Having issues with setting up SSL certificate using Certbot while following your documentation

Hello, I have been trying to setup an SSL certificate for my django website that I am currently hosting on one of my droplets. I have been following this tutorial to do it, but I have gotten stuck due to an issue with installing ( The issue says: E: Package ‘python-certbot-apache’ has no installation candidate. I am currently using apache as a web server. Thank you in advance for your time and help :) . It is greatly appreciated.

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Currently, the correct package name is python3-certbot-apache. So, execute following command to install it:

sudo apt --assume-yes install python3-certbot-apache

I hope it helps.

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