How to Install autofs in Ubuntu 18.04

Install autofs by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install autofs


kernel-based automounter for Linux

Autofs controls the operation of the automount daemons. The automount daemons automatically mount filesystems when they are used and unmount them after a period of inactivity. This is done based on a set of pre-configured maps. . The kernel automounter implements an almost complete SunOS style automounter under Linux. A recent version of the kernel autofs4 module (builtin or separate) is required. . This is the autofs daemon.


Version: 5.1.2-1ubuntu3

Section: utils