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Re: cacerts download is a bit sideways on Ubuntu

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 08:35:06 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 11 Jan 2021, Jeffrey Walton via curl-library wrote:

> $ lsb_release -a
> Distributor ID: Ubuntu
> Description: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS
> Release: 20.04
> Codename: focal
> $ command -v wget
> /usr/bin/wget
> $ wget -O cacert.pem ''
> Unable to locally verify the issuer's authority.

I tested the same on Ubuntu 18.04 with the shipped curl version there and it
works fine.

The cert is used by Fastly for a vast amount of servers so you'll likely to
have widespread issues when it doesn't work.

Finally: that URL is the old one anyway, get the bundle from the current URL
and you'll see that it is signed by anoter cert:

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Received on 2021-01-11