How to Disable apt Ubuntu Pro Advertisement

On running apt upgrade on Ubuntu 20.04 and newer, Ubuntu shows advertisement abour Ubuntu Pro subscription.

apt Ubuntu Pro advertisement

To disable the Ubuntu Pro advertisement that appears when updating apt, run

sudo mv /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20apt-esm-hook.conf /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20apt-esm-hook.conf.bak
sudo touch /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20apt-esm-hook.conf

After running these commands, running “apt upgrade”, you won’t get the Ubuntu Pro advertisement.

apt ubuntu pro advertisements disabled

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