[Wine] Re: problem with DNS in wine - need help

mishab wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Nov 18 13:59:37 CST 2011

mishab wrote:
> vitamin wrote:
> > 
> > mishab wrote:
> > > But it seems that DNS does not function as I can't access any site by name only by IP.
> > 
> > Probably missing some libraries:
> > http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-702afb4d648cbaad02e1c8d58f64e5ef7cb47f6a
> Thanks for your reply, 
> but the link you pointed me to is for amd64 systems my HW is actual 64 bit but the kernel version as I can tell is 32 bit:
> misha at MOBC-Home:~$ uname -a
> Linux MOBC-Home 3.0.0-12-generic-pae #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 16:37:17 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> yet I tried the package install anyway, but it cant be located, this is the log of the operation:
> misha at MOBC-Home:~$ sudo apt-get install lib32nss-mdns
> [sudo] password for misha: 
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree       
> Reading state information... Done
> Package lib32nss-mdns is not available, but is referred to by another package.
> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
> is only available from another source
> E: Package 'lib32nss-mdns' has no installation candidate
> maybe I am missing some source definition?
> thanks
> Misha

I investigated it farther, the reason I can't find or install lib32nss-mdns is because it of the wrong architecture, e.g. it is for amd64 kernel while mine is not.

any other idea would be appreciated.

should I file a bug on this?


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