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Overwhelming response to Opera 8

April 19, 2005

With official release today of Opera 8, Opera’s servers are working really hard.

Within the first 30 minutes of Opera releasing the new version, more than 10,000 copies were downloaded.

In fact, Opera modified their homepage with the following statement:

Thank you for the overwhelming response to download Opera 8!

Due to severe strain on our servers we have limited the content on this page to free up more bandwidth while we are working overtime to deal with all the requests.

Here is a screenshot of the modified opera.com page.

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  1. April 19, 2005 at 2:33 pm

    Operatista’s have been remixing this:

    http://www.literarymoose.info/opera/logg/item/opera-com-dod

    Orca made one too, but I can’t link to it but here are his modded opera 8 graphics:

    http://www.greywyvern.com/img/opera/#powerpuffin

  2. Anonymous
    April 19, 2005 at 5:09 pm

    to tell you the truth i was a bit suprise operas site went down. although i was happy when i found out

  3. April 20, 2005 at 3:44 am

    Why did you use JPEG? You should definately use PNG! :-S

  4. Anonymous
    April 20, 2005 at 4:41 am

    +1 PNG screenshots only!

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