[arch-general] WINE Networking Issues

Matthew Walker walkerm930 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 16:01:24 UTC 2021

> On Jan 25, 2021, at 07:55, Giancarlo Razzolini via arch-general <arch-general at lists.archlinux.org> wrote:
> Em janeiro 25, 2021 9:49 John Briggs via arch-general escreveu:
>> I usually run the Kindle app. It requires an Internet connection to run correctly.
>> I have ran ping in a WINE console:
>>   it resolves the internet address correctly but there is no return from the pings
>>   because the dns is working it appears as if I am not receiving the packets.
> It is my understanding that ping doesn't work on wine. Also, I would suggest you try
> creating a new prefix and installing the app again, instead of using the old prefix.

I think I also encountered this issue (confirmed by using ncat [1]). It was only with 32-bit wine, and only with old versions (via playonlinux).

System wine (I have 6.0-1), seems to be working, both 32 & 64 bit.

[1] https://nmap.org/ncat/ I did `echo HTTP | /path/to/ncat 80` in cmd.

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