How to Install Opera Browser on CentOS 8


In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Opera Browser on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Opera is one of the oldest and stable web browser available today. Opera is built on WebKit Engine so you can also install Google Chrome extensions on this browser. It also comes with a built-in adblocker plugin and save battery mode. Opera runs on computer operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Android also Linux system.

Install Opera Browser on CentOS

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo dnf update

Step 2. Install Opera web browser.

Run the following commands to manually add the Opera RPM repository:

nano /etc/yum.repos.d/opera.repo
name=Opera packages

Now run following command to install Opera browser:

sudo dnf install opera-stable

For Developer edition, you can run:

sudo dnf install opera-developer

Step 3. Starting Opera.

Now that Opera is installed on your CentOS system you can start it either from the command line by typing opera or by clicking on the Opera icon (Applications -> Opera) or you can run the following command also to run it using terminal:


Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure Opera Browser on CentOS 8. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.