You can now install it on Ubuntu via PPA.
Add the PPA in your repository:
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list'
Add the key:
sudo sh -c 'wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | apt-key add -'
Update your package list:
sudo apt-get update
Finally install opera:
sudo apt-get install opera
Enjoy the all new opera!