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Some of the applications I installed through wine need to connect to the internet, but it appears they're not able to. They produce the following error on such an attempt:

Can't connect to server

How do I enable internet access for these applications?

I am running Pangolin, 64 bit.

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possible duplicate of Specific Wine Applications don't have Internet Access – Nikana Reklawyks Sep 6 '15 at 19:34

Installing lib32nss-mdns should help you to resolve the issue

Open terminal and try sudo apt-get install lib32nss-mdns

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Thank you for your input. Already tried that (because that's what the first suggestion on google said too), followed by a reboot. It didn't solve the problem for me. – missingfaktor Sep 3 '12 at 20:55
Are you trying to open any SSL connections or just normal connection? – devav2 Sep 3 '12 at 21:07
I am trying to use Evernote. I don't know what sort of connection it attempts to make. – missingfaktor Sep 3 '12 at 21:24
Evernote uses SSL connection. Then the problem is with your wine installation. The wine package that come with 12.04 uses libssl1.0.0. Try using the older version of libssl – devav2 Sep 3 '12 at 21:34
Will it help if I install wine 1.5? I am currently using 1.4. – missingfaktor Sep 3 '12 at 21:57
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A friend of mine helped me solve the issue.

Download the latest version of PlayOnLinux, then from within it, get wine version 1.4, and install Evernote on a new virtual drive using this exact version of wine. Then it would work.

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Do you have an idea why this works ? Wine is now in version 1.7.. – Nikana Reklawyks Sep 6 '15 at 19:33

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