[Wine] Network not working properly

Martin Gregorie martin at gregorie.org
Thu Oct 22 10:02:49 CDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-10-22 at 08:50 -0500, peterno3 wrote:
> I am running Wine 1.0.1. My hostname is returned as:
> peter-laptop
> The lines in my /etc/hosts file look like:
>	localhost
>	peter-laptop
The localhost line should be:	localhost  localhost.localdomain
::1		localhost6.localdomain6 localhost6

The second line is only needed if you have IPV6 enabled as well as IPV4
addresses. Localhost is special (it is a loopback in your computer that
is entirely implemented in software) and is recognised by the special IP
address of


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