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Resolve Linux hostnames on Windows Systems

The following are the steps for enabling the ability to ping a Debian Linux system by hostname on a Windows system; Step 1: Update and install packages with the following command. Step 2: Launch a text editor (in this case nano) to modify nsswitch.conf.  Step 3: Modify the "hosts:" portion to the following and save the changes.   Now you should be able to resolve the Linux hostname on a Windows system. Cheers, Greg