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Old 05-02-2003, 10:52 AM   #1
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Opera problem


Okay - so I downloaded Opera 6.12 for Linux in RH8.

Seemed okay. Then got advice that Opera causes problems so didnot use it again.

Now - Opera shows window when I log in - no option to stop it. Second problem - top menu bar has gone above screen and can't see "X" to stop application, or "file".

It is using resources and I want to stop it. Any help really appreciated.
Thanks
Rose
 
Old 05-02-2003, 04:02 PM   #2
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Hi

a simple ctrl Q will quit opera. (if the opera window
is active that is, so move your mouse pointer or click
it)

or fire up a console like xterm, type;
ps aux
see what PID number opera uses,type;
kill -9 PIDNO
and see opera flushing down the drain

good luck
 
Old 05-02-2003, 04:54 PM   #3
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Opera 6 was a little buggy. Opera 7.1 for Linux has just been released. It's nice...
 
Old 05-02-2003, 08:05 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by Pcghost
Opera 6 was a little buggy. Opera 7.1 for Linux has just been released. It's nice...
... but slow. The beta is still a little buggy and the out-of-nowhere-segmentation faults of 6.xx are a lot less. But the king of speed is still Opera 6.12 for me.
 
Old 05-02-2003, 09:45 PM   #5
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in speed opera definitly rules try this
add this to your .Xdefaults file
opera.geometry:200x200

never used it but it should work(anyway it work for emcas)
 
Old 05-03-2003, 05:50 AM   #6
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by nakkaya
[B]in speed opera definitly rules try this
add this to your .Xdefaults file
opera.geometry:200x200


What will this do? Thanks.

Also thanks to above respondents ...

Ctrl Q did not work BTW and haven't tried the other suggestion yet. I still like Opera so am going to keep trying it. If I download the newer version do I need to uninstall 6.12, or can it just sit there?

Thanks
Rose
 
Old 05-03-2003, 06:39 AM   #7
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Killing it by PID from the command line/xterm will work.

Geometry sets where the window will open up so that you can keep it from getting in the way of stuff.

Not sure about installing over the top vs. uninstalling - often varies from app to app and the Opera docs should say.
 
Old 05-03-2003, 07:52 AM   #8
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so far I had no trouble installing 7.1 b1 over 6.12 or vice versa.

Even the settings were kept (where possible)
 
Old 05-03-2003, 09:41 AM   #9
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so far I had no trouble installing 7.1 b1 over 6.12 or vice versa.

Even the settings were kept (where possible)
Wow - okay ...

I just installed Opera 7.1. So far so good. I even got the ctrl Q to work to quit opera 6.12.

It has transferred my bookmarks too!

Only problem - got this message:
opera: [java} Disabling java due to potential problems. If you know what you are doing, you can set the environment variables OPERA-FORCE-JAVA-ENABLED to "1" to othis. Start opera with '-debugjava' argument for more information.

I know I read somewhere about this but cannot think where and what - any ideas?

Thanks
Rose
 
Old 05-03-2003, 03:54 PM   #10
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you wrote top menu bar has gone above screen and can't see "X" to stop application, or "file".
and i wrote

Quote:
Originally posted by nakkaya
in speed opera definitly rules try this
add this to your .Xdefaults file
opera.geometry:200x200

never used it but it should work(anyway it work for emcas)
to place opera in the screen where no component is out of yuor scope
 
  


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