Auf wiedersehen, 16 Jul 2020Yeah, there used to be a dedicated VPN client but now the only way to access the VPN is now th... moreDon't know, why people can't get this simple thing...
Chinese bought the "Whole" Browser Business of Opera... That includes Opera for Android, Opera Mini, Opera VPN, Opera Beta, Opera for Mac, Windows, iOS, Everywhere it was available before ... Even new Opera GX browser for Windows or Android.. Everything that was under Opera name before is now bought by Chinese... And now under their control... So it's better to stay away from Opera Products...
Whole Consumer Business was bought by them(chinese)... If you liked old opera, try Vivaldi browser, it's a new browser made by one of Opera's Founder and Old CEO
abigfanoftechs, 16 Jul 2020I'm unhappy because Linux users like me are left late to the party. They are treating me... moreI agree. I get it that Windows is ubiquitous, but we Linux users are much more in tune with security than our typical Windows counterparts. We would have been a better resource for debugging, as well.
Anonymous, 16 Jul 2020Brave has lots of questionable practices too (Duckduckgo is your friend), I have just moved ba... moreBrave was OK but I after trying it for a few days, I finally settled on Vivaldi. It's fast, has all the Chrome plugins and it's pretty.
I am much happier with Vivaldi's performance and with its looks than I ever was with FF. And all without the political pandering by the Mozilla brigade.
Patrick, 16 Jul 2020The built-in VPN for Firefox costing $ 2.99/month will work on Linux anyway and they'll l... moreI'm unhappy because Linux users like me are left late to the party.
They are treating me like 2nd class, when I have been loyal to their browser.
Anonymous, 16 Jul 2020Half correct. Opera use to have a dedicate client for VPN, but since the acquisition of the Ch... moreYeah, there used to be a dedicated VPN client but now the only way to access the VPN is now throught the Opera browser, which was sold to the Chinese. So, is it safe to say that the VPN is under the Chinese entity, my friend ?
Anonymous, 16 Jul 2020Brave has lots of questionable practices too (Duckduckgo is your friend), I have just moved ba... moreAll these so call 'privacy concerned' yet private (non FOSS) code browser has concerns of it own. SWIron has history of dodgy release of source code, with part close sourced claiming 'proprietary technology'. Anyone wish to use Chrome and want better privacy ungoogled chromium project is the only way to go, yet.
Auf wiedersehen, 16 Jul 2020Opera's VPN is only present in the browser and the whole browser business was sold to the... moreHalf correct. Opera use to have a dedicate client for VPN, but since the acquisition of the Chinese entity and the change of legislation for VPN in China, Opera has since then remove the dedicate VPN client.
And there were a huge backlash in the Opera community regarding the announce of the potential acquisition, and after that Opera has being quite about it. They manage to keep it under the radar pretty well with no immediate official announcement on if the deal happened.
Jio , 16 Jul 2020Unfortunately, In India JIO Block VPN.
No they don't.
Use Express VPN the best in the business.
Real.Talk, 16 Jul 2020Was Operas' business sold to the Chinese or was it just their VPN service?
I dislike t... moreOpera's VPN is only present in the browser and the whole browser business was sold to the Chinese ( https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/18/opera-renegotiates-its-1-2b-sale-down-to-600m-for-browser-privacy-apps-chinese-jv/ )
So, you know..
abigfanoftechs, 16 Jul 2020LOL Linux users are last again. I use FF exclusively on my Linux laptop, and yet I am left beh... moreThe built-in VPN for Firefox costing $ 2.99/month will work on Linux anyway and they'll launch the Mozilla VPN ($4.99) for Linux too eventually in 2-3 months, so why you want to go from using something which is the bastion of digital privacy & open-source to THE biggest data collector.
Might as well remove Linux and install Windows 7.
Was Operas' business sold to the Chinese or was it just their VPN service?
I dislike the overall Firefox experience on Android but use it on Windows.
Brave on Android and Windows was also not a stellar experience so got rid of it.
Opera has been a great browser for me but I've had issues with their VPN not working at all even after a fresh windows install so just stopped using it and it's great I stopped long time ago.
Also found a browser based on chrome called SR WARE IRON that's made in Germany -anyone use this browser?
coolriver, 16 Jul 2020Firefox no thanks, it keeps crashing no matter how many times i install it. As for lite just a... moreThere must be some issue with your device because I and a lot of my friends use Firefox for desktop & mobile daily, without any issue 99% of the time.It's pretty fast, with RAM usage even less than Chrome(you can look it up).
Firefox for mobile does have a bit of a poor UI but you should try Firefox Preview, that blows everything away.
They're soon gonna make Firefox for Android into Firefox Preview anyway.
LOL Linux users are last again. I use FF exclusively on my Linux laptop, and yet I am left behind. When MS Edge is supported on Linux, I will ditch FF. This treament of Linux users is unforgivable.
Why New Zealand but not Australia?! C'mon, if you can give the Kiwis access shouldn't it be a no-brainer to give to us!
Firefox no thanks, it keeps crashing no matter how many times i install it. As for lite just as useless. Opera is much better and liter than chrome on my phone and works much better than Firefox but not as good as chrome.
Whackcar, 15 Jul 2020Screw that. Install Opera & enjoy free VPN. (unless you're upto no good, their VPN do... moreOpera has been sold to a Chinese consortium Golden Brick Capital, so you are better off using Firefox without a VPN than Opera's VPN.
apparently, Opera VPN has discrepancy on their marketing material and the actual usage agreement.
Opera VPN is confirmed to collect data and probably sell the data.
Mozilla is suppose to be "better" group but it is a smaller group with less tech giant backing them
Anonymous, 16 Jul 2020Bleh. I just deleted FF and moved to Brave. Mozilla started sending me BLM propaganda. I ... moreBrave has lots of questionable practices too (Duckduckgo is your friend), I have just moved back to SR Ware Iron for all browsing. It is the chrome rendering engine with all the evil taken out and some added privacy features. FYI.
Whackcar, 15 Jul 2020Screw that. Install Opera & enjoy free VPN. (unless you're upto no good, their VPN do... moreFree VPNs have serious security concerns. Do you think running the infrastructures and the VPN servers is free? NO .
You will pay for it in exchange for your data. My advice: If you really need privacy online an option is a reputable PAID VPN.