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The /etc/init.d/nfs-common file has been removed.

There is no NFS service utility.

Any help greatly appreciated.

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Thanks for the replies.

Andrew -

The "nfs" is unknown. Is there a new nfs client service name?

$ initctl start nfs initctl: Unknown job: nfs

Damian -

It looks like they removed this file intentionally. I found this explanation: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nfs-utils/+question/85669

But I am still unclear about what is needed to initialize the nfs client now that /etc/init.d/nfs-common has been removed.

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Use initctl start <service-name>.

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Try completely removing the package using apt-get --purge remove <package> and reinstalling.

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Just found this:

NFSv4Howto - Community Ubuntu Documentation

... and restart nfs-common.

service idmapd restart 

So, apparently, nfs-common is now known as idmapd?

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