How To Add The Canonical Partner Repository On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Canonical Partner Repository contains proprietary software (like Skype, VMWare client, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, etc) available for free. The Ubuntu developers don’t have access to the source code, they just package the software and make them available for the Ubuntu systems.

how to add the Canonical Partner Repositories on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Pinguy OS 12.04.

In this article I will show you how to add the Canonical Partner Repositories on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Pinguy OS 12.04.

Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to add the repository version for your system.

How to add the Canonical Partner Repository on Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Elementary OS 0.3:

Add the repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ trusty partner" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list'
$ $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ trusty partner" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list'

Update the local repository index, so that your system sees the new repository:

$ sudo apt-get update

How to add the Canonical Partner Repository on Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 13, Pinguy OS 12.04 and Elementary OS 0.2:

Add the repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise partner" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list'
$ $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise partner" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list'

Update the local repository index, so that your system sees the new repository:

$ sudo apt-get update

Bonus, how add the Canonical Partner Repository on all the supported Ubuntu systems (Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04):

Add the repository:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list'
$ $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list'

Update the local repository index, so that your system sees the new repository:

$ sudo apt-get update

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