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First Opera 8 upgrade released today

June 16, 2005

Oslo, Norway - June 16, 2005

Opera Software today released the first Opera 8 update, Opera 8.01, for Windows and Linux. To fine-tune the well-received browser, Opera 8.01 includes security and small bug fixes as well as JavaScript improvements. This update succeeds the release of Opera 8 on April 19, 2005, which has now reached more than five million downloads.


Accompanying the Opera 8.01 release for Windows and Linux is the final version of Opera 8 for Macintosh. Read the press release.


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