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Subject: Re: NFS mount problem from Ubuntu 12.04
From: Jani Hakala <jani.j.hakala@jyu.fi>
To: Mark Rivers <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu>
Cc: "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2017 19:14:34 +0300
Mark Rivers <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu> writes:

Does /etc/apt/sources.list have

     deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main

line? Also, if 'apt-get update' complains about not being able to fetch
something, that may be the reason why 'apt-get install' fails.

nfs-common and portmap are probably the right package names
(https://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/allpackages)

Jani Hakala

> It says that I need to install the nfs-common and portmap
> packages. However, when I try to do that I get the following errors:
>
> bruker@photontest-1:~$ sudo apt-get install nfs-common portmap
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Package portmap is not available, but is referred to by another package.
> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
> is only available from another source
>
> Package nfs-common is not available, but is referred to by another package.
> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
> is only available from another source
>
> E: Package 'nfs-common' has no installation candidate
> E: Package 'portmap' has no installation candidate
>
> Any idea if the problem is indeed those missing packages, and if so
> how to install them?
>

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