Avahi is a fully LGPL framework for Multicast DNS Service Discovery. It allows programs to publish and discover services and hosts running on a local network with no specific configuration.

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Why do only IPv6 autoconf services get listed from wlan

I've installed squid-deb-proxy on a server which is connected to my router's LAN. If I browse available zeroconf services from my laptop connected directly to the LAN, I see both IP4 and IP6 ...
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How can I confirm my name on a local network?

My local network name is usually myhostname.local, but sometimes other people on the network can't access me at that address and I have to give them my network IP address (which changes). How can I ...
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Bonjour bridge with Avahi

I have two subnets with different devices that announce themselves using the Bonjour protocol. Since these messages can be only broadcasted in the same subnetwork I installed the Avahi daemon. I ...
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Avahi upgrade failes

uname -a Linux nas 3.5.0-41-generic #64~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Sep 12 16:50:04 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux can you help me with this one? sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... ...
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Correct way to disable avahi-daemon? [duplicate]

I disabled the avahi-daemon according to the method set out here, namely editing the /etc/init/avahi-daemon.conf file to: start on (never and filesystem and started dbus) stop on ...
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Ubuntu not using avahi

I'm working with a robot (Baxter) that uses ROS which in turn uses avahi to resolve names. I'm having problems resolving the name on one of the Ubuntu's. I can resolve the name of the robot ...
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OS X Mavericks Won't Connect To Ubuntu Server (Netatalk, Avahi)

I'm really sorry for posting this. I know it may have been asked a thousand times. I have googled like crazy and I'm on the verge of desperation here. Basically, I followed this guide: ...
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samba share not on network after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04LTS.

I just upgraded an old Ubuntu box to 12.04LTS (machine named A-Ubuntu). This is an upgrade not a format re-install. All the accounts and config were preserved. The basic setup is a local network with ...
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Should I disable avahi-daemon?

Every time I connect my computer to the network, I get a long list of network printers which I cannot use. In this page (see comments), someone suggested disabling avahi-daemon. I would do it if I ...
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proxy authentication problem

I installed ubuntu along side windows from a bootable USB. My internet is working behind a proxy. after entering the hostname and all other things, the connection is not receiving my username and ...
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Configure an Avahi reflector to broadcast the address for only certain airplay targets

I'm looking to configure the Avahi daemon in reflector mode (which I have working) to reflect only certain Airplay targets to the other networks. Anyone have a solution for this?
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System services Xubuntu 13.04

Is there any graphical interface that I can access in order to enable/disable system services under Xubuntu 13.04? Or do I have to fiddle with config files (if so, which)? My current issue is that I ...
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Wake on demand (WOD, WOL)

I like to have my homeserver (running Ubuntu) automatically powered on when I am connecting via SSH from the internet. I successfully configured the server to listen for Wake On LAN (WOL) magic ...
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How do I use avahi to display system as .local

Installing and running Avahi will make it visible via Zeroconf, which means that other machines on the LAN that use Zeroconf will be able to access it as .local. how do I do that?
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How do I make a PC .local instead of IP?

I have this problem at the office. I have 3 PCs that are connected by ethernet cables and one that isn't because that one is connected without a cable, it's wireless. The weird thing is that all ...
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fakeroot and package building

We have developed a network pub/sub communication suite. It is in use across a number of different applications and domains, most notably on our payloads aboard the International Space Station (ISS). ...
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logout when running firefox over ssh

this is very strange and has never happened before. When I ssh to a remote computer at my uni and try and run firefox (even with -no-remote etc.) it automatically logs me out of my local computer. ...
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avahi cannot detect other devices and other devices cannot resolve my IP

After upgrading to 13.04, avahi stopped working properly. The daemon cannot see any other machine on LAN other than itself, and while other machines can see my device, they cannot resolve my IP. I've ...
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How can I get better transfer speeds for a WD NAS connected directly via Ethernet?

My Goal I own a My Book Live. I have spent some time tonight trying to optimalise the transfer speeds. To do so I connect the NAS directly to the ethernet port of the computer. Windows gives me ...
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people nearby contacts appears twice in empathy list, how to correct this?

Using empathy and "people nearby" in Ubuntu 12.04, my contacts appears twice. This bothers me, how can I correct this ?
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I cant connect internet because avahi .local problem

I used Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 7. I got a problem when I tried to connect a Wifi. The message was "Your current network has a .local domain, which is not recommended and incompatible with the ...
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Can Avahi zeroconf mDNS correctly resolve bare hostnames?

Ubuntu supports resolving MACHINE.local names. How can you configure it correctly to resolve only MACHINE as the hostname? By default it appears to assume that this is a DNS search.
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When adding a MAAS node, avahiboot hangs on network configuration

Please bear with me since I am a "newbee" here. I am trying to add a node (VirtualBox) to a MAAS server (Ubuntu 12.04.01). The MAAS server was installed fine and the image was installed and superuser ...
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forked-daapd without avahi

I'm trying to setup forked-daapd, but i'd prefer it if i could run it without avahi (or rather define my own avahi service instead of using the dbus api). The reason is that i want a netatalk share ...
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How can I obtain an IPv4LL address when dhcp server is down?

I edited the /etc/network/interfaces with the lines auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp but, if the dhcp server is down, I want the interface obtains automatically a link-local address. Is it possible? ...
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Timeout in a connection to a DHCP server

I want to configure my eth0 interface using an external DHCP server (resident in my subnet), so I edited /etc/network/configure with the lines auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp but I also want to ...
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How can I discover the hostnames for all the machines on my lan?

I ssh into the machines on my network using hostname.local. I've forgotten the hostname for one of the machines. Is there a command I can issue from one machine that will broadcast a request for and ...
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How can I force the rediscovery of PulseAudio virtual sound devices?

I'm using the PulseAudio feature of network sound devices (not Multicast/RTP) to play sound from my netbook on the audio equipment connected to the HTPC when at home. This creates a virtual sound ...
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Avahi-daemon troubles

I did a clean install (keeping my old home partition) of ubuntu 12.04. Everything working fine, except the process avahi-daemon is consuming a lot (60-90%) CPU. What is the avahi-daemon? Does it have ...
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desktopcouches don't pair

I'm a rather advanced Ubuntu user and I'd like to develop things that will use desktopcouch, but I can't get started because the seemingly simple task of pairing two couches in my local network ...
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CUPS and Avahi on Ubuntu [closed]

We're trying to debug an Avahi/cups configuration around here: We have an Ubuntu Server 10.04.3 running cups 0.6.30-0ubuntu2 with printer sharing enabled. Cups on our Ubuntu 11.04 machines running ...
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Build Avahi without GUI

I'm running Ubuntu Jaunty on a plug computer which I only ever access via SSH. I want to update Avahi on the device (without GUI) and the only way (that I know of) to get the very latest version is ...
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avahi slow to start - can ping IP, but hostname comes online after few mintues

I've a strange problem. On ubuntu server 11. I've avahi running. When I restart machine, in about 1 min server is up, I can connect through SSH or ping it via IP. But not via hostname server.local - ...
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Remote Desktop Viewer can't connect to “found” computers [closed]

I use Remote Desktop Viewer to connect from my Laptop (Ubuntu 11.04) to my PC (Ubuntu 10.04). But I can only connect if I type the PC's address directly. If I use the Find option (UPnP?), to search ...
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How to disable Avahi? [closed]

I am completely new Linux systems especially Ubuntu. I am currently using 11.04 and I ran into some trouble and I really need your help. Everything was working fine for the past several days until a ...
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avahi daemon constantly needs restarting

I have Ubuntu 11 running on a Thinkpad W520. Things work great, but not avahi-daemon. It seems that my laptop becomes invisible (ssh user@hostname.local can't find the laptop) to other computers on ...
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How to troubleshoot a hostname problem?

I have a Ubuntu desktop PC and a Windows 7 laptop. They have network connection over a wifi router, which gives them local IP addresses. Both computers see each other when pinged by IP. The Ubuntu pc ...
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Avahi error on startup [duplicate]

Each time I start up, I get a blue popup-like blue window with an exclamation mark giving me what looks like an error message. It does not stay long enough for me to write it down. It says something ...
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How do I access machines on the home network with their machine name?

I have all machines connecting to the internet through a wireless router (occasionally I plug a machine into the router via cable). I have installed the ssh package and can access one Ubuntu machine ...
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Differences between Bonjour/Avahi/People-Nearby protocols

I recently discovered, through Ubuntu's empathy IM client, that exists a protocol that enables the user to talk with anyone on his actual local network. It seems empathy calls this service "People ...
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Finder freezes when deleting files across a OS X/Linux network [closed]

I have my MacBook 5,2 hooked up to an Ubuntu 10.10 'server' via ethernet. I've installed netatalk and avahi-daemon on the server. I've disallowed Spotlight (OS X's search utility) from indexing the ...
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High CPU usage due to Network manager

This really puzzled me. I noticed à 30% of avahi daemon on Kubuntu 10.10 on a Lenovo T410 (this is the value given by top, not by the task manager of krunner). This was far too high. Trying to ...
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About the use of dotted hostname with avahi

Hi I recently discovered avahi. It help you when you when to resolve hostname for the local network. But in my situation i've got a issue. I decided to host a machine called "a.alpha" and a another ...
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How to reach a host in the same network by hostname?

I have a network which connects a couple of hosts. I would like to be able to reach other hosts from one of them using the hostname. I just discovered the ".local" domain, which is available through ...
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Can 'avahi' handle IP address lookups as well as host name lookups?

Ubuntu uses 'avahi' to perform host name lookups on the local network, which allows me to find other computers just by adding '.local' to the name, e.g. laptop.local or desktop.local. However, avahi ...
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How do I share NFS mounts over zeroconf?

I would like to advertise my NFS shares via Avahi so that I can just browse from multiple machines without having to set it all up, especially when guests come over and I want something automagic. I ...
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How can you broadcast a network share (ftp/sftp/webdav) so that it shows up in nautilus for other users

Is there a way to broadcast a network file sharing server that is using a protocol like ftp, sftp, webdav, so that it shows up in naulilus under network:// . I once connected to network where I ...
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How to share files between Ubuntu and OSX?

Is there any links/tutorials/videos that helps me share files between Ubuntu and Mac OSX?
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Delete eth0 avahi from the ifconfig list

Hello this is the response I get from ifconfig. Now I have two eth0 things being showed up. I need to delete the second one which says eth0:avahi. I posted my ifconfig's response on a site as I has ...
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Access server by host name?

I have a mixed network with mostly Windows machines, a Mac, and a few Linux boxes. There is no DNS or WINS server, and adding one is outside of my control. If I put a clean install of 10.04 desktop ...