This Tuesday, Mozilla He launched Firefox 72. The fox browser is one of the most used in the Linux community and its news is more relevant, but there are also other browsers that interest many users. That is the case of the protagonist of this post, who also released a new version last Tuesday. To be more specific, we are talking about Opera 66, a major update full of changes that you can read from this link.
Like most web browsers, Opera is Chromium-based and the new version has arrived with improvements in the user interface to facilitate access to the sidebar. In addition, the new design also allows us to reopen accidentally closed tabs in a faster and more intuitive way. Below you have a list of the most outstanding news that Opera 66 has introduced.
Opera 66 highlights
- Based on Chromium 79.0.3945.79.
- New design that makes it easier to access the sidebar extensions.
- Also related to the design, a new system that allows us to quickly open the tabs closed by accident. Now, when clicking on the clock that takes us to the history, the browser will ask us if we would like to reopen our recently closed tabs. If we click "Yes", they will reopen.
- Various fixes and improvements that speed up the use and navigation. The browser has also been made more stable and reliable.
Opera 66 is now available for all supported systems since download web page. In most distributions, after installing the package for the first time it also adds the official repository, so the update will arrive like any other from the Software Update app or the Software Center of our Linux distribution if we already had the browser installed . Considering that the launch was last Tuesday, the new packages should already be available; otherwise, it will still take a little more patience.