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Install NFS Server on SUSE Linux 11

Coming from a Red Hat Enterprise Linux background, I recently had to install and configure an NFS server on a SUSE Linux 11.2 platform and was a bit surprised to find that the NFS server package was called nfs-kernel-server instead of just nfs-server or just nfs. Here are the steps to install and start up the NFS server: # yast2 -i nfs-kernel-server # or zypper install -y nfs-kernel-server # chkconfig –add nfsserver nfsserver 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:on 4:off 5:on 6:off # /etc/init.d/nfsserver start Starting kernel based NFS server: idmapd mountd startd nfsd sm-notify done # service nfsservice status Checking for

SUSE Linux

Am I the only person that thinks that SuSE Linux is the most polished of the major Linux distributions? Recently, I had to install SuSE Linux 11.2 to test some system configuration software that I had written. After spending the last couple of years working mainly with Fedora, RHEL or CentOS, it was a pleasant surprise to install SuSE Linux 11.2. Nice crisp graphics and layout! The questions were few and precise. Help was excellent. The install process flowed smoothly and logically. SuSE Linux simply just looks more professional and polished compared with Red Hat. Here are some screenshots of