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Mint 16 64-bit cant install libnss-mdns:i386
Gbh936sp
Gbh936sp
Posted 2014-03-29 15:17
Hi guys,

On a clean install of Mint 16 Cinnamon, I can't install libnss-mdns 32-bit library. The 64-bit version is installed.

There's a dependency to install base-files:i386 which will uninstall base-files (64-bit version) along with bash and some other rather vital stuff.

Is there a fix for this is (I can't imagine its safe to ignore this dependency for Crossover).

Thanks.
Silviu Cojocaru
Silviu Cojocaru Omniscient Mystical Exalted Nigh-invincible Supreme Raging Atomic Dragon Turbo Chief Senior Advocate, Rank 8
Posted 2014-03-29 16:28
No, it's not safe to ignore this for CrossOver if you want your applications to be able to access the internet.

From the wiki page:
Posted:

64-bit Debian or Ubuntu : apt-get install lib32nss-mdns


on the same page

Posted:

Note that on Debian or Ubuntu, if you do attempt to use libnss-mdns:i386, the package manager will warn you that it will replace all of the appropriate 64-bit libraries with the same 32-bit libraries.


So it's not libnss-mdns:i386 but lib32nss-mdns cuz that's how Debian rolls.



Hope this helps.
Gbh936sp
Gbh936sp
Posted 2014-03-29 16:46
Thanks Silviu,

Figured I knew how to install libraries, didn't check the wiki on this particular one. Serves me right, heh?

I'll read first next time! :)

Thanks for your help.

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