PC not accessible using pc_name.local

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 13 14:38:13 UTC 2010

I have several PCs running Ubuntu.  Most of them publish their names
onto my local network somehow so that from pc foo I can ping pc bar by
ping bar.local
One of them does not appear to publish it's name however.  I can ping
it by ip address but not by name.local (nor can I do anything else by
name.local).  The pc is running a cut down version of Ubuntu so
presumably something has been removed or disabled.  Does anyone know
which package it is that supplies this feature or how to re-enable it?


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