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Opera 10.53 Beta for Linux and FreeBSD released

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Today we released the first beta version of Evenes for Linux and FreeBSD. If you've been waiting Opera 10.5 to stabilize before trying it on your Linux or FreeBSD system, now is your chance.

Opera Talks grabbed Arjan van Leeuwen for a brief talk about Opera Linux development. Find out why the Linux version was delayed, what new features we can expect and get some insights into Opera Development!

Choose Opera: Hi there Arjan, could you please tell us a bit about yourself and what you do at Opera?

Arjan: Hi there! I work as a developer in Opera's desktop team, and have been doing that since 2006. I'm originally from the Netherlands, but after finishing my studies I moved to Oslo to join Opera. At the end of 2008 I moved to our office in Linköping, Sweden. I am currently leading the effort to bring Opera 10.5x to Linux and other Unix-like systems.

Choose Opera: You have been in Opera for a few years now, care to share some of your best experiences?

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Download beta here

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Faster, better and Linux-flavoured

The Opera 10.53 beta for Linux and FreeBSD is now available for download. In this beta release, Opera has designed a faster, more feature-rich browser that is tailored for the Linux-platform.

Better integration with KDE and Gnome desktops and full support for skinning gives Opera 10.53 for Linux a seamless integration on a wide variety of different Linux distributions.

New End User License agreement for Opera 10.53 beta for Linux: Opera 10.53 beta is now available for inclusion in software distribution repositories for wide distribution on Linux and FreeBSD operating systems.

Reasons to try out Opera:

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