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Additional repositories for Debian and Ubuntu

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Google Linux Software Repositories

This repository hosts Debian and Ubuntu packages for Google Chrome, Google Earth, Google Music Manager, Google Voice and Video Chat plugins, and mod_pagespeed plugin for Apache.

Adding the repository in /etc/apt/sources.list:

echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ stable main non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list

Importing the signing key in the keyring:

wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

Opera .deb Repository

This repository hosts Debian and Ubuntu packages for the stable and beta branches of Opera browser for Linux.

Adding the repository in /etc/apt/sources.list:

echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list

Additionaly, this repository can also be added in order to get alpha and beta versions releases:

echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-beta/ stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list

Importing the signing key in the keyring:

wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add -

List of available packages: opera, opera-next

Canonical Partner Repository

This repository hosts Third-Party Software packaged for Ubuntu, including Adobe Flash Player, Skype, and VMware View Client.

Being part of Ubuntu, it can be activated by simply uncommenting the existing entry in /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu saucy partner

List of available packages: adobe-flashplugin, adobe-flash-properties-gtk, adobe-flash-properties-kde, skype, skype-bin, vmware-view-client

By the way, did you know there is an easter egg hidden in apt-get?

$ apt-get moo

         (__)
         (oo)
   /------\/
  / |    ||
 *  /\---/\
    ~~   ~~
...."Have you mooed today?"...
$