Latest Opera 42 Gets Built-in Currency Converter

Opera for Linux latest version - The latest Opera for desktop release is version 42, which also celebrates the company's twentieth year making web browsers.

The company added a VPN and an adblocker feature this year, and now Opera adds quick currency converter and improved newsreader. It's helpful for those who always hated having to open a new browser tab just to do your currency conversion.

Yep, the Opera now gets a built-in currency converter to its desktop web browser.

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This new feature is pretty simple. You just need to select or highlight the price you want to convert in any web pages, Opera browser will automatically show you in local currency as shown in the screenshot above.

Changes in Opera 42?

  • Built-in currency converter
  • Even smarter and faster startup
  • Easier way to discover feeds

Installing Opera 42 in Ubuntu Linux

If you have a previous release installed / install an Opera .deb package, it will add the Opera APT repository automatically configured for updates by the default.

So all you need is launch the Ubuntu Software Updater to upgrade the Opera browser in Ubuntu and click the Install Now button.

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But if you nonetheless want to add the repository prior to installing Opera, please issue the following :

sudo add-apt-repository 'deb stable non-free'
wget -qO- | sudo apt-key add -

Please note, don't change the entry in the first line from "stable" even if you use testing or unstable versions of your distro, otherwise you may receive the warning "W: Conflicting distribution:" on issuing apt-get update.

Once the repository is added you can install Opera stable by running the the following Linux commands :

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install opera-stable

You can also grab the .deb package from the link below and install it using Gdebi, Ubuntu Software, or other Ubuntu's app installer.