Re: Opera Web Browser
On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, Paul J Thompson wrote:
> I recently was looking to see if the web browser Opera was available for
> Linux. Well, when looking at their site I discovered that they are currently
> doing a poll of sorts to see how many Linux users (along with some other OSs)
> would be interested in their browser. They have pledged that if they have
> 3000 Linux people interested by the end of November (when the poll closes)
> that they will start working on developement.
> I don't know how many of you have used Opera in Windows, but it is great.
> Opera is a <1 MB binary which had many of the fancy features of Netscape and
> IE4 without the overhead weight. It is quite nice. Plus, back in my older
> days of pre-linux, it was the only browser I could get to install in Win3.11
> with only an EGA monitor. That is how cool they are!
> Anyways, I wanted to encourage all my fellow Debian users to go to their page
> and respond. I know it isn't 100% kosher Debian Free Software Guideline
> software, but it would nicely replace those other two web browsers (what were
> they called) on the linux desktop.
Yes, it would be good to have an alternative browser available.
Thanks also for posting the url ;-) <http://www.winopera.com/>
Don't forget mnemonic though, it _is_ free software. <http://www.mnemonic.org>
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