Opera Web Browser 6.1 for Linux Debuts
The Opera Web browser is now available on eight different operating systems.Opera Software ASA on Thursday released its Web browser product, Opera 6.1 for Linux, for Intel and PowerPC users, as well as a new port to the FreeBSD Unix operating system. The Opera Web browser is now available on eight different operating systems. The PowerPC version is the first released on this platform since the Opera 5 for Linux beta in May 2001. Norwegian-based Opera ASA officials said there have been more than 1.5 million downloads and installs of its Linux Web browser technology over the past 18 months.
This version contains several bug fixes as well as improved font support, especially for Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Other enhancements include Java support without using a plug-in, improved plug-in management and error handling, better bookmark handling and improved skin support.