How to Install libnss-gw-name in Ubuntu 18.04

Install libnss-gw-name by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install libnss-gw-name


nss module that names the current gateway’s IP address

This Name Service Switch (NSS) module resolves the name “gateway.localhost” to the IP of the current default gateways of the system. This allows easy access to router configuration and to check if connectivity problems are local or not.


Version: 0.3-2

Section: universe/admin