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

August 23, 2019 1.6k views
Nginx Security Let's Encrypt Ubuntu

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

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

1 Answer


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!

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