Issues establising SSL connection after a wget command

Eric Ntonfo eric_njedjou at
Tue Jun 18 14:51:52 UTC 2019

Please still looking forward to a suggestion of solution on my error:1407742E issue below
How can i fix this?
It's not only a matter of using wget. All commands that require to ocnnect to an SSL server are failing
Yhans a lot

On Mon, 2019-06-17 at 20:29 +0000, Eric Ntonfo wrote:

I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 TLS server and can't use wget to download software packages
The command
fails with the following error

--2019-06-17 22:10:11--
Resolving ( 2a04:4e42:9::561,
Connecting to (|2a04:4e42:9::561|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: [following]
--2019-06-17 22:10:11--
Connecting to (|2a04:4e42:9::561|:443... connected.
OpenSSL: error:1407742E:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:tlsv1 alert protocol version
Unable to establish SSL connection.

I am unable to fix this issue. I have upgraded from openssl 1.0.1 on my Ubuntu box to openssl 1.0.2 having heard that this latest version fix the bug
But still having it.

Can someone help please?

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