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Questions tagged [avahi]

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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Ubuntu 18.10, Samba 4.8.4 smb.conf - what are the valid values for fruit:model?

I'm accessing a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.10 and Samba 4.8.4 from macOS clients running Mojave. When connected via SMB, I want the Finder icon to look like a Mac Mini (because that's what Ubuntu 18....
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Extremely slow boot up - Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I'm running: LSB Version: core-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch:printing-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch:security-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Release: 18....
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Shorten nmcli connection timeout from 120s to 10s, try a lower priority interface quicker

On Ubuntu 16.04 lts I am using nmcli to manage the network interfaces. I have connections like so. NAME UUID TYPE DEVICE link-local-0 da55e0dd-...
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Avahi Reflector Ubuntu 18.10 Modprobe dot1q configuration on Hyper-V 2012 R2 Server

I am having a hard time configuring vlan interfaces on ubuntu desktop 18.10 Does anyone have any good templates or guides? I found this guide and have followed it online: http://chrisreinking.com/...
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how to remove avahi-daemon service from ubuntu at unattended install?

I need to configure interfaces with no avahi-daemon utility in unattended installation using preseed file. I can remove it post-installation using the command sudo apt-get remove avahi-daemon but I ...
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Avahi daemon has stopped working

Using avahi on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server to get a .local address. It stopped working today. Status looks OK: xxxx@x220:~$ sudo service avahi-daemon status ● avahi-daemon.service - Avahi mDNS/DNS-SD ...
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avahi-daemon not setting up

For the last week or two I've been getting a package installation failure when I update Ubuntu 18.04. The following text appears in the Details window: Setting up gnome-session-flashback (1:3.28.0-...
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bionic 18.04 avahi not playing on a mac network

I am running 18.04. I am on a network running a variety of systems but the philosophy is very apple. They are using Bonjour for discovery. This is not working on my box. If I ping a .local name I get "...
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DNS & .local domain 18.04

I am trying to join Ubuntu laptops to our domain company.local (Yes I know .local is bad practice) I am having some issues with only what I can assume is DNS. I can't ping the domain controller (dc....
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About Avahi daemon and services

Can we communicate in Ubuntu machines using Avahi in Ad hoc mode. ? I have two Ubuntu machines with Avahi running. I have created Ad hoc network in both the machines. I need to communicate between ...
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Server 18.04: netplan, avahi and DHCP combination

For a long time now I have been looking for a means to replicate Window's IPv4 assignment behaviour. That is, first try DHCP and on failure switch to link-local addressing. So far I failed to find ...
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Debugging package installation error

Running Ubuntu 17.10. Whenever I get a prompt to do a software update there is one package that repeatedly DOES NOT install and gives me an error.'Avahi DNS configuration tool' How can I debug this?
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How to remove .local suffix from Ubuntu hostname?

When I try to connect to my Ubuntu device with the ssh terminal command, I have to add .local suffix to Ubuntu hostname. For example, if I want to ssh to my device with its hostname, my ssh command ...
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Avahi daemon necessary? CPU load quiet high

While using htop for some other stuff I noticed a programm called 'avahi-daemon' which is using quiet a lot of my maximum CPU load and definitely more than all other programs. I read it is some kind ...
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SleepProxyClient - discovering services failed

I'm trying this Bonjour Sleep Proxy emulator on my Ubuntu(18.10) PC. https://github.com/awein/SleepProxyClient Awesome scripts that help me too much. By the way, I have a minor problem. When I ...
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Ubuntu avahi-daemon cannot find “raspberrypi.local”

I am using a ubuntu 16.04 LTS laptop. I have a raspberry pi zero I flashed raspbian onto. I enabled ssh on the raspberry pi, and set it up as an ethernet gadget so I can ssh into it from a micro-usb ...
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What is mDNS? Is it possible to make mDNS query without mdns service running?

Recently I came across avahi-daemon and mdns.... Do I need a mDNS client in my system to connect with mDNS server? Or is there any other way to connect a computer without mDNS client to a mDNS ...
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Why “couldn't resolve host” error occur for avahi-daemon?

I couldn't connect Ubuntu with raspberrypi. I typed ssh pi@raspberrypi.local but it shows “cannot resolve host.”
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How can I use “udhcpc” with “avahi-autoipd”?

I need the link local address to be acquired by the avahi-autoipd daemon, when the dhcp server goes out of network. How can I do this?
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Ubuntu 14.04: Can't reach link-local addresses

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have avahi installed. I can correctly resolve .local hostnames, but cannot reach the resolved link-local IP addresses. For example: $ ping thebox.local PING thebox.local (...
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How can I de-duplicate an Avahi address?

My laptop has the Avahi address laptop-2.local instead of laptop.local (which was the address the last time I used it). There is no other machine on the network with the hostname laptop, nor has there ...
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Can I setup subdomain.hostname.local on a home network?

