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Percona apt Repository

Debian and Ubuntu packages from Percona are signed with a key. Before using the repository, you should add the key to apt. To do that, run the following commands:

$ gpg --keyserver  hkp:// --recv-keys 1C4CBDCDCD2EFD2A
... [some output removed] ...
gpg:               imported: 1

$ gpg -a --export CD2EFD2A | sudo apt-key add -

Add this to /etc/apt/sources.list, replacing lenny with the name of your distribution:

deb lenny main
deb-src lenny main

Remember to update the local cache:

$ apt-get update

Supported Architectures

  • x86_64 (also known as amd64)
  • x86

Supported Releases


  • 5.0 lenny
  • 6.0 squeeze


  • 10.04LTS lucid
  • 11.04 natty
  • 11.10 oneiric

Release Candidate Repository

To subscribe to the release candidate repository, add two lines to the /etc/apt/sources.list file, again replacing lenny with your server’s release version:

deb lenny main
deb-src lenny main
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