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Postby Mandy » 2009-11-21 00:15

I need to know how to uninstall my Opera program? I am on windowsxp/ linux.......I am hoping to re-install it again,
could any one help me please? Thanks :)
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Re: how to

Postby bugsbunny » 2009-11-21 00:25

How did you install it? That will determine how it needs to be uninstalled. It may be as simple as:
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# aptitude purge opera
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Re: how to

Postby edbarx » 2009-11-21 07:47

If you want to reinstall the same piece of software, you can use this command as root. You become root by typing su, pressing Enter and typing the root password.
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apt-get install -reinstall opera
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Re: how to

Postby craigevil » 2009-11-24 00:20

Easiest way is to add one of the Opera repos to your sources.list
The Opera .deb Repository - http://deb.opera.com/
### Example apt source configuration (uncomment the version you want)

# Opera Browser - Production release
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ etch non-free
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ lenny non-free
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ squeeze non-free
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ sid non-free

# Opera Browser - Beta release
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-beta/ etch non-free
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-beta/ lenny non-free
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-beta/ squeeze non-free
#deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-beta/ sid non-free

To install the key on your host, do something like this:
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wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | apt-key add -
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