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Opera 8.01 Technical Preview released

May 6, 2005

Opera has released Opera 8.01 preview 1 that fixes some issues with Opera 8.

A number of users have been experiencing frequent crashes when clicking links on certain pages, this new build attempts to fix this issue, among some other minor changes.

It’s worth noting, a preview release is not a stable release. Previews don’t go through the thorough tests, as do beta and final releases.

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  1. Anonymous
    May 7, 2005 at 12:25 am

    looking forward to the linux version!

  2. May 9, 2005 at 11:09 am

    looking forward to the linux version!
    I think the crashers were mainly found on Windows. I haven’t had much crashes with the Linux version in any case.

  3. innerfall
    May 9, 2005 at 11:50 pm

    I’ve used Opera since ver. 5 and have been steadily upgrading with each latest version. I’ve always installed the newer version on top of the old one and never had a single problem with missing bookmarks.

    But ver.8 seem to be a different beast.

    It refuses to read the bookmark (*.adr) from ver. 6 that I threw inside the install folder and the ver. 8 installation completely overwritten my themes & settings. I’ve yet to check for missing plugins.

  4. Anonymous
    May 10, 2005 at 11:26 am

    The Linux version is out now..

    /minisu

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