$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall nfs-common
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
xfonts-encodings linux-headers-3.0.0-22 libapt-inst1.3 xfonts-utils
libxfont1 libept1 libvtk5.6 libvpx0 linux-headers-3.0.0-22-server
libapt-pkg4.11 x-ttcidfont-conf libfontenc1 libjpeg62 libnl3 defoma
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
2 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up nfs-common (1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3) ...
rmdir: failed to remove `/var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs'
dpkg: error processing nfs-common (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of nfs-kernel-server:
nfs-kernel-server depends on nfs-common (= 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3); however:
Package nfs-common is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing nfs-kernel-server (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
No apport report written because the error message indicates it's a follow-up error from a previous failure.
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: nfs-common 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-22.36-server 3.0.33
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-22-server x86_64
Date: Wed Jul 11 14:24:51 2012
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110426)
Title: package nfs-common 1:1.2.5-3ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-07-11 (0 days ago)