On completion of this article, you will have know how to install Opera Browser on Pop!_OS. Opera is one of the browsers that is loved by many. It has got some advantages that some individuals value. So if you want to use this browser on the Linux distro Pop!_OS, this is just the article you need, so that you can install it on your system. You can also check out, the installation of Google Chrome on Pop!_OS among other browsers like Edge.
Install Opera Browser on Pop!_OS
The process below will give you a full how to install Opera browser on Pop!_OS guide while using
snap, check the steps below and you are good to go;
Step 1. Update your system
To do that, use;
sudo apt update
Step 2. Install Snap onto your system
Snap is the one that does all the work in your system, makes it so easy to install software on any Linux distro. To install snap on Pop!_OS, use the command below;
sudo apt install snapd
For those who already have it on their system, the output will look like this;
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install snapd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done snapd is already the newest version (2.48.3+20.10). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 28 not upgraded.
Step 3. Use Snap to Install Opera Browser on Pop!_OS
Since we have successfully installed
snap on our previous step, let’s install Opera browser on Pop!_OS using
snap. Use the following command;
snap install opera
This is the output;
[email protected]:~$ sudo snap install opera opera 76.0.4017.154 from Opera (opera-software✓) installed
Step 4. Launch Opera browser on Pop!_OS
To launch Opera, you can go the GUI and search for it there, or use the command line, type the following command;
Since Opera has been successfully installed, lets learn how to remove or rather uninstall it.
Uninstall Opera Browser on Pop!_OS system
Use the command below to get it out of the system;
sudo snap remove opera
The output looks like this;
[email protected]:~$ sudo snap remove opera opera removed
Installing Opera browser on Pop!_OS using snap is quite easy. You just have to follow the steps above and you will be done with its installation. Uninstalling it is also easy, so if you feel you are done with Opera’s usage just run the command that allows you to uninstall it.