I have hosts alpha.local and beta.local running on my home network, the network is managed by a (very) simple wireless router. I can access the servers using, for example, ssh alpha or http://beta....
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Ubuntu 16.04 desktop vm is the only OS that will not register on the local network

I have several linux & windows vms(vmware) running on windows 10 pro host, in vmware workstation 12.5. All vms are configured the same way in workstation, but the Ubuntu vm is not discovered in "...
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Avahi / Samba on Snappy Core 16.04 ARM

Is there a way to install Avahi or Samba on Ubuntu Core 16.04 (RPI3) . I need to have my device discovered by name not by IP.
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Avahi out of memory error

After upgrading to 16.10, avahi is consistently crashing (and successfully restarting on it's own). It is reporting an "out of memory" error, even though there is plenty of memory on the system. Any ...
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avahi dns doesn't work [duplicate]

I'm trying to get dns resolution of Avahi .local domains. I can do: $ avahi-resolve-host-name redacted.local Redacted.local 10.xx.xx.xx but not ping redacted.local ping: redacted.local: Name or ...
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How can I start Ubuntu after install was interrupted?

I can get as far as choosing Ubuntu on the start like menu then it loads up a black screen. Here is the screen that pops up: [ OK ] Started Terminate Plymouth Boot Screen. [ OK ] Started Hold until ...
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Post 16.04 upgrade network stops randomly

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 I'm experiencing random network failures. The syslog and only shows where named stops listening and logging in at the console then restarting the networking ...
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Avahi-daemon keeps disconnecting me from the network [Ubuntu 16.04]

I've been having this problem for a few days where my ubuntu machine was getting disconnected from the network and I finally managed to track down the cause to this: Jun 11 10:40:19 nvidia avahi-...
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Unknown host even though Avahi is installed and running

I'm running a 16.04 server on an old iMac. My network connectivity is up and running and avahi-daemon is installed, but I cannot ssh to my machine without explicitly using the ip. In spite of all this,...
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How to disable avahi-daemon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

How to disable avahi-daemon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? I have tried sudo sh -c "echo 'manual'>/etc/init/avahi-daemon.override" but seems it does not work. And how to disable cups-browsed? I have tried ...
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How do I enable Bonjour/Avahi lookups in all tools?

Although I've got numerous Avahi packages installed, I can't seem to get something like "ping myhost.local" to resolve. But "avahi-browse --all" does return results. The device I'm trying to reach can ...
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Avahi works on one computer but not on another

I've searched for clues to this problem for days, hope someone here can shed some light. I know I can use IP addresses only for this simple case and I know about other solutions like DNSmasq, but I'm ...
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Avahi local name collision

I have defined a subnetwork on my server, using ip aliases for a single ethernet card. Today, after a reboot, the avahi daemon is not resolving host names anymore. The hosts defined in /etc/avahi/...
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Ubuntu config with multiple network adapter interface, vlans running on VM Workstation Pro 12 to run AVAHI service / app

Any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated Objective -Use Ubuntu along with the AVAHI app / service to relay multicast across my 6 vLan networks to allow devices within each of these separate ...
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avahi-daemon repeatedly registers/withdraws address record causing network failures

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 using an Ethernet connection to my cable model router. I have not customized the network set up in any way after installing Ubuntu. I've noticed that after about 12 to 24 hours ...
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configure: error: avahi development headers not found

i can't install avahi error is: checking for AVAHI... yes checking avahi-client/client.h usability... yes checking avahi-client/client.h presence... yes checking for avahi-client/client.h... yes ...
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Invalid response packet from host <ip v4 or ip v6>

I got these messages in system log. They happened when some of my partners upgrade there machine to Windows 10. I found some related topics on the internet and they said I can safely ignore the ...
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How can I get avahi-autoipd to get an address on an alias, regardless of the state of the interface?

I want to configure an address on eth0:ipv4ll, even if eth0 is itself configured. Eth0 will never be configured with an ipv4ll address, it's set to DHCP. The system in question is used both in a ...
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avahi-daemon.service failed

Tried to browse services with avahi-browse -alr: Failed to create client object: Daemon not running And actually there is a problem with the avahi daemon: ● avahi-daemon.service - Avahi mDNS/DNS-SD ...
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Why isn't NSS using mDNS?

I have a machine that is unable to resolve hostnames over mDNS: ### mDNS is working $ avahi-resolve -n foo.local foo.local 1.2.3.4 ### NSS is configured to use mDNS $ grep ^hosts /etc/nsswitch....
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Avahi-daemon and virtualbox broken after upgrade to 15.04

I'm in need of help: I was on 14.04, i do-release-upgraded yesterday 2 times first to 14.10, upgrade gone ok, and later to 15.04 (upgrade gone not so well): at the last needed restart it frozen with ...
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How to resolve Link Local hosts without typing .local

So in windows, if I typed ping familyroom, it would tell me that my PC in the family room is 192.168.1.61. (DHCP assigned address that isn't in any DNS) I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Local domain won't resolve

I have a dns which I had put into the ip4 config which should in theory give me access to a *.test.local domain. It pings well. I also disabled the avahi daemon completely. The hosts line in the ...
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How to prevent my computer from sending multicast requests

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 and shortly noticed that my internet port has been blocked by internet provider. I contacted technical support and get reported that my computer was sending too many ...
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Trouble using ssh and Avahi

Solved: make sure that libnss-mdns is installed! I'm having trouble using SSH'ing from my netbook to my desktop using a .local hostname. Every so often, I have to reset the router I use, which resets ...
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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 squid-...
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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... ...