Failed to fetch PPA 404 Not Found

Hi everyone,

I am having a weird error, I am not able to install letsencrypt via apt-get.

I am taking the following steps;

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot
$ sudo apt-get update

But am receiving the following error;

Err precise/main Sources
  404  Not Found
Err precise/main amd64 Packages
  404  Not Found
Err precise/main i386 Packages
  404  Not Found
Ign precise/main Translation-en_US
Ign precise/main Translation-en
W: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found

W: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found

W: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found

E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

Did this same issue occur to anyone else? thanks in advanced for any reply.

You seem to be running an unsupported version of Ubuntu Linux (12.4).
What is the output of the command lsb_release -a?

I do receive the following;

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS
Release:	12.04
Codename:	precise

As @bytecamp already wrote, ppa:certbot/certbot isn’t published for Ubuntu 12.04.5.
I guess you have 2 options here: Upgrade your server, or use a different client. I recommend both.
Or maybe there is a different way to install certbot… Maybe this page helps: Certbot - Unspecified Webserver on Ubuntu (other)

Solved the issue, cloned the git repository, and installed it directly. Thanks for the feedback though!

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