Open-source implementation of Multicast DNS for