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Add Let’s Encrypt root certificate to Linux
By following these few simple steps one can add the Let’s Encrypt root certificate to the Linux certificate management.
- Create a new folder to store the root certificate by executing:
$ cd /usr/share/ca-certificates
$ sudo mkdir letsencrypt.org
- Now download the root certificate into the folder
$ cd letsencrypt.org/
$ wget "https://letsencrypt.org/certs/isrgrootx1.pem"
- Lastly update the certificate management by running
$ sudo update-ca-certificates
You can now use for example
to download files using a SSL secured connection signed with a certificate trusted by the Let’s Encrypt certificate authority. 03/14/2016
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