How to Install, Configure and Run AskBot with Let’s Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install, Configure and Run AskBot with Let’s Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 16.04

Askbot is an commercial open source question and answer platform. StackOverflow and YahooAnswer were the inspiration for Askbot, and it has the same features like karma points, up votes and down votes. AskBot launched in 2009 and its used by LibreOffice, Fedora, Ros.org, Sage and other, for their Q&A sections. It written in Python on top of the Django platform, and in this tutorial we’ll show you how to install, configure and run AskBot and deploy with NGINX as a web server, PostgreSQL as a database server, and LetsEncrypt as a free SSL certificates provider on your Ubuntu 16.04 server. Let’s get started with the tutorial, and if you carefully follow the steps bellow you should have AskBot installed on Ubuntu 16.04 in less then 10 minutes.

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