Opera 10.01 for UNIX Changelog

Release Notes

Opera 10.01 is a recommended security and stability upgrade. Opera highly recommends all users to upgrade to Opera 10.01 to take advantage of these improvements. Opera for UNIX changelogs incorporate changes for FreeBSD, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.

Release date: October 28, 2009

Changes and improvements since Opera 10.00

User Interface

Added
  • Opera Link button with dropdown menu on the status bar; access to Opera Link in the main menu moved to Tools
Improvements
  • Updated the Opera Debian repository signing key in the .deb packages
Fixed
  • Issue with Opera Turbo and plug-in placeholders
  • Enabling Opera Turbo for the first time not showing the Opera Turbo information page
  • Opera not synchronizing more than 9 Speed Dials
  • Open instance of Opera not running when a laptop enters its wakeup stage
  • Downloaded files with spaces not being opened
  • Random instances of downloads not starting
  • Problem when clicking the Accesskey menu
  • Downloads sometimes not starting but just showing a progress bar

Mail, news, chat

Fixed
  • Problem creating a new mail account
  • Drafts sometimes missing after upgrading to Opera 10.00
  • Follow/Ignore contact not working from the message header toolbar

Security

Fixed
  • Fixed an issue where certain domain names could allow execution of arbitrary code, as reported by Chris Weber of Casaba Security ; see our advisory
  • Fixed an issue where scripts can run on the feed subscription page, as reported by Inferno ; see our advisory

Miscellaneous

Fixed
  • Custom changes to operaprefs not appearing when upgrading from a version older than Opera 10.00
  • Issue of 100% CPU usage fixed by preventing and avoiding the filling up of message loop

Documentation

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