Unable to install xtrabackup on Ubuntu Hirsute

First I tried the recommended method from repository …

wget https://repo.percona.com/apt/percona-release_latest.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
--2021-08-12 09:01:48--  https://repo.percona.com/apt/percona-release_latest.hirsute_all.deb
Resolving repo.percona.com (repo.percona.com)... 198.211.122.205, 167.71.73.251
Connecting to repo.percona.com (repo.percona.com)|198.211.122.205|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2021-08-12 09:01:49 ERROR 404: Not Found.

Next I followed the instructions to download the package …

sudo dpkg -i ./percona-xtrabackup-80_8.0.4-1.stretch_amd64.deb 
Selecting previously unselected package percona-xtrabackup-80.
(Reading database ... 198357 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../percona-xtrabackup-80_8.0.4-1.stretch_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking percona-xtrabackup-80 (8.0.4-1.stretch) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of percona-xtrabackup-80:
 percona-xtrabackup-80 depends on libcurl3 (>= 7.16.3); however:
  Package libcurl3 is not installed.
dpkg: error processing package percona-xtrabackup-80 (--install):
E: Package 'libcurl3' has no installation candidate
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Hi @JohnShep
Ubuntu 21.04 is not in the list of supported platforms by Percona that’s why we haven’t created packages for it.
Here you can find the list of supported platforms: Percona Release Lifecycle Overview
You can try to use binary tarball in order to get it work on Ubuntu 21.04

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Thank you Evgeniy, I am making some progress now :slight_smile:

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