applications using DBus no longer working all of a sudden? Check your /etc/hosts!

Clemens Lang cal at
Sat Oct 4 03:45:53 PDT 2014


----- On 4 Oct, 2014, at 10:38, René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at wrote:

> The solution was simple: I changed the address for my remapped hosts from
> to in /etc/hosts . That's the broadcast address of my
> local router but the address of a highly available open DNS server like
> should do the trick just as well.

I'd suggest using an address in 127./8 with the exception of instead.
The whole 127./8 is reserved for loopback use.

Clemens Lang

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