Setting up NFS but no exportfs program - what to do?

marcus lists at
Thu Oct 12 22:56:58 UTC 2006

On Thursday 12 October 2006 22:26, Larry Alkoff wrote:
> I am setting up NFS on Kubuntu 6.06 but there is no exportfs which is
> a program required to publish the NFS shares in /etc/exports.
> I have looked in 'which exportfs' and 'locate exportfs' as root but
> it's not on my system.

Try reinstalling, or removing the packages. It should be part of these 
packages or another dependency which apt should find.
Or try a complete removal with Synaptic (I don't know the apt-get switch 
for that).

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nfs-kernel-server nfs-common portmap


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