Certbot-dns-linode missing from repository?


#1

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My domain is: proph-it.com

I ran this command: sudo apt install certbot-dns-linode

It produced this output: E: Unable to locate package certbot-dns-linode

My web server is (include version): nginx 1.14.0

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu 18.04

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Linode

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know): yes

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel): No

I added the repository per the instructions with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot and
sudo apt-get update. I was able to install the main certbot program and get regular certificates with no problem. I was following the instructions to get a wildcard certificate for one of my domains, but the dns plugin for linode isn’t found in the repository. Is Linode no longer supported?


#2

I think you’re correct.

If I look in the PPA, I can only find python-certbot-dns-cloudflare, python-certbot-dns-digitalocean, python-certbot-dns-dnsimple, python-certbot-dns-rfc2136 and python-certbot-dns-route53.

What perhaps is also interesting, not related to this specific question, is the version difference between the dependencies. python-certbot is at version 0.26.1 (except for Ubuntu 17.10.1, which is at version 0.25.0), python-certbot-apache is at version 0.25.0 and the DNS plugins listed above are at version 0.23.0.

In my experience, certbot won’t run if one of the dependencies has a different version number. But I’m not using Ubuntu, so I don’t know if this is actually problematic in practice.