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;

opera

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

Conclusion

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.

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