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  1.    18 Feb 2017 #1

    Latest Opera browser


    I've recently installed the new Opera browser. and so far am liking it. I've usually used Chrome, and like that, too. I did a little testing on my own, using Task Mgr. I find that Opera uses substantially less resources than Chrome.

    I like many of the Opera features, such as Opera Turbo, which helps if you're on a slow Internet connection, which I experience occasionally. I can foresee Opera being my browser of choice, but will give it more time for experimentation.
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       18 Feb 2017 #2

    I use Yandex, which is somewhat based on Opera, it supports Opera and Chrome extensions and Opera Turbo as well. I wonder how many features are unique, it looks fairly similar, I should install Opera to compare, but I just do not have time. Maybe we can compare. I like, that Yandex can scroll up by clicking on the tab, it uses Sophos malware filter, Kaspersky download scanner, an inbuilt dnscrypt, a phishing protection and a protected mode (no extensions allowed on SSL webpages like paypal).
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  3.    18 Feb 2017 #3

    Mr Ed said: View Post
    I like many of the Opera features, such as Opera Turbo, which helps if you're on a slow Internet connection, which I experience occasionally. I can foresee Opera being my browser of choice, but will give it more time for experimentation.
    It has a convenient built in VPN as well which is handy if your ISP blocks access to certain sites. Certainly it is easier than using TOR and fixing a specific geographic exit node.
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  4.    18 Feb 2017 #4

    Hmm, I never heard of Yandex browser. interesting.
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  5.    18 Feb 2017 #5

    It's taken on a lot of aesthetics from Opera Neon!
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  6.    07 Mar 2017 #6

    I was thinking of trying the Yandex browser out of curiosity, then I learned it has Russian background. I know it's silly, but that kinda turned me off due to all the news about Russian hacking in this country.
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  7.    08 Mar 2017 #7

    Mr Ed said: View Post
    I was thinking of trying the Yandex browser out of curiosity, then I learned it has Russian background. I know it's silly, but that kinda turned me off due to all the news about Russian hacking in this country.
    Lol, You're using Opera which is owned by the Chinese and you're worried about Yandex because it's developed by Russians who are as likely to hack you as you are to fly to the moon and you should worry much more about your own 3 letter agencies hacking you and use the best security policies you can to protect yourself
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  8.    08 Mar 2017 #8

    lx07 said: View Post
    It has a convenient built in VPN as well which is handy if your ISP blocks access to certain sites. Certainly it is easier than using TOR and fixing a specific geographic exit node.
    Hi folks

    If you need to Bypass the stupid ISP blocks (particularly in UK / France / USA/ Australia etc.) logon with any Linux Distro and use the TOR browser - no need for VPN's etc or other complex stuff. Might also be available on Windows too --never tried that though on Windows --works fine on Linux. Tor browser is a simple (even on Linux) 1-click install. !!!!

    Note here IT IS 100% NOT ILLEGAL TO USE TOR !!!!! --- especially as it's sanctioned by the US Military in any case !!!!!!

    Good Torrent client is also Deluge


    However what you DO with Tor is another matter

    Some countries (particularly UK HATE this site which they try and block but is easily got round ) - when you get on to the site select Tor which creates Onion - totally beyond current ISP's to block !!!! and for you even more OK to use it without problems.

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    Cheers
    jimbo
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  9.    09 Mar 2017 #9

    Didn't know Opera was Chinese! Learning something new each day!
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       10 Mar 2017 #10

    Opera is now Chinese. In a way it is good for privacy in case of VPN/Turbo users. The Chinese will never share any data with others (governments / agencies / ISPs etc.).
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