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I cannot update NFS. Ever since I upgraded from 10.04 LTS the update manager shows two NFS packages but it won't let me click them.

Update Manager NFS Problem

What should I do?

I tried:

sudo apt-get -oDebug::PkgProblemResolver=1 dist-upgrade

But It didn't help, eg:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Starting
Starting 2
Investigating (0) rpcbind [ amd64 ] < none -> 0.2.0-7ubuntu1 > ( net )
Broken rpcbind:amd64 Conflicts on portmap [ amd64 ] < 6.0.0-1ubuntu2.2 > ( net )
  Considering portmap:amd64 1 as a solution to rpcbind:amd64 1
  Holding Back rpcbind:amd64 rather than change portmap:amd64
Investigating (0) nfs-common [ amd64 ] < 1:1.2.0-4ubuntu4.2 -> 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3 > ( net )
Broken nfs-common:amd64 Depends on rpcbind [ amd64 ] < none -> 0.2.0-7ubuntu1 > ( net ) (>= 0.2.0-6ubuntu1)
  Considering rpcbind:amd64 1 as a solution to nfs-common:amd64 1
  Holding Back nfs-common:amd64 rather than change rpcbind:amd64
Investigating (0) nfs-kernel-server [ amd64 ] < 1:1.2.0-4ubuntu4.2 -> 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3 > ( net )
Broken nfs-kernel-server:amd64 Depends on nfs-common [ amd64 ] < 1:1.2.0-4ubuntu4.2 -> 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3 > ( net ) (= 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3)
  Considering nfs-common:amd64 1 as a solution to nfs-kernel-server:amd64 0
  Holding Back nfs-kernel-server:amd64 rather than change nfs-common:amd64
 Try to Re-Instate (1) nfs-common:amd64
 Try to Re-Instate (1) nfs-kernel-server:amd64
Done
Done
The following packages have been kept back:
  nfs-common nfs-kernel-server
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded.

I found a bug report similar to my problem, but I don't understand how I can "bump the priority of rpcbind in the archive to 'standard?" What does this mean? Can anyone point me in the right direction?

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This was a bug.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nfs-utils/+bug/863741

It was fixed on 2012-06-07

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