Today marks the start of the return of syncing between Opera browsers. With the latest Opera developer release, you’ll be able to keep track of your bookmarks between computers. In addition, we have made improvements to popover dialogs on Mac.

Synced bookmarks

Syncing has been a long-requested feature from readers of this blog; and, today, we’re happy to announce the first instalment of syncing your Opera browsers. We have enabled the syncing of bookmarks. To start syncing your bookmarks, click on the account icon to the right of the address field, and sign in using your Opera account.

Mac improvements

Our various popover dialogs had started to look a little dated on recent versions of Mac OS, so we have been updating them in the run up to the Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) release. They are now positioned by the OS, which means a ton of positioning kinks have been worked out and you get to see those fancy Mac animations. In Yosemite, they look fantastically “vibrant”. 😉

Known issues

  • Mac crashes when the download dialog is accessed from multiple windows

Changelog and download links

Full changelog

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  • https://christoph142.wordpress.com/ Christoph142

    4 bugs (including 1 crasher) for print preview filed 😉

    • Marcin Mitek

      Thanks. I cc’ed QAs also.

    • rufu2

      Are these some of the bugs you reported?

      1) When the flag “#bundled-pdf-plugin” is set to “Disabled”, the print preview shows a button to “print using the system dialog”. But that button does not work, it just closes the preview.

      2) After that, if I press Ctrl+P again, the “find in page” bar appears, instead of a print preview.

      • https://christoph142.wordpress.com/ Christoph142

        Nope. That wasn’t amongst them.

        • rufu2

          If you can reproduce that behaviour, could you please file that as a bug? I’m not so familiar with the bugtracker.

          • https://christoph142.wordpress.com/ Christoph142

            I reported this as DNA-27912 for you. 😉
            You can report bugs easily over here btw: https://bugs.opera.com/wizarddesktop/

          • rufu2

            Thanks, also for the link.

          • https://christoph142.wordpress.com/ Christoph142

            I reported this as DNA-27912 for you. 😉
            You can report bugs easily over here btw: https://bugs.opera.com/wizarddesktop/

  • L33t4opera

    Hi Ruarí, thanks for the info and update, the change log is impressive 😉

    • http://eliotime.com/ eliotime3000

      Opera Link is back, bitches!

      • shane

        But everybody has moved onto cross browser alternatives like lastpass and xmarks that work much better, and are cross browser.

  • SuuperTommy

    Will settings/theme/passwords/history also get synced in the future? Thank you. 🙂

    • P0lip

      Do you really save passwords on the server you have no control of?!

      • SuuperTommy

        No, I wouldn’t. But it’s a standard syncing feature.

        • P0lip

          Yes, unfortunately it is

          • http://www.operaturkiye.net/ Mağruf Çolakoğlu

            It is easier for users but finally not logical, secure…

    • nmap

      I avoid built-in password sync, I m using lastpass (premium, its just $1/mo plus I have yubikey auth)

      • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

        Don’t see the need for Premium other than supporting the project, but yeah this is the best alternative today.

        • P0lip

          Not really. I’d rather run my own server with encrypted storage containing my password database. I used lastpass, but when they had the data leak in 2009, I stopped using it. I don’t trust anything which isn’t open-source and located in Switzerland. when it comes to passwords.

          • cgebhard

            Does it matter where you store it as long as it’s open source and got a strong encryption?

          • P0lip

            Well, in my opinion yes. I wouldn’t like to have my data stored in the USA, for example. I mean they could break the encryption or even wipe your data, so well. However, as you said, as long as it’s open source and has god a strong encryption is quite safe. Honestly, a lot of such services are stored in Switzerland 🙂

          • cgebhard

            Yes, maybe they can get through the encryption, that’s right. But then again I wonder whether the data in general is safer in Switzerland than anywhere else. The “digital borders” might not be as tight as the real ones… 🙂

          • P0lip

            Well, the government in the USA has a right to access every single server located in their country. “The Swiss data protection law guarantees the protection of the private
            sphere for data processing carried out by persons in Switzerland.”
            They do protect your privacy as much as possible. Also, a lot of businessmen keep their money in Swiss banks, as it’s one of the safiest places.

    • tdudziec

      we are going to synch history/settings/theme/extensions/ we are not sure about passwords.

      • SQL

        Just one little wish of mine: Syncing opera://flags? 🙂 That would be really great, at least for me.

        Whenever i need to install Opera to a new computer i have to manually enable all of the flags i usually have enabled / disabled :/ I usually need to have two computers open at the same time so i can see what i’ve chosen to be enabled or disabled before, no way i can remember all of the flags :/

        I understand if that is not a possibility, but that would be a really nice addition!

        • http://www.operaturkiye.net/ Mağruf Çolakoğlu

          Yea, it is the same for me 🙂 actually it is easy to backup but would be nice if is is supplied…

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Such option would be interesting.

        • senna_4ever

          ahaha i like this feature request

        • Marcin Mitek

          Flags vary between the streams/builds. This might be tricky.

          • L33t4opera

            Hi Marcin, maybe this will help you somehow, and/or inspire you in some way 😉

          • Marcin Mitek

            We have the devkit somewhere here 🙂

      • senna_4ever

        why not passwords?

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Maybe because of security ?

          Or maybe because this is a very sensitive data to risk a eventual acidental loss.

  • Em-a-il

    Finally bookmark-syncing.
    I hope that history-syncing will be the next big thing.

    This update works great on Windows 10!

  • JiuKz

    I have a silly probem. I don’t know why my opera “””always””” starts minimize.
    Any way to fix it or it’s like that by default?

    • SQL

      The same happens with me! I thought it had something to do with Windows so i haven’t commented about that. Been happening for a few weeks at least.

      • JiuKz

        Yes, I think that could be by pressing like Alt+ or Ctrl+ something and since then it’s minimize.

        Only with the Dev version 🙁

        • SQL

          I have it in the beta version, have had for a good while now..

          • ruduh

            I have it in the beta version too.

        • SQL

          I have it in the beta version, have had for a good while now..

  • Nekomajin43

    Now this update is AWESOME! Thanks for the manual import options. It took a while to listen to our voice, but finally it’s done, and not half-done. Thanks!
    The print preview also looks great.

    • P0lip

      I must admit this update is quite good :). Actually, it doesn’t take a lot to make such a feature done (bookmarks import), but it’s nice anyway, as currently most of the browsers have it built-in

    • rufu2

      Yes, the import is VERY nice. Thank you, Opera devs, very well done!

      • Petter Nilsen

        You’re welcome 🙂

  • Cjcr

    Sync doesn’t works for me (Win10 vs Win8.1); It shows “Sync has been disabled because an error” and that is all.

    By the way, any info regarding privacy of this sync feature?

    • Sidney Guioy

      i had this on the first start, and login didn’t work, try restart opera an log in again !

      • Cjcr

        I did. No luck. I tried to sync two different installations of Opera Dev, when both are connected, one of they says error sync.

    • Tomas

      I have the same problem. Linux mint 16, windows 8.1. Works for 5 second and then it shows an error: “Syncing has stopped because of an error. Please Sign in again.” Many times I tried again(sign in, restart opera, change OS – doesn’t work)

  • Sidney Guioy

    I had to restart opera to get the login working, when entering the Username + password, signIn button show an Empty dialogue.

    • ayespy

      I had to do more than re-start it. I had to go into flags and disable, restart, and re-enable sync.

  • Cjcr

    A two monitor problem with the O-menu:

    http://i.imgur.com/qwBcAnw.png

  • http://mustafahasturk.com Mustafa Hastürk

    extension sync is important for me

    • Emanuele

      so change browser

      • anonym

        actually opera is the only browser for me here, which is working fine with hi-dpi. (chrome isn’t recognizing hi-dpi at all and firefox….well lets not speak about this)

    • http://www.operaturkiye.net/ Mağruf Çolakoğlu

      They confirm to bring back.

