Its not working on Ubuntu 14.04 anymore. always getting Unable to locate package python-certbot-nginx

So I’m trying to setup certbot on a Ubuntu 14.04, I did all the steps above but I can’t get it to work.

Step 1: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot Step 2: sudo apt-get update Step 3: sudo apt-get install python-certbot-nginx

Error: root@server:/etc/nginx/sites-enabled# sudo apt-get install python-certbot-nginx Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done E: Unable to locate package python-certbot-nginx

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I’ve checked the official certbot website and I think that the package might no longer be available for Ubuntu 14. What you could try instead is follow the instructions from the official website for older Ubuntu versions:

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby