I’ve been getting wound up recently by Opera spamming my apache logs with errors about missing favicon.ico files. So here’s some instructions for removing this annoying default behaviour:
You’ll spot the problem because there will be lines in the apache error.log file which look like this (this error is from a windows machine)
File does not exist: C:/www/favicon.ico, referer:
Normally, on a public website, I’d ignore this unless you do have a favicon set up. However I’m developing locally and so its my copy of Opera that is causing this crud in the files.