      “we are going to synch history/settings/theme/extensions/ we are not sure about passwords.”

  • II_ARROWS

    Will I get what I saved in Opera 12?

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Probably not.

    • ayespy

      You can now import your Opera 12 directly into this.

  • Lacedaemon

    Reopening 7 last closed tabs from the tab menu crashes the browser.

    • Wando Schneider

      There’s no delay here. Maybe it’s the number of entries in SD. W8.1 64 bits. Have you tested the option to adjust animation to a slower hardware (just a guess).

      • Lacedaemon

        I have more SD items in O12.17 than in any ChrOpera and it doesn’t happen. We are talking about the slightest of delays here, test it yourself with O12.17 to see what I mean… Have you tried opening >10 new tabs right after another? Try pressing Ctrl+T 10 times in a row and see if there is not one white blank page there… and then test the same with O12.17.

        • Wando Schneider

          Yes, opening several tabs in a row in a certain speed does that. But on normal usage, i don’t find myself reproducing this scenario. Normally, there’s a pause between open one tab and another, if you know what I mean. In the earlier versions of O15x, the delay was even longer, that’s why I’m not complaining right now. I think they will improve the SD in the future releases.

          • Lacedaemon

            So on normal use you don’t see white for just a split of a second? This is exactly the pause you are referring to, this pause does not exist in O12.17 and that is the performance they should strive. But as I’ve explained, with their decision of doing the SD in HTML code this effect won’t disappear ever. All they can do is try to improve it as much as they can (and that was the point of my initial post, that it is slower than Stable), but it will still be there, which is a huge regression in browsing comfort from O12.17

          • Wando Schneider

            On normal use, sometimes yes, sometimes not.

        • FoolOfATook

          See, the thing here is, aside from the glitchy slowdowns I mentioned in my earlier post above, no, there are never any slowdowns. I just CTRL+T spammed 20+ new tabs. Only 1 or 2 very brief white flashes. Running Opera 26.0.1632.0 (haven’t updated yet)

          • Lacedaemon

            You ‘ve opened 20+ new tabs and it was behaving like in O12.17? Sorry but this very hard to believe or you are running it on an IBM supercomputer 🙂

          • FoolOfATook

            I wasn’t around for O12.17 actually. But yeah, it was running smoothly, and from what I can gather, that would be what old Presto Opera was like. Then again, I do run a pretty high end system. I’m thinking tha mgiht be it. Either that or the fact that I disabled raster threads or whatever that thing was that rendered on separate threads.

      • anonym

        well its 5-10 seconds for me on linux (all options regarding slower hardware enabled)

        • Wando Schneider

          What OS?

          • anonym

            opensuse 13.1 x64 latest kernel, mesa and drivers on a lenovo yoga2 pro

          • Wando Schneider

            I tested on Linux Mint 17 x64, using for a couple of hours, and I can’t reproduce this. It’s the same as windows: 1/3 of a second.

          • anonym

            maybe its because of the hi-dpi screen or maybe its because of some hw-accel-errors. i’m trying some command line switches to get an idea whats happening exactly

    • FoolOfATook

      I find that sometimes such glitchy slowdowns occur; sometimes momentairly, sometimes longer-lasting. The slowdowns happen depending on how long you’ve had it open, how much you’ve used it, and what tabs are open. Restarting Opera fixes it.

  • Ralf Brinkmann

    The page http://www.nation.sc/ is working without problems now and everything moves smooth. Problem solved. Thank you.

  • Ralf Brinkmann

    The page http://www.nation.sc/ is working without problems now and everything moves smooth. Problem solved. Thank you.

  • rabe85

    Will it only sync opera 26 on all computers or will it sync all opera versions on all computers?
    I don’t want to try it atm (to prevent problems with all my opera 12 installations).

    • Dave-H

      I’d like to know that too, I don’t want it messing up Opera Link!

    • Leonardo Gomes

      I guess it will only sync from 26.0.1646.0 as other versions don’t have the feature completely implemented.

    • ayespy

      It syncs from ver. 26 to ver. 26 as nearly as I can tell.

  • rabe85

    Will it only sync opera 26 on all computers or will it sync all opera versions on all computers?
    I don’t want to try it atm (to prevent problems with all my opera 12 installations).

  • http://mustafahasturk.com Mustafa Hastürk

    Also provide a feature that lauch Opera as –show-opera-menu flag on.

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      Or better yet, provide a good list of all the flags that can be used that way. I know about –enable-smooth-scrolling and there’re others for no flags and no impl side painting.

  • Emanuele

    If you release Sync, you should tell something more about it

    – where data is saved (Opera or Google)
    – what kind of protection is used (encryption level, etc)
    – how it works with different installation in every use case
    – if it is related to Opera Link data as the old experiment of last year

    PS
    add option to disable the button… specially if user doesn’t use the syncronization

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Have you tried disabling sync on opera:flags?

      • Emanuele

        ?

        I don’t want be rude, but please, on feedback comments, leave replies only to developers… If I want a workaround I ask on forum

        thanks 😉

        • Eroticus

          I Don’t wanna be rude but option to disable Sync is available and you just said that Opera should make it -.-

          • Lacedaemon

            She asked though for an option, not a hidden flag.

          • Eroticus

            Hidden feature is cache or another chromium features .. this one not hidden, 4 clicks and you are turning it on and turning it off.

          • FoolOfATook

            It can be debated what is considered “hidden” and what is not. It is definitely more hidden than the settings page, as well as all other pages in the browser. You cannot access it if you do not know it exists. It is designed and intended to be hidden. To the regular layman, it is considered hidden. Therefore it is hidden.

          • Kamen Minkov

            This is Opera Developer – better have an option in opera://flags (you know, before it appears graphically in the settings) than not have it at all.

          • Lacedaemon

            She asks for it to be implemented later in Stable, no?

          • Kamen Minkov

            It’s implied. To use the Dev release channel means to understand that some features are not polished or are not working at all.

          • Emanuele

            I never asked for that… read my message and come back here please

          • Leonardo Gomes

            Yes, you have asked for it. You have asked for a way to remove the sync button for the ones that don’t want to use sync.

          • Emanuele

            holy shit!!! why I’ve to waste my time with these discussions? … I gave a feedback to devs on how to improve things… however:

            add option to disable the button… specially if user doesn’t use the syncronization

            I don’t know… maybe it’s a problem with my english (maybe “especially” is the right word to use?)… in that case I learned something new 😀

          • Leonardo Gomes

            So you basically asked for a way to disable sync. 🙂

          • Emanuele

            strange… in my O12 I’ve no Opera Link button in my toolbars but the services works well … probably I’m a fucking wizard!!! XD

            Seriously… how much is hard to understand a simple request like that? hide a button from a toolbar is so “advanced/super-powauser” these days?

          • Leonardo Gomes

            Hmm, don’t you have the cloud icon on the bottom left?

            Now you are saying that you want to remove the button even with sync enabled.

            Well, maybe when sync is no longer an experiment they may include such option.

          • Emanuele

            In O12 you’ve nothing more than what you want in your toolbars … I didn’t want that icon and I removed it …

            The icon is only an indicator… show it or not can’t affect the sync service itself

            I simply asked to leave the user the ability to remove that button (specially/especially/above all/in particular, users who don’t use sync )

          • Anonimo

            I would like to disable that icon too. You can access sync from menu, is that hard to understand what he means?

          • http://www.tbochenek.de thorbenb

            I would ask you to calm down a bit … Everybody here is spending his free time in the discussion. Misunderstandings happen.

          • Emanuele

            nope… If I post in the forum to get help from users you’re right… but if I post in the blog to give feedback TO DEVELOPERS about a feature they just introduced, there is no need at all to have ALWAYS these stupid discussions ALWAYS with the same fanboys

            I see you’re a MOD… you should understand what I said

            I hope the discussion can end here

          • P0lip

            I agree with you.
            I’d like to know it too, so to these who have no idea how it works, please don’t mess this topic. Thanks in advance
            As you said some of those “power” users are actually not too smart – for example a lot of them use tons of extensions blocking ads, trackers etc, but its uselss, as it only slows your browser down due to many http listeners.

