)

    Decided to update everything on my old hp laptop today, including updating Opera from
    11.52 to 11.60. I could not install the downloaded rpm.
    It turns out this is intentional as can be read in the above link.
    I followed the advice and installed 11.60 from the ftp site, the tar.bz2 version because the
    standard packer in 11.60 is XZ which is apparently not supported in CentOS 5.7

    In a nutshell it installed but crashed soon thereafter, so I am only using Firefox in CentOS 5.7
    now. The link has more details, disgruntled users etc.

    When CentOS updates again to 5.8 I will wipe it and install what mack_guy recommends .. XFCE flavour.
     
  2. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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    i should work i wonder whats the problem did you put that on SL forums SL 5.7 also same no :rolleyes:


    as far xfce is not very straight forward also running you flash get some ram but it still it nice better that all those lubuntu .......ect more mature or say close to gnome 2x
     
  3. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

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    I have posted now on the SL forum. Opera never crashed once before. I don't like crashes, (duh), so got rid of it on CentOS 5.7. Could be some libraries were
    not 100% compatible.
     
  4. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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    i do faces opera crashes on fedora long time but they are due to flash or selinux as far i remember it resolve after next update auto so i say just keep finger cross :D
     
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