Opera 8.53 released

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  1. dylanfan

    dylanfan Registered Member

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    See and get it Here

    Cheers
     
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    English doesn't get an upgrade boohoo :D

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  3. Trooper

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    Speaking of Opera, I have two questions as I am trying to figure out and use this browser as a backup to FF.

    1. How can I block ads and images with Opera? Is there an easy way to do this without messing around with all these ini files?

    2. How can I setup Opera to keep cookies I want to keep (like WSF so I can stay logged in) but then have all unwanted ones leave?

    Thanks. :)
     
  4. dylanfan

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    HI...

    As another user once wrote on this forum, Opera is probably the best kept secret on the web, as your question seems to confirm.

    The GUI to block image-content will be implemented in the next version of Opera. The Opera team releases new fresh technical previews every week, so anyone interested in beta testing can just download and go ahead. The current unreleased build is to be found and dwnld Here.

    On the cookie part of your question, it's as easy as abc:

    1.Tools-Preferences-Cookies
    2. Select the /Treat as specified in Server Manager/ option, and also the /refuse Third-Party Cookies/ as is illustrated below
     

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    Anyone know the projected release date for v9. o_O
     
  6. dylanfan

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    Then go to the Server Manager by clicking /Manage Cookies/ [It can also be accessed by Tools-Advanced-Cookies]
    Add the servers you decide to always accept cookies from, as illustrated below.
     

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    All these previously described moves are of course to be confirmed by clicking "ok" at the appropriate moments.

    This way, anytime you will tell Opera to accept cookies (F12), it will only accept the cookies you decided to allow.

    Hope this helps.

    Don't try TOO hard... Opera is much more easy to use than you seem to think. ;)

    BTW, did you already try the Ctrl-F11 trick when you're on a site that displays too-wide-pages ?

    Cheers
     
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    Alpha my friend . Hope you are well .?
    The 8.52 version IS the English version that is updated . Those other language versions are due to a bug in ONLY those particular version . So , to lose the bug , those versions need to upgrade to 8.53 . If you have 8.52 , you are already up to date !:cool:
     
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    I am doing very well, thank you. I knew that there was nothing wrong with the English version, I just felt like complaining :D .

    Hope as is well,

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  10. hollywoodpc

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    oops . Sorry . I thought you were being a bit sarcastic but , could not be sure .:D
     
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    I guess I need to work on my sarcasm :D

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  12. Trooper

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    Thanks dylanfan. I did what you said, but I think its to restrictive. It does not work here on Wilders, DSLreports... etc.

    Any ideas?
     
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    HI...
    Strange it doesn't work for you!? I did exactly as I've described before posting, and the above posts have been made with the settings set exactly as described, so obviously it does work. Why it wouldn't work for you I don't understand.

    Any cookie manager or something like that? Did you add all the necessary settings in the Server Manager for the various sites you visit? Maybe some of them require additional third-party cookies? Dunno.

    Another way to get the same results as the ones I've described above is to set the settings on "accept all cookies", surf the sites you trust accepting their cookies, and then get back to the /preferences-advanced/ and set it again on /treat as specified in Server Manager/. This way all accepted cookies will still be there, while other cookies will be left out.

    I'm posting right now following this second procedure.

    Then I disconnect Opera, clean it (except cookies), and then reconnect and wildersSec recognizes me and my cookies without any problem. Same on other sites I'm registered in and connected to right now.

    Cheers
     
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    I just tried what you stated and it works for some forums, but not others. I guess this just goes to show why I never liked Opera.

    Thanks for your help, but if I can't get this ironed out, Im sticking with Firefox.
     
  17. dylanfan

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    You're welcome :)
    That's ok. ;)

    I very regularly test Mozilla/Seamonkey, FFox, Netscape, IExplorer, KMeleon, and Opera. I have absolutely no doubt whatsoever that Opera is by very far best all-around, much more innovative/dynamic than the others, and still getting even better at each new version - which never ceases to amaze even an old Opera fan as me!

    Having said that, I'm glad FFox fits your needs and you like it as much as I do Opera. FFox is one of my favorites, so no problem for me.

    God bless
     
  18. Trooper

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    Thanks again dylanfan.

    The thing with Opera is that it is a bit twonky with certain things. I have problems with some sites with rendering images, and others with the formatting itself. I never have this issue with Firefox so to me Opera has some things to work on.

    They definitely need better adblocking. If they could put something together that competes with FF with adblock and the rip extension, now then they will have something. ;)
     
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    http://www.operaadfilter.com/

    Download this,best and regularly updated Opera Ad Filter,alternatively you can also use a host manager and updated hosts lists to block all ads,Opera is a fantastic browser,among the safest and fastest.
     
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    I've been using Proxomitron with Grypens updated filter set to block all adds. These can be
    downloaded over at Castlecops...http://castlecops.com/forums.html...:eek: :D
     
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    I used to use Prox, but I felt it slowed down my browsing to much. So I just use Firefox with Adblock Plus and the RIP extension.
     
  23. Trooper

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    Sorry for the double post. But if we have any Opera pros here I could use some help with setting cookies up for a certain site I visit.

    Thanks in advance. :)
     
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    Trooper, see my post up above; that link has all of the info that you need for handling Opera cookies. Unfortunately, in my opinion, cookies are the ONE thing that Opera did not do very well, but the instructions at the above link really do work, I've been following them for the past 8 months.

    Acadia
     
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    Alright lets Party!! We are all here! :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:
     
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