Raspberry - is it possible to use Certbot without snapd?


I am using certbot on my Raspberry Pi B (first generation) since a few years now, on Raspbian with Nginx.
Now, when trying to use certbot-auto, I am getting the following error:

sudo ./certbot-auto --version
Skipping bootstrap because certbot-auto is deprecated on this system.
./certbot-auto has insecure permissions!
To learn how to fix them, visit Certbot-auto deployment best practices
Your system is not supported by certbot-auto anymore.
Certbot cannot be installed.
Please visit https://certbot.eff.org/ to check for other alternatives.

I saw it was now needed to install snapd. However, snapd is not compatible with the old raspberry versions.

Is there an alternative to continue to use certbot without snapd ?

As additional information:

sudo certbot --version
certbot 0.28.0

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Have you looked into using a different ACME client?
Like: acme.sh


Thanks, I didn't know that, I'll look into it.
I guess I will found at least one that should work :slight_smile:


Technically, you can still use your OS’ package manager, but something like acme.sh Is probably best.

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