libnss-gw-name - nss module that names the current gateway’s IP address

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libnss-gw-name_0.3-2+b2_i386.deb
Package name libnss-gw-name
Package version 0.3
Package release 2+b2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Joachim Breitner <>
Download size 5.89 KB
Installed size 26.00 KB
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


Package Version Architecture Repository
libnss-gw-name_0.3-2+b2_amd64.deb 0.3 amd64 Debian Main
libnss-gw-name - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.1.3
libnl-3-200 >= 3.2.7
libnl-route-3-200 >= 3.2.7


Type URL
Binary Package libnss-gw-name_0.3-2+b2_i386.deb
Source Package libnss-gw-name

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libnss-gw-name deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libnss-gw-name




2013-06-03 - Joachim Breitner <>
libnss-gw-name (0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable 
2012-09-20 - Joachim Breitner <>
libnss-gw-name (0.3-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Port to libnl-3.x (Closes: #688166)
* Bump Standards-Version
2011-06-28 - Joachim Breitner <>
libnss-gw-name (0.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix typo in Homepage, thx to Tomas Pospisek for noticing (Closes: #574893)
* Build with Multi-Arch support 
2010-03-20 - Joachim Breitner <>
libnss-gw-name (0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Actually release the previous change as a new upstream version.
2010-03-20 - Joachim Breitner <>
libnss-gw-name (0.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Resolve “gateway.localhost” instead of “gateway.current” (Closes: #574561)
2010-03-12 - Joachim Breitner <>
libnss-gw-name (0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #573605)

See Also

Package Description
libnss-ldap_265-5_i386.deb NSS module for using LDAP as a naming service
libnss-ldapd_0.9.10-2_i386.deb NSS module for using LDAP as a naming service
libnss-libvirt_5.0.0-4_i386.deb nss plugin providing IP address resolution for virtual machines
libnss-lwres_0.93-7+b4_i386.deb NSS module for using bind9's lwres as a naming service
libnss-mdns_0.14.1-1_i386.deb NSS module for Multicast DNS name resolution
libnss-myhostname_241-7~deb10u1_i386.deb nss module providing fallback resolution for the current hostname
libnss-mymachines_241-7~deb10u1_i386.deb nss module to resolve hostnames for local container instances
libnss-pgsql2_1.4.0debian-8_i386.deb NSS module for using PostgreSQL as a naming service
libnss-rainbow2_0.8.7-2_i386.deb nss library for rainbow
libnss-resolve_241-7~deb10u1_i386.deb nss module to resolve names via systemd-resolved
libnss-sss_1.16.3-3.1_i386.deb Nss library for the System Security Services Daemon
libnss-systemd_241-7~deb10u1_i386.deb nss module providing dynamic user and group name resolution
libnss-unknown_0.0.2-2_i386.deb nss module to handle unknown uids
libnss-winbind_4.9.5+dfsg-5_i386.deb Samba nameservice integration plugins
libnss-wrapper_1.1.3-1_i386.deb NSS wrapper library