Debian 11: installation bugs

sorry to bother, but I can't get certbot to install.

Any advice appreciated...

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My domain is:
[none] / local only

I ran this command:
snap install --classic certbot

It produced this output:
error: snap "certbot" is not available on stable but is available to install on the following

   edge       snap install --edge certbot

   Please be mindful pre-release channels may include features not completely tested or
   implemented. Get more information with 'snap info certbot'.

My web server is (include version): 2.4.52-1~deb11u2

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
debian 11.2

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:
not applicable

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

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

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot):
not applicable: unable to install based on method provided at Certbot Instructions | Certbot


What's the output of:

uname -a
snap version

Sounds like your version of "Debian 11.2" is non-standard.

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The Certbot snap isn't available for 32-bit architectures, which I suspect is the problem here.

If you can't use a 64-bit Debian image, then I suggest installing Certbot using one of these two methods:


It ought to be. Net install iso from Debian site dd'd to thumb drive and installed on system.

Did I err?

Ah! I see!
I'll try this with a 64 bit arch...
Thanks for clarifying why this occurred.


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