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Opera releases update to browser customization tools

Jul 30, 2002 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Oslo, Norway — (press release excerpt) — Opera Software today released the second edition of their popular Opera Composer for Linux and at the same introduces the Sales Referral Partner Program for Linux, which lets users share in Opera's success and earn cash.

The Opera Composer lets users build their own community by inviting them to customize their own Web browser and distribute it to friends, family, customers, or colleagues for free. This new Linux version increases the language customizations by adding German, Norwegian Bokmaal, New Norwegian, and Simplified Chinese. The Chinese language customization is an important addition that will help Opera to soon become a household name in Asia like it is in the rest of the world.

The new Opera for Linux Composer lets users:

  • skin personalized images for toolbar and background
  • create their own splash/start-up screen
  • customize Hotlist bookmarks/e-mail/contacts
  • Window mode (SDI/MDI)

You can customize your Web browser on the Linux platform or in several different languages on the Windows platform at

The Sales Referral Partner Program (SRP) for Linux lets users design the perfect browser for their organization or business in the Opera Composer. The SRP invites users to create their own Opera for Linux browser and earn commission on end-user license revenues. The SRP program is specially designed for ISPs, universities, organizations, Intranet administrators and businesses that would like to offer their members, customers, users and partners a fast browser with their own special integrated services.

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