          • http://www.tbochenek.de thorbenb

            I don’t see why you cannot simply ignore a discussion about your comments if you are offended by them.

            Feedback is a lot more valuable if people discussed about it. This gives us a clearer picture about how much people agree. You got a few good questions regarding your feedback.

            Above all, be polite and respectful. It’s okay to attack products and companies, but not people. Reread your comments again and decide for yourself if they meet this criteria.

          • Emanuele

            I will reply the last time just to say: yes, I can’t see any snub in my comments against users (I asked, several times, to not give me workarounds that I never asked for because I only submitted a feedback, and NEVER offended anyone, even after several times), nor against Opera itself or its employers

            I said to the architect “I think this wall should be painted in yellow”, and as always people from the street come here to tell me “if you destroy the wall there is no need to paint it”

            It’s very frustrating, am I wrong?

          • FoolOfATook

            After rereading your comments multiple times, I understand it now.

            For whatever reason it seems that I was not the only one that misunderstood what you were trying to say either: You were probably right when you said that it was probably because of the language barrier.

            What appeared to me on first glance was someone that was very curt and rude, kind of in a sarcastic way. I understand now that that’s probably not the case. I thought that you were asking for an option to disable Sync and its button, which is what led to the confusion in the first place, and not understanding that you actually meant for Sync and its button to be separated and with the abiity to therefore be toggled independently of other.

            Would just like to leave this quote at the end

            I would ask you to calm down a bit … Everybody here is spending his free time in the discussion. Misunderstandings happen.

          • http://www.tbochenek.de thorbenb

            You used strong language and implied a few times that everybody actually replying is of lesser value.

            Let’s file this under cultural misunderstandings and forget about it.

          • Emanuele
        • zshello3

          > on feedback comments, leave replies only to developers…

          Sorry, but are you new to the Desktop Blog? (Or Disqus in general?)

        • Leonardo Gomes

          Sorry, i was just pointing how sync can be disabled.
          And btw, this is not a workaround.

        • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

          U the girl or the boy in the pic? ur name fits both, no workaround to it.

          • Emanuele

            Emanuele is a female name in other countries? In mine it’s male only 🙂

          • senna_4ever

            it’s like Daniele. In brazil is a female name, but i see in Italy is a male one

          • Emanuele

            cool 😀 … we’ve EmanuelA for females so it sounds me a bit strange

    • András Ács

      Why would data be stored with Google?

      • Emanuele

        because Chropera is another one of the millions of browsers out there built on top of Chrome… and all these browser stock datas on Google’s servers

        is it clear now why the question is legitimate? 🙂

        • Adoxographist

          Looks like sync is done through opera link servers and not google.

          Sync only works once you login to Opera account. Not google

        • András Ács

          I thought you meant the sync service, but wasn’t sure. If you mean the generic Cloud Services, it wouldn’t necessarily be a bad solution. Or it could be Amazon, or any other. I would imagine Opera run their own servers, but on the other hand cloud solutions aren’t popular for nothing.

          If you want a totally Google-free web though.. it’s tough luck.

          • Emanuele

            I don’t want a Google-free web … I simply want to know where my data is stored and who manage it … then I can take my decisions

          • András Ács

            Fair enough.

            Wanted to add that Being Chromium-based does not imply storage on Google servers.

        • Álvaro Martínez

          Opera is built on top of Chromium, not Chrome.

          You can get the Chromium source code here:

          http://dev.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/get-the-code

          • Emanuele

            lol

        • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

          Chrome is closed source, so no browser can be based on it. No browser other than Chrome stores anything on google servers, google would be stupid to allow any competitor to use their infrastructure for free,

          • Emanuele

            if you don’t know what we’re talking about, shut up

            all chromium-based browsers out there store data on Google…

          • Marcin Mitek

            They have our kidneys too.

          • Emanuele

            http://www.fsllq.com/
            http://browser.yandex.com/

            … just to say some names … I simply asked if Opera does the same … lamers and fanboys obviously speak just for the sake of speaking

          • Emanuele

            furthermore: a company who releases a tool that store users’ personal data on the cloud should tell explicitly not only if they uses an own service/server, but where these servers are located too

            Having my data in USA is very much different than in Europe, Russia or China

            please, continue with your gags

        • zshello3

          > all chromium-based browsers out there store data on Google…

          GitHub’s Atom (a text editor, if you know what that means) is also Chromium-based. Does it store data on Google’s data centers? Think before you comment, you are only showcasing your ignorance.

          • Emanuele

            http://static1.972mag.com/wp-content/uploads//2013/07/181148-triple_facepalm_super.jpg

            what part of “browsers” didn’t you understand?

            because I’ve yet tried your Atom text editor in the past (and I didn’t like it at all, just to say) and I’ve never seen a sync feature in that text-editor as, instead, in other chromium-based web browsers

          • zshello3

            Since Atom is Chromium-based and “hackable”, it certainly has web browsing capabilities (check out https://github.com/gabceb/atom-web-view, for instance). There are text editors/IDEs that support preference syncing. I never mentioned I liked or disliked Atom, btw.

          • Emanuele

            it simply uses the chromium platform as back-end and, at the end, is nothing more than a simple web-app packed to be executable on normal desktops

            but this is all OT … the fact is that, simply, trying to attack me is senseless (because I only try to enhance the browser you use) and, as you’ve seen, near impossible because I’m invicible 😛

          • zshello3

            If you know enough to say this (i.e., not a layman), you needn’t have made idiotic comments like “all chromium-based browsers out there store data on Google…” in the first place. I’m generally sick to hear laymen complaining about “security” and “privacy” stuff when they don’t have the slightest clue what they are talking about, and can’t understand/change anything even when they are told the facts. If they are concerned enough, no one forbids them from disabling builtin sync and running their own cloud, with, e.g., http://owncloud.org/.

          • Emanuele

            please stop it… you simply lost the fight, accept it as a man.

            I never said that so stop to claim shame on you

            http://i.imgur.com/GfXTMEb.jpg

          • zshello3

            If you think you win the fight, congratulations. But unfortunately, “all chromium-based browsers out there store data on Google…”? I didn’t use the most suitable counterexample but you’re still an idiot.

          • Emanuele

            “all chromium-based browsers out there store data on Google…”

            1. I’m still waiting an example that proves I said something wrong

            2. grow up

          • zshello3

            1. Show me examples of non Google-based but Chromium-based browsers that store data on Google.
            2. Good for you.

            Bye.

          • Emanuele
          • zshello3

            An unknown crap and a Russian browser (actually show some evidence why Yandex stores data on Google — they are apparently competitors). Cool. Why don’t you write one yourself and declare victory?

          • Emanuele

            LOL … c’mon … you can do better than that… for example you could create some other disqus accounts and come here to say that zshello3 is right

            Or you can search all chromium-based browsers (I give you an hint: they are zillions) and tell me when you, finally, will be able to find one that doesn’t use the built-in sync service of Google

          • zshello3

            As said, don’t just link to the homepage. Display the evidence (if you’re bored enough). Or you can list the zillions along with evidence. That will be very impressive, and they might as well consider making you the chief developer of Opera ASA.

            I’ll quit this fruitless discussion. The answer is out.

          • Emanuele

            I’ll quit this fruitless discussion

            Thanks God!

        • http://eliotime.com/ eliotime3000

          Let me understand your thinking…

          You mean that yandex Browser, Opera Blink, Maxthon, Steam Browser client bundle, Comodo Dragon, Epic Browser, Rockmelt, Torch, SWare Iron and CodeWeavers CrossOver ares haring their stored cache to Google?!

          Bro, leave the beer and think about Chromium Browser again.

          • Emanuele

            you’ve to try yourself… I’m a bit tired of this stupid discussion… I tried them (well, some of them) and I’ve seen what I’m talking about: the Sync feature uses the default one integrated in Chrome and stocks bookmarks, etc (I don’t think cache is synchronized, but I can be wrong) on the Google services

            You can believe me or not, or you can try yourself or not… I don’t mind about it… I know what is the truth and I simply asked if Opera developers used the same service for their Sync or not (and this doesn’t imply that using Google is bad… It’s only for my and other users information… monkeys don’t need it, intelligent people do)

            Now I can drink my beer without any problem I suppose

        • Abresh Arquah

          Built on top of CHROMIUM… not Chrome.
          Chromium is the open-source version of Chrome that leaves out some of the more outrageous tracking stuff.

      • tdudziec

        Data is only on opera server. Google is not touching anything

    • tdudziec

      -Data is saved only on Opera servers. Google is not touching anything.
      -As for Opera Link -there are plans to migrate the users from opera link to new synch . It is not ready yet.
      -about button -button is highlighted when user is signed in .When user is not signed in sync login icon it is gray. Appearance of icon does not mean user is signed in. To be signed in the icon have to be highlighted moreover – in opera menu the option ‘syncronize…’ transforms to signed in as USERNAME.
      As for now – if you don’t like this icon you have to disable #synch. Maybe we will have the setting for that later.

      • Emanuele

        thanks 😉

      • Lacedaemon

        Encryption?

        • Abresh Arquah

          Yeah, encryption is important to keep the government from nosily siphoning all your bookmarks in order to try and find something that is ‘controversial’ to nail you with.

      • rufu2

        Thank you for that information!

      • al_ghul

        ok, now another question:

        are opera link bookmarks (bkmks from opera presto) stored in the same place as opera sync data?

  • Emanuele

    About Import feature: very good, but you still miss one thing: import from portable installations of browsers… for example I use the portable setup for my Opera 12.x so I can’t import nothing

    • NimeshT

      Export to HTML from portable 12 can be imported, though it takes few additional steps but it’s still possible. And why to include it if it’s not going to be used in long run and many have already replaced it

      • Emanuele

        1. I didn’t talk about bookmarks… sessions, cookies, etc, are all options already implemented in the import tool… What we miss is a simple option “import from here”

        2. Opera 12 isn’t the only portable browser out there 😉 … people may want to import from their portable firefox, chrome, etc …

        • pseudo555

          You can still provide another field to select the path of the portable installation when you ask what to import from opera chrome, ie or firefox.

          • Emanuele

            exactly what I mean… it’s very simple and solves all problems

  • Khairul Skmt

    will be nice have this has an option….

    • Cjcr

      Right click and then appear the recent closed tabs. This is the way to follow.

      • Herr Pietrus

        Taht’s right. Easy, simple and logical solution.

    • mikemanger

      Have you tried the Switcher extension? It sort of does this but allows you to quickly search recent tabs.

    • ahoj1234

      like @cjcr:disqus said. right click. I already asked for that too (a few weeks ago).

      and I would appreciate it with a dialogue about “Do you know that right click on this icon shows recently closed tabs?” – just to let you know that you can use it in two ways. Of course with some “do not ask again”.

      2lvls “recent tabs” is already here (Opera -> recent tabs) – so 1 lvl “trash” is needed (should/could be made with the mentioned right click)

      • Khairul Skmt

        but this a list of recently closed aka thrash bin…. just give an option to show on that Tab Menu. i know that function also have on O Menu.

        • ahoj1234

          You dont get my point point I guess but nevermind. I just want point out that in the content menu it is useless. Right click on the icon shlould be fine (as also crcj said)

          • Khairul Skmt

            useless to you but useful to me… i suggest give the options for superuser maybe… if you won’t it, don’t care about it ok…. i get you point but my point of view give the user of options ok….

  • hspdion

    Would really appreciate a way to configure the Opera Sync button to be positioned to the *left* of all installed extensions’ buttons / icons.

  • x a

    I guess, I’m not the only one having multiple Opera installations and having some of them partially synced by hand. Just as with Sync aka Link on Opera/Presto I never got how you were supposed to do a first sync “the right way”. So someon wanting to help me out before I engage in trial-and-error? 😉

    (With Opera 12, I once thought it was a good idea to remove all distributed default bookmarks from a brand new installation, then enable sync… only to end up having *all* bookmarks on the link server deleted, which would propagate to all other linked machines – beware they were currently online!)

  • Lacedaemon

    New flag “Search button in address bar” Enables a search button that is displayed in the address bar area. The button draws user’s attention to the address bar’s built-in search features.
    It also moves the heart icon (bookmarking) to the left.

  • http://mustafahasturk.com Mustafa Hastürk

    Browser works well but the following errors on my terminal

    http://paste2.org/EwxZkxMD

  • nmap

    wow!! this is IMPROVEMENT! let me guess now…. in 1-2 years sync of extensions maybe!?

    • rufu2

      Oh, come on.
      Is this really the right time for sarcasm?

      This update brought some very needed features, I’m just happy for the moment 🙂

  • Dave-H

    Everything’s still all being displayed too big on my system!
    🙁

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      Ditch WinXP already. You’ve repeated so much I even remember what OS you have.

      • Dave-H

        And I’ll continue to repeat it for as long as it takes for them to address it, or they officially declare that they don’t support XP any more, which I choose to continue to use.
        I’ll stop mentioning it after every update when and if someone from Opera asks me not to, not another user, or it’s fixed of course!

    • Kamen Minkov

      There’s a font size setting for that. For the record, I’m also using XP for now and aside from the ugly blue theme, everything is mostly fine.

      • Dave-H

        Yes, but that doesn’t do anything about the UI elements, such as the maximise and minimise buttons being displayed too large.
        It can be mitigated for websites by setting the default zoom for websites to 75% too, but the fact is that I shouldn’t have to do that if all other browsers display correctly at 100% as they should do!
        Running Opera with the –alt-high-dpi-setting=96 switch works too, but that is only a workaround, not a fix.
        We need the flag back to disable HiDPI support for those for whom it is causing problems!

        • Herr Pietrus

          HiDPI support works fine, at least on Win7… Nothing is too big, interface size simply corresponds with system DPI settings. Ok, perhaps they could set scaling ratio in such a way that e.g 150% DPI will result in only 140% zoom of the interface elements (not the text of course for which this ratio must be set 1:1) because that, as I suppose, causes confusion… but still it works fine.

          But sure, I was all for leaving the flag for pepole, who don’t want to use HiDPI support. Perhaps it wasn’t possbile? I don;t know…

  • Jorton

    Nothing has been synchronized after logging into my account. What’s the problem?

    • http://classicalmusicmayhem.freeforums.org Rodders

      Yes I am wondering what, if anything, is actually being sync’d at this stage? Is it the intention to have Dev receive the sync from Stable for example? If so, no sync for me today.

      • ayespy

        Mine synced from my backup Win7 machine to my current Win8 machine.

        Part of the problem for me was that I had to go into flags and disable sync on the current machine, restart, go in and enable it again, restart, so that it would clear whatever sign-in was active and allow me do to a fresh sigh-in to the new sync protocol.

    • Leonardo Gomes

      How are you testing the sync?

  • http://flesheatingbug.deviantart.com/ Som

    how do we import bookmarks from opera 12?

    • ayespy

      OperaMenu/Settings/Import Bookmarks and Settings

    • L33t4opera

      Hi, you can also import from the html file, please have a look here 😉

      • http://flesheatingbug.deviantart.com/ Som

        thanks 😀

  • ayespy

    I notice that when you enable the NEW sync, or bookmarks, etc., that OLD sync of speed dial no longer works.

  • Adoxographist

    Please, please, please bring in note and notes sync.
    It was my #1 used feature in Opera 12.

    • Fukurokudzu

      now i use google keep instead. it has web interface and mobile app.

    • http://www.operaturkiye.net/ Mağruf Çolakoğlu

      It shouldn’t be hard to implement. Just a basic note as O12 is enough for us…I know we have many alternative ext. but none of them is the same as native one.

  • João Gonçalves

    Why do you call it “My Opera account” if My Opera has been discontinued for months now.

    • Saskatchewan

      Probably because it’s “Your Opera account” 😉

      • NimeshT

        Right, It’s “My Opera” not “MyOpera”.
        And it’s still used for other Opera sites (addons, forums, etc)

  • zshello3

    On an irrelevant note, I’m eagerly waiting for stable 25, since it will be big and exciting update (if the 25 beta features all make it to the stable). Relying on opera://flags is just not as fun.

  • Olli

    Crashes on Yosemite when closing all windows and then clicking the dock icon to open a new window. It then crashes a second time on reopening finally the second try to restart is successful then.

  • NimeshT

    On netbook with 1024×600, O Menu is getting offsetted, and takes up the whole screen height (almost) 🙁

  • Kamen Minkov

    Is it safe to use the account I use with Opera 12?

    • Leonardo Gomes

      I’m using the same account .

    • Rafael Luik

      I’d wait for the stable version, but that’s just me…

    • http://www.facebook.com/hector.maciasayala Hector Macias Ayala

      I wanted to use the same email I use in FB but they say I already have an account with that mail, even when I deleted that Opera account, now they say I was banned.

      Will create a new mail account and try this sync, once it is fully functional.

  • John Smith

    So now could vertical tabs be the next great thing?

    It’s a start for sync but compared to O12 there is a lots of stuff still missing. I would love to see notes coming back.

  • Leonardo Gomes

    New flags:

    HiDPI Speed Dial tiles
    Mac, Windows, Linux
    Enable HiDPI Speed Dial tiles on the start page (works only on capable devices).
    #hidpi-speed-dial-tiles

    Import browser data
    Mac, Windows, Linux
    Enables the importing of browser data from other browsers.
    #import-browser-data

    Search button in address bar
    Windows
    Enables a search button that is displayed in the address bar area. The button draws user’s attention to the address bar’s built-in search features.
    #search-button-in-addressbar

  • https://vivaldi.net/unity/profile/chas4/6-blog Chas4

    Is opera://flags/#hi-resolution-thumbnails worded right, I thought stash is becoming bookmarks

    OS X 10.9.5

  • Wraith

    This update is a good start….the next will be syncing the speed dial and the extension but is a very good start.
    In the past I did not test the bookmarks because without sync was a little useless for me, now that I’m using the new bookmark system I found that the “heart icon” is cumbersome, in the sense that I only can add but not remove if I change my mind about a recently bookmarked page.

  • http://www.cpcwiki.eu/ Gryzor

    Connection to the sync servers unavailable…

    Btw, is the flag to choose between experimental/production sync servers gone?

  • inDigazzZ

    Hide extension’s icon from address bar is not working.

  • noh

    Popovers and menus should also be improved in the linux version. They have an old ugly dark grey background.

    Please make them white, it’s nicer and modern.

  • Elzo Lubbers

    Nice to see bookmark sync will soon make it in (stable).

    As for bookmarks, I tried to reorganize some bookmarks now that sync works and found some things to be a bit irritating.

    Every time I wanted to rename or delete a bookmark folder I had to view the folder in the main view. I could not manage the renaming or deleting from the left bar. The next thing is that sub-folders can’t be accessed (dragged/drop) from the left menu. The same goes for normal bookmarks.

    This makes reorganizing bookmarks a longer process then it needs to be as you continuously have to go into the folder where your bookmark or sub-folder is.

    As a side note, the whole large/main bookmark page would be unneeded if sub-folders and bookmarks would be presented in a tree-like structure in the left bar. Then that bar could be shown on the left side of the screen with web-pages shown in the remaining space on the right. That would save having to open a new tab for the bookmark-manager whenever you want to access them.

    • rufu2

      Agree, there is room for improvement.

      A side panel could be useful here again. For organizing bookmarks, the panel could hold the bookmark tree, showing only folders, while the bookmarks are in the main page with all details shown (name, image, url, possibly shortcut…). This would update the “organize bookmarks” page from O12.

      For regular use, the side panel should have a tree showing the folders and the bookmarks (name only, url when hovering)

    • rufu2

      Is it possible to delete more than one bookmark at a time?
      I can select multiple bookmarks, but neither “DEL” nor the right-click menu can be used to delete them.

      • Lacedaemon

        They said it’s coming, I wonder when….

        • rufu2

          Cool. I’m not in a hurry…

      • L33t4opera

        Hi Rufu2, try Shift+Del.

        • rufu2

          Thank you for the tip! Also Ctrl-X works, if you don’t paste, it’s like delete.

          For a perfect integration, the behaviour should be the same as the default on the operating system. For Win, that would be: A single click selects one item, Shift-Click or Shift-Arrow selects consecutive items, Ctrl-Click adds an item to the selection or removes it. Del deletes what is selected (but there could be a popup for confirmation).

    • rufu2

      I think the current bookmarks view is more a “view” than a “manager”. It does the presentation of the bookmarks quite well, but it’s not optimized for the managing part.

      One more example:
      Every left click on a bookmark opens that link and switches to that new page (is that the default or have I changed something?)
      Opera 12 has a “organize bookmarks” option, and there, left-clicking a link just selects the bookmark. You can select multiple links by shift-left-click and ctrl-left-click, both don’t work in the current Opera bookmark manager.

      • Elzo Lubbers

        Left click opening and switching to a new window seems to be the default. As for selecting several bookmarks, as far as I know it’s not possible.

        • rufu2

          Thank you for checking! So, the default is good for viewing and using bookmarks.
          Then I’d suggest an extra “organize bookmarks” mode, modeled on O12, improved with the preview thumbnails.

  • _artem_

    when I press opera account icon, login popup becomes just white and blank. clicking on that account icon again gives me again the login/register popup

  • netwolf

    Can I now sync BMs between Opera 12.17 (which I use for daily work) and new Opera?
    If so, just add Bookmark-nicknames feature and bookmarks become finally usable also with new Opera 😉
    (of course lots of other things still missing compared to 12.17, but at least there’s a light at the end of the tunnel…)

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Can I now sync BMs between Opera 12.17 (which I use for daily work) and new Opera?

      I don’t think so.

  • Guest

    The browser opens every time in window, doesn’t remember the fullscreen mode, again. It was relevant problem earlier, too.

    • SQL

      Yup, beta version too.

  • http://vinczej.blogspot.hu vinczej

    The browser opens every time in window, doesn’t remember the fullscreen mode, again. It was relevant problem earlier, too.

    • Leonardo Gomes

      I’ve just tested and it worked fine here.

  • Zin

    When Opera’s IRC will be back?

    • pseudo555

      probably never, or maybe as an extension (chrome got one like that, but opera doesn’t allow to use the required API yet)

    • senna_4ever

      unfortunately not, just as extension, maybe

  • taneli

    Will that “Login to my Opera” button be hideable when ready?
    Also, can we get a socket API? Pretty please.

  • Anonimo

    Can you place tabs menu on the left side of the browser? good place for icon would be to the left of back button on toolbar (maybe optional). And an option that menu would appear when I touch the border of a browser/screen?

  • tmp0

    More sync is a matter of time it seems. There’s #sync-tabs already.

    • tmp0

      They are listed under History->Other Tabs on Mac

  • Laga Mahesa

    YouTube’s upload page is stuck “Loading…” with this and the previous release for me, but works fine in Opera Stable. After a while the familiar “This is taking longer than expected…” message appears.

    Can anyone else confirm? My Windows is due for an overhaul so it might be something else.

  • Footman

    Will you ever fix 24h a day crash on Mac OSX after this 64 bit opera update? I know it is beta and developer stream but is unusable now.

  • x a

    Any whitepaper on your use of XMPP for sync purposes available? (I cannot find any xmpp library mentioned in opera://about/credits – do you use a licensed or self-made xmpp implementation (I was instead thinking about strophe.im…)?)

    Before I resort to Wireshark: do you use StartTLS, as i see you use port 5222?

    • Marek Wiewiorski

      We use XMPP only temporarily. The library used in desktop client is the same as in Chrome, that is webrtc/libjingle. You can’t play with the service though, because it uses our own token authentication mechanism. In general, we plan to move to the more efficient solution in short future, so you can expect eventual documentation then.

      • x a

        Interesting, thanks a lot for the reply!

  • A. R.

    – a must have is some kind of tab stacking/grouping functionality for the tab-bar… It’s been long pending.

    • rufu2

      Yeah, I still use it a lot on O12, mainly for “read this later”. I thought Stash would replace that function if/when I finally make the switch, but now Stash is dead again. So maybe the unsorted bookmarks can play that role in the future.
      But I also use stacking during a session to group related pages to get more space on the taskbar. That job can’t be done by “unsorted bookmarks”.

      • A. R.

        tab staking is a must feature!

  • rufu2

    Thank you Opera developers, this is a good update!
    I really love the import functionality, it works well — and it looks good. I’ve imported bookmarks and searches, so far.
    I haven’t tried synch, since I’ve never used it and probably won’t start. But good on you for getting things working again.

    I have to praise you, like I should…. 😀
    still, ceterum censeo… Side panel and configurable default search engines, please 🙂

  • rufu2

    I’ve enabled the search button for testing. It’s a somewhat curious thing at the moment, since I would nomally use the keyboard to type my search query and then press enter to search using the default engine. Maybe it might be a bit confusing, but maybe it will make new users more aware of the search function, as intended.

    Will you add a drop down to the button for other search engines? Or will the button develop into an optional extra search field?

    And what about extending the list of search engines that can be made default?

    • Herr Pietrus

      “Or will the button develop into an optional extra search field?”

      Oh… yes, please! That’s my wet dream…. 😛

  • Leonardo Gomes

    “Stash suggestions in address bar” will be removed eventually since Stash is being replaced by Bookmarks? Or it will be changed to something like “Bookmarks suggestions in address bar”?

  • ko1o7

    is anyone else getting horrible framerate on flash in fullscreen mode? so far the sites that i get this on is twitch, mlb/nba.com vids, and crunchyroll but not on youtube for some reason

    • Lacedaemon

      yes, twitch was very laggy, it almost stuttered the whole time. And if you are running something in the background… it’s gg, gn8…

      same specs

    • Leonardo Gomes

      Seems ok here on Win10TP.

    • Martin

      I uninstalled flash player npapi and forced ppapi, performance increased a lot. Maybe try it?

      • ko1o7

        that did the trick! thanks 😀

        • Martin

          Great!

  • Simone Previti

    wow! Sync!! 😀 i have been waiting it for soooo long! thank you!

    i’d love to move to Opera Developer right now, but it could be sooo much easier if i had a way to easily import all the stuff i have in the stable version, bookmarks, passwords, plugins.. 😀

    • x a

      Assuming you use Windows, you can simply copy your entire profile (or just selected files) from your current installation/stream to the developer variant: e.g. "%appdata%Opera SoftwareOpera Stable" to "%appdata%Opera SoftwareOpera Developer".

      I actually have the profile folders for all three streams linked into a single profile.

      But note, that all these procedures are anything but officially recommended!

      • Simone Previti

        interesting solution, thanks. But how do you know that the profile files are organized exactly in the same way in the developer release? Is there a chance to mess up everything?

        • x a

          There is a chance. That’s, why it’s not recommended. 🙂

          But for the time being, I never encountered problems (– actually I did once trying to downgrade: had to manually modify a settings file then). On the other hand: I do backups of the more valuable configuration and personal data files (ie Preferences Local+State Bookmarks favorites.db Login+Data Web+Data session.db Stash.db).

          • Simone Previti

            oook, i could follow your suggestions… i just want to wait a bit more to see if i get an answer from a moderator 😀

          • Simone Previti

            ok, thanks 🙂 i just want to wait a bit more to see if i get an answer from a developer 🙂

  • Vux777

    I have USB installation of this build on win10 tech. preview
    It worked fine last couple of days, and today i got this error msg
    http://i.imgur.com/OzAJrAm.jpg

    • Petter Nilsen

      Sounds like the exe is corrupt. Try a reinstall.

      • Vux777

        reinstall helped 🙂

  • Ettore Lavarini

    On Windows XP the Sync lose the connection every 2/3 min.
    On Windows 7 (32 bit), same account, same pc all good.

  • Alex

    The new sync menu takes too long to open and completely doesn’t work (doesn’t open) on the Speed Dial page.
    Opera 26.0.1646 Win 8.1 64-bit

  • beBoss

    There’s a problem with flash videos. When you watch a video or online stream and don’t use the pc for 5 min for example, it turn off the screen (windows doesn’t detect the player and its like you don’t use it.)

  • Laga Mahesa

    Oddness. This has happened to me twice now with this build. The first time I merely closed the tab. With this one, it repaired itself 10 seconds after taking the screenshot.

    • Laga Mahesa

      I posted the above before doing anything else. It seems that the glitch affected the other tab – contents were total black – and new tabs failed to load the speed dial, and stayed blank white, including the address bar. Not even the annoying “about:blank” pre-Dial URL.

      • L33t4opera

        Hi, go to the Opera’s profile directory, open the “Local State” file in your text editor, and find the line, which contains “enabled_labs_experiments” and change the “impl-side-painting@1” to “impl-side-painting@2”), save the changes, close the file, relaunch the Opera, and see if this helps.

        • Laga Mahesa

          Sorry for the delay, work etc. 🙂

          That option isn’t present for me. Here’s what I have:

          “enabled_labs_experiments”: [ “activation-order-tab-cycling@1”, “bookmarks@1”, “disable-hyperlink-auditing”, “disable-prefixed-encrypted-media”, “enable-devtools-experiments”, “enable-experimental-canvas-features”, “enable-experimental-web-platform-features”, “restore-contenteditables-state@1”, “synch@1”, “tab-hibernation@2” ]

          Could it be the experimental canvas features?

          • Vux777

            it could be either experimental canvas features or experimental web platform features (I would bet on second one).
            You can disable those in opera://flags (if you don’t need them)

          • Laga Mahesa

            Done. Disabled both, and disabled side painting as well (“impl-side-painting@2”) as it was on ‘default’, which I assume to mean ‘enabled’.

          • L33t4opera

            Hi, it could be also the culprit, but in my case it was the “impl-side-painting”, which caused the issue 😉

          • Vux777

            yea i know. That flag was causing problems from the very beginning, I remember drop down menus were bugged because of it.. But he didn’t enable it (from the list of experiments).
            And from my experience, experimental javascript and experimental web features was causing all sorts of weird things (not sure how it is now)

          • L33t4opera

            Hi, if it’s set to “Default” – usually it means enabled – in the opera:flags, then it will be not present in the “enabled_labs_experiments”, so it’s better to switch it @2, to make sure, that it’s disabled 😉

    • taneli

      Same happened to me while browsing imgur yesterday, i have #impl-side-painting as “Default”, which ever that is then…

      Win8.1 x64

  • BlB

    Dear devs, one small step will be the best – exporting of bookmarks. Another good step will be the possibility to choose in which folder to be saved the new bookmark.

    • Dmitry Kirin

      The possibility to create a bookmark in a specific folder already exists, though not under the heart button to the right of address bar. Open the bookmark folder and use the “+” button.

      As for the export, a question is, which target format to use? I believe the devs won’t spend time on writing export filters just now. In a way, bookmarks are already “exported,” stored in a readable text/json file.

      • BlB

        sorry but I didn’t find your way to add a new bookmark in specific folder. But anyway I don’t think that this is the right/native way.

        As for the exporting, I think that most of browsers use the “html” format.

        So there is a way devs to realise my requests

        • Dmitry Kirin

          I meant the “+” button, Add page, at the top of every bookmark folder when opened from the Bookmark Bar. I agree it might be not the most straightforward way, especially when there’s such a diversity of ways to add and explore bookmarks: heart button, the drop-down-ish Bookmark Bar, the Bookmarks page…

  • Dmitry Kirin

    A simple and stupid bug: If I create a bookmark folder with an ampersand in the name, it gets duplicated, like, “Maps && weather”.

    • taneli

      Doesn’t happen here, how ’bout & ? ;p

      • Dmitry Kirin

        Then, ampersand goes away and the title looks like “Maps weather”. 🙂 It looks like it gets duplicated everytime the title editing popup dialog is shown.

    • rufu2

      sorry, can’t reproduce here.

  • Chewster

    New version is great, I am very happy with the direction of Opera now! Bookmarks are now workable for everyone (I hope……) and sync is now moving forward

    The only thing missing for me is the search function in speed dial in the new start page. The old start page has a really great search function which is missing from the new one. Any chance of adding it? I really like the new start page but find myself switching back to the old one just because I can search my speed dial quickly. Thanks and keep up the good work!

    • Ralf Brinkmann

      What happens if you start typing some letters of your wanted speed dial into the normal address field?

  • Sunny

    New update started lagging video and sound playback in the background (desktop). Please fix it. Started happening with this update.

    • Ralf Brinkmann

      Which OS? And do you have an example? I don’t see any problems here (W7x64).

      • Sunny

        Windows 8.1 x64 . opera stable , chrome all other browsers work fine. CPU activity peaks in this new update to developer.

    • Lacedaemon

      I had the same problem which forced me to update the flash plugin to version 183 which fixed the issue… :/

      • Sunny

        I updated Flash again and no more issues. Thanks

    • Sunny

      Updating Flash didnt help either

  • x a

    Mostly after returning from hibernation state, Opera [Win8.1/64] shows a banner with a note saying that something went wrong and a button to re-sign-in.

    Clicking that button or the Sync-button itself, the popup shows the log-in form with pre-populated user name – fine. But after submit, the popup resizes and stays empty; login to sync is not successful.

    Restarting Opera session helps.

  • Cidel Fastro

    Still won’t open in a maximized state.

    If Bookmarks are selected as the start page, when Opera opens, the page will be blank, the tab says the manager is open though

  • http://www.cpcwiki.eu/ Gryzor

    Ok guys, I’m ***DESPERATE***!

    I. cannot. sync.

    I deleted my profile directory on the laptop, logged in and Opera only downloads a subset of my bookmarks, even though if I log onto Link I can see everything! What the feck???

    • rufu2

      See the next blog article (FAQ). It says:

      What data is synced?

      At this stage we are only syncing bookmarks. In the future, it is likely that we will sync further information. As many of you have already noticed, we have a flag to synchronize open tabs (currently disabled by default).

      • http://www.cpcwiki.eu/ Gryzor

        *Some* of the bookmarks. A fraction of the total. And that fraction is not synced to the desktop. It’s very frustrating and doesn’t make any sense…

        So, you see, this quote from the FAQ should have covered it, but does not.

        • ayespy

          The bookmarks do NOT sync from the old Link location. Only from other instances of Opera 26 you have on other machines.

          • http://www.cpcwiki.eu/ Gryzor

            Ha, didn’t know that, boy it sounds silly… So useless, if true!

            In any case, it doesn’t even sync between my two machines. So…

  • Jan

    Since updated to 26.0.1646.0 (Win 7), I cannot use the bookmark function. By clicking the heart icon there appears no drop down menu. Can anybody confirm?

  • Lacedaemon

    Chrome PDF Viewer does not open pdfs from http://www.av-comparatives.org/

    • cgebhard

      I have no problems loading the PDFs here in my 25 beta and 26 developer.

      • Lacedaemon

        Then that’s really strange… you sure you ‘re not using adobe’s plugin?

        • cgebhard

          Nope, using Chrome PDF Viewer

          • Lacedaemon

            Welp, just tested it on another machine with a different OS (Vista-32) and it’s not loading them either, so there’s definitely something wrong. Worked fine with dev 25.0.1614.5 but after the dev update to latest 26 no more.

          • Leonardo Gomes

            I’ve tried a couple of pdfs from that site here. On 26.0.1646.0 when i try to load them the plugin says that there is 0 of 0 pages.
            On 25.0.1614.35 the PDFs load fine.

          • Lacedaemon

            yep

          • Leonardo Gomes

            It works on 26.0.1632.0, so it seems a regression to me.

    • SuuperTommy

      Same issue here. Working fine on all other sites.

    • Dmitry Kirin

      Confirmed, on dev 26.0.1646.0 under Win7 x86. I opened this page. The last two PDFs were being shown properly (‘0 of 0 pages’).

      I downloaded the last file which was not shown, created a simple HTML file with just a hyperlink to that file. Then, Opera displayed the PDF fine. I guess there might be something wrong with the retrieval from that site.

    • https://christoph142.wordpress.com/ Christoph142

      Confirmed. I reported it for you as DNA-27986

      • Lacedaemon

        good… and thx for reporting it also!

  • John Smith

    26.0.1646.0 – Mac OS X 10.9.5 64-bit
    Opening new private window crashes browser quite frequently.

  • taneli

    Any word on, if you’re gonna touch the SpeedDial icons? Since they changed color couple of builds ago to some nonsense that doesn’t represent the site they link to, as previously they atleast had the same colors as the site (blue-gray site had a blue icon, and now yellow, when there’s nothing yellow on the site)? All of the icons just seem that they took a color that is not present on the site, and used that.

  • Ralf Brinkmann

    Why can I not add any more web pages to my speed dial collection by clicking the heart icon? W7x64.

    • Vux777

      there is an icon on thumbnail for adding directly to SD
      http://prntscr.com/4vfij9

      • Lacedaemon

        This isn’t right though because it adds to Speed Dial AND Bookmarks…

        • Vux777

          yea, it saves it also inbookmarks
          if I delete it from bookmarks, SD entry will stay…. it’s the same mechanism like in Chrome, every click on bkm star will automatically save bookmark on some default/old place.. and then move it if I choose different folder
          but Opera pushed two feature into one
          when I remove it from bookmarks it will stay in SD (heart goes gray), but if I wanna use heart popup to remove it from SD, it will save it as bookmark again… kinda messy logic, I don’t see option to cancel bookmarking from popup…or remove it
          old way was better, separated icons for different features (SD and stash was back then, now SD and bookmarks)

          • Ralf Brinkmann

            Stop! Which icon on which thumbnail? I mean the heart icon in the right end of the address bar. Before there was a menu opening and I could decide where I want to save the page. Now, if I hover over the heart icon, I see “Add to bookmarks”, nothing else. I don’t have bookmarks, I switched them off. So nothing happens. No bookmark, no speed dial. If I use the icon you show in your picture (the one on the left side of the address bar), then a new page with my speed dials (the “start page” opens. The same, if I use it from the normal O-menu. And I don’t see any shortcut for adding a page to the speed dials. The only thing I could do, is, to click the icon in the context menu of the page, if I use the mouse and move the cursor to a free place of the page.

          • Vux777

            I stopped! ツ
            yea, you are right. If I turn bookmarks off in flags, heart button is useless

          • L33t4opera

            Hi Ralf, yes, you are right, it seems that the old Heart menu has been removed in this version: 26.0.1646.0, although in the previous: 26.0.1632.0, it opens and works without problem, but there’s no import feature :/

          • Lacedaemon

            Yeah they should do it the initial way. 2 icons next to each other, one for SD and the other for Bookmarks.

  • Laga Mahesa

    Woohoo it’s happened again. Side painting is not responsible… here are my flags:

    “enabled_labs_experiments”: [ “activation-order-tab-cycling@1”, “bookmarks@1”, “disable-hyperlink-auditing”, “disable-prefixed-encrypted-media”, “enable-devtools-experiments”, “impl-side-painting@2”, “restore-contenteditables-state@1”, “synch@1”, “tab-hibernation@2” ]

    I’ll say again: this has only happened with this build. I never had such glitches in previous builds.

    • L33t4opera

      Hi, you can try to run the Opera as follows: “…launcher.exe –disable-gpu-compositing”, and see if this help, and if not, then try this: “…launcher.exe –disable-gpu”.

  • escruting

    Question: Is Opera ever not gonna be unresponsive or slow when something that isnt opera is using the cpu or hard drive a bit more than normal?.

    Using utorrent, unpacking rar files o simply converting a video (normal priority) makes opera so unresponsive, pages dont load or load slower (fiber optic bandwidth).

    This does not happen with Opera12, Firefox, Internet Explorer and happens less with Chrome than with Opera.

    Is this ever gonna be fixed? its like a person with just one leg if i cant use my computer for other things that just opera ALONE. Yes, Opera alone can be beautiful, but opera with other normal things/tasks computers do ISN’T..

    • https://christoph142.wordpress.com/ Christoph142

      Could you please open Windows Task Manager and have a look at Opera’s process priorities? (Details-pane in Windows 8)
      Are they all set to “normal”?

      • escruting

        Yes, they’re all set to normal.

        • https://christoph142.wordpress.com/ Christoph142

          Interesting. There was an issue with low priorities that we thought caused this behavior. I’ll make sure this gets investigated one more time.

          • escruting

            I hope this is an issue that can be fixed, but i think this is just how chromium in itself works.

      • escruting

        Other people have reported similar things. You cant use opera while rendering a video on a video editing software like Premiere or Sony vegas, for example.

        • Lacedaemon

          Not only that but searching for the PID of the tab(s) playing some flash or some radio station for setting it as high priority is such a pain in the ass today… the extensions alone are 12 processes, so digusting… and I don’t consider to have many, the most important things (like notepad, RSS, etc that used to be DEFAULT IN ********* O12)

          • escruting

            Yes, and if you have a tab with a youtube video playing and you open a new tab you can hear the sound stopping for a second just as you open the other tab. A lot of jagginess and unstability…

      • Lacedaemon

        The engine is just shit man, just check my post above about CPU utilization when running 2 flash windows and take a look also at the I/O values… escruting is just right “its like a person with just one leg if i cant use my computer for other things that just opera ALONE.”

    • Tomáš

      I can confirm this from the other perspective, after buying SSD the browsing speeded up for about 200%. Altough my 7200rpm SATA2 hdd seemed pretty ok for all things.

      • escruting

        yeah, i changed recently from 4mbps DSL to 100mbps fiber optic and i havent seen that much of a difference with page loading in Opera (except videos, of course). Because opera takes a lot of time to start loading the page. The page loading is fine, not the seconds it takes to actually start loading it….

  • Tomáš

    I’ve found a bug that crashes Opera 26.0.1646.0. If you drag any Tab straight to a Folder in Bookmark Bar, which should add a bookmark to the folder. It crashes as soon as you move the cursor with the tab to the folder content.

    • Dmitry Kirin

      Confirmed.

      Another bug follows it: After restart, Opera opens with all other tabs except the one you’ve dragged. It looks Opera considers a tab being dragged to have left the tab bar and, therefore, unnecessary to reload when the session is restored. I guess it should remember the tab still belongs to that session even when dragged and reload it.

      • Tomáš

        The not opening tab is also confirmed by me. I just thought it is the same bug, just one of its symptoms, so I didn’t report it.

  • Farhan Rashid

    I am unable too see some special characters. I have already enabled unicode encoding.
    how to fix this problem. any idea?
    http://prntscr.com/4vxg5v

    NOTE : I tried on Firefox and its shows all character nicely

    • L33t4opera

      Hi Farhan, go to “opera:flags#disable-direct-write”, and click “Enable” button, restart the Opera, and see if it helps.

  • siamak

    why I cant open bookmark?

  • siamak

    why I can’t open bookmark?

  • taneli

    Closing a finished download in “Downloads” (Ctrl+J) jumps to the top of the page.

    • Dmitry Kirin

      Confirmed.

  • myoperaexile

    Regression: if type too quickly, search forced to use Google upon new private window.

    Steps to reproduce:
    1) Ctrl+Alt+N to open a new private window.
    2) Quickly type, e.g. “w test”.
    3) Wait a second or two. Once the private sunglasses picture is drawn, the search provider changes from Wikipedia to Google and “g test” appears instead.
    4) Press Enter and the Google search will be carried out.

    Expected:
    “w test” should not be changed to “g test” and final search should be carried out by user-specified search provider.

    Can anyone else confirm? Can someone from Opera advise if this is already a known issue?

    • Dmitry Kirin

      Confirmed. The “w ” appears but quickly changes to “g ” as the privacy picture is drawn.

  • mozzer

    Can we expect tab sctacking like in O12? Simple yes or no.

  • Lacedaemon

    This bug is back: (snapping the SD window to a side and then snapping it to the top leaves the scroll bar trace)

  • Lacedaemon

    Opera Stable 24 & Dev 26: (default flash plugin)
    Opening 2 twitch.tv windows side by side @source quality: ~100 %CPU utilization
    Result: Choppy video viewing experience

    Opera 12.17: ~35-43% CPU utilization
    Result: Flawless video viewing experience

    You really do want me to uninstall Chropera, do you… :/

  • Lacedaemon

    Opera Stable 24 & Dev 26: (default flash plugin)
    Opening 2 twitch.tv windows side by side @source quality: ~100% CPU utilization
    Result: Choppy video viewing experience

    Opera 12.17: ~35-43% CPU utilization
    Result: Flawless video viewing experience

    You really do want me to uninstall everything related to new ChrOpera, do you… :/

  • Martin

    I just had a message pop up that my .pak files were corrupt and I should reinstall.
    As the installer is already present (twice) in the installed location, why not call the installer to fix the problem immediately?
    Also, why should the installer be there twice as it is the online package?

  • Khairul Skmt

    bugs on this opera developer version using windows 7….
    steps to produce by using logitech keyboards…
    it is seems interfere with keyboards advanced shortcut is tick or enabled.
    the keyboards can not write on this version … i try write it out on other browser like firefox and chrome it fine and ok…

  • Herr Pietrus

    has anyone mentioned that sync icon sn’t vertically centered on the button? 🙂

  • John Smith

    Removing downloads are crashing Opera. It’s crashing every time when trying to remove download which have ‘The browser crashed before the download completed.’

    Opera Developer 26.0.1646.0 / Mac OS X 10.9.5 64-bit

  • L33t4opera

    New Opera developer: 26.0.1655.0, the change log 😉

    • taneli

      Fucking fuck fuck i’m getting sick of these updates wanking up all of my search engines.

  • Dave-H

    Not updating here as yet.

    • Lacedaemon

      Guess: Maybe because it is updating from the other ftp server? Try now?

      • Dave-H

        Yes, has updated now.
        Strangely, and this happened the last time too, the updater is showing no progress indication any more.
        It just goes straight from “checking for updates” to “restart Opera to update to version xx”.
        There appears to be no associated blog as yet for this new version.

  • Dave-H

    Still no blog for 26.0.1655.0?

  • Lena

    Sync doesn’t work for ish. It’s depressing. It just shows me a list of outdated crap I saved long long ago, there’s no real synchronization. I’m seriously considering going back to Chrome :

    • http://www.cpcwiki.eu/ Gryzor

      Yeah, it’s totally hit-and-miss. What’s more, on my setup it actually DELETED folders that I places within other folders. Go figure.