Every now and again Canonical—Ubuntu's corporate sponsor—partners with various proprietary software companies to bring their products to Ubuntu. Examples in the past have included Real, the company behind the RealPlayer software, and Panda Security, which offers an antivirus program for Ubuntu. To gain access to this software, first enable third-party repositories—click System ^ Administration ^ Software Sources, and click the Third-Party Software tab. Then put a check in the first line— http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu hardy partner. Click the Close button and agree when the program advises that you need to reload the software list.
Then, to browse and install the partner software, click Applications ^ Add/Remove and, in the Show dropdown list, select Third party applications. Put a check in the box alongside any you wish to install and then click the Apply Changes button.
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