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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #45 on: December 19, 2017, 02:49:08 pm »
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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #46 on: December 21, 2017, 10:03:05 am »
Trying it and seems good. The import bookmarks feature is done very well. I've actually been using Ubuntu 17.10 for the last few months and firefox is not working properly with message boards. 

Wish TOR had some sort of VPN.   I think VPN's and linux are too complex for the average user - one of the reasons I dual boot.   A shame, as I know linux is more secure for the dark web


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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #47 on: May 19, 2019, 09:30:40 am »
The Opera VPN seems to be knackered now. Has anybody been able to keep using it?

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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #48 on: May 19, 2019, 01:42:27 pm »
The Opera VPN seems to be knackered now. Has anybody been able to keep using it?

Yeah, they're always fiddling with it. Sometimes, it's unusable for 2-3 days at a time.

I was using it yesterday, when D/Ling the final, final, final release, and the connection would get refused at the 25% completion mark. I had to disable their VPN/proxy, then enable it again, after the D/Ls were done.

Put another way, it's always been touch n' go, ever since the new owners started using their own servers.

You get what you pay for, you know?  :)

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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #49 on: May 19, 2019, 01:44:03 pm »
'Tis true. I started using it for my go-to torrent site but since it broke I found my ISP isn't blocking that any more - or maybe it was my previous ISP that did.
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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #50 on: May 20, 2019, 10:09:53 am »
I installed Opera Beta and now the VPN is working. It seems to have been abandoned in "stable".

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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #51 on: May 20, 2019, 07:51:12 pm »
VPN is working in opera-stable for me :-\
(in fact it never stopped .. though I'm not on it daily, so maybe I missed something)
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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #52 on: May 20, 2019, 09:38:43 pm »
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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #53 on: May 21, 2019, 07:17:26 am »
VPN is working in opera-stable for me :-\
(in fact it never stopped .. though I'm not on it daily, so maybe I missed something)

I can't explain it either but it hadn't been working for weeks for me. Now that I've got the beta version it loads sites faster than it ever did before.

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Re: Opera Browser with Free VPN
« Reply #54 on: June 01, 2019, 09:13:37 am »
VPN is working in opera-stable for me :-\
(in fact it never stopped .. though I'm not on it daily, so maybe I missed something)

I can't explain it either but it hadn't been working for weeks for me. Now that I've got the beta version it loads sites faster than it ever did before.

I've been watching the Opera VPN feature more closely, trying to pattern when it fails.

I leave multiple windows open, in Opera stable, for days (or weeks) at a time. When the VPN fails, it fails in all open Opera stable windows - not just one - e.g. it's a glitch. The only way to get the VPN to work is to close ALL open windows, and restart Opera stable. BOOM BABY! It's all good until the next time.

Opera beta seems to fail when an update becomes available, and the fix is to upgrade it. Put another way, when a new update becomes available, VPN ceases to work in the old ver.

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