, select Slackware for
distribution and tar.gz for package format. Download. I like a fresh
directory for this.Note: If you're not downloading it from a linux box, you'll need to select
"other versions" and navigate from there.
Extract all files with full path. Your desktop should handle this just by
(double-)clicking on the file. Open the new directory, and start a terminal
(xterm, konsole . . .) from within that directory. In the terminal, do
(enter root password)
Press enter for "OK". Says "Please choose an installation directory . . .".
Though it's ok to use the default, that's not the standard place for VL
package binaries. So in the box, put
and choose OK to proceed.
The next screen explains itself. Read it and make a choice. Myself, I take
the default by leaving the box empty and selecting OK.
You should see "Verifying package.... . . . done
Installing files.... . .. done
Then "Opera has been installed successfully." You may want to make a note to
yourself about how to run the Widget Manager and how to uninstall. Select
Remember that some window manager installations should have their menus
"manually" updated at this point. Since you already had an Opera version at
/usr/bin, your current entry should work, but updating if your wm needs it
is a good thing.
Should work fine. If so, please drop a line to Opera and let them know you
appreciate their consideration of Slackware users.