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Download: Opera 9.20 beta
- This release is a beta version of Opera. Use only on properly backed up
- This release contains security fixes. See the Security section for
- Opera 9.20 beta introduces Speed Dial and Developer Tools.
- The search engine in Speed Dial can be chosen in Search preferences. This
release dynamically merges a default set of searches with your custom
Mail, messaging, and newsfeeds
- Changed keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + 0-9 to call speed dial entries. Panel
activation shortcuts moved to Ctrl + Shift + 0-9
- Kiosk mode defaults to not displaying Speed Dial. Added new kioskmode
switch kioskspeeddial to enable feature.
- Added thumbnails on hover in Windows panel.
- Start bar disabled by default.
Display and scripting
- IRC /quit messages now work properly
- Transfer status on IRC improved
- CSS height:inherit now inherits the computed value.
- Scripts in framesets now execute onload.
- Introduction of developer tools.
- Fix for character encoding inheritance issue with frames, which could
enable cross-site scripting. See the advisory.
- Fixed an issue regarding handling of FTP PASV response, as reported by
Mark at bindshell.net
- Skandiabanken.no's message about successful certificate installation is
- Multiple stability fixes.
- Voluntary, anonymous usage statistics reporting feature added.
- Flickr Organizr now works correctly in Opera.
- Fullscreen movies on YouTube now start.
- Images with broken exif data now display.
- Saving big images should now work more reliably.
- When specifying address:port without specifying the protocol,
"http://" is once again inferred.
- Unfortunately there are no Solaris builds for this beta.
- Introduced shared memory handling on Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris. Set the
environment variable OPERA_NUM_XSHM to 0 to disable shared memory.
- Deadkeys now work in GMail compose.
- An invalid system locale no longer causes missing text.
- FreeBSD: Fixed spellchecker on FreeBSD.
- Solaris: Improved plug-in detection on Solaris.
- Native OS X UI elements can now be used in skins.
- Opera now supports the AppleAntiAliasingThreshold property which allows
you to turn off antialiasing (font smoothing) separately from the system
Tools and Utilities
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