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How to get autofs working in 14.04 LTS

I just upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS and autofs is broken again. In the past there was some pre-start mumbo jumbo that one could add to /etc/init/autofs.conf and it would work, but it depended ...
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Where are options of autofs documented in detail?

http://serverfault.com/questions/19323/is-it-feasible-to-have-home-folder-hosted-with-nfs I see the following conf from the above webpage. auto.master: +auto.master /mnt/nfs /etc/auto.home ...
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How do I automount a unionfs-fuse filesystem?

I can run the shell command: unionfs-fuse /changedata=RW:/immutedata=RO -o cow /data This mounts the filesystem exactly how I want to. Now I need to incorporate it into the automounter so that ...
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Distributing automounter maps to NIS clients

I am working to get automounter maps distributed to our group's workstations via NIS. All the workstations are clients, with one master server. Is it possible to distribute automounter maps through ...
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How to disable a specific mount, when using automount over LDAP

I am using Ubuntu 11.04, on which NFS paths are automounted using AutoFS/LDAP. For example, /path1 and /path2 are auto mounted, but I want to disable automount for /path1, because I want to use a ...
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What's the benefit of AutoFS versus a static NFS mount?

I understand that AutoFS mounts shared on-demand and then unmounts them after a certain amount of idle time, but are there other advantages to AutoFS? For example, if my NFS server crashes (or ...
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Should media files (HTPC) using NFS mount using fstab/static or autofs?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC and am streaming media files from my fileserver (mounted using NFS). Right now I have fstab configured to mount my NFS share like this: 192.168.0.99:/tank/media ...
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NFS users getting a laggy GUI expierence

I am setting up a system (ubuntu 12.04) that uses ldap, pam, and autofs to load users and their home folders from a remote server. One of the options for login is sitting down at the machine and ...
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Mount NFS share as a shortcut

I recently purchased a Netgear ReadyNas and have a question about mounting an NFS volume. Firstly I know how to mount the share in fstab. There is a lot of information around that describes how to do ...
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How to set an NFS network?

I want to merge information found here and there in order to record in one answer all steps to set my NFS network between my two Ubuntu PCs This is useful time to time, for example when switching to ...
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Using autofs with sshfs: “no such file or directory” error

After following instructions on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs, I am able to mount directory via sshfs as root, however, autofs doesn't work for me. My auto.master contains /media/sshfs ...
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Can I set a time-out for auto-mounted shares that are unavailable?

I am using autofs to mount an NFS remote share at boot so it's mounted when I'm logged in. If the remote share is down, I can't login to Ubuntu, it hangs after entering my password. Any way to set a ...