1) Download Opera at http://www.opera.com/browser/download/
Make sure you choose tar.gz as the package format.
2) Unpack the package by running the following command:
tar -zxfv packagename
tar -zxfv opera-9.22-20070716.6-shared-qt.i386-en.tar.gz
3) You can now either run Opera without installing it, or install
it to a specified directory. To run it, run the opera
For a standard system wide access you should log in or suid to
root and type:
If you are only logged on as a normal user, the script will
detect this and give you a number of options.
You can also manually specify the directory where you want Opera to be installed:
./install.sh --prefix ~/
which installs the binary to your home/bin directory and
documentation and opera shared files in similar fashion. Insert
into .bashrc or similar to set Opera's environment. You may also use some GNU prefixes.
gives you a short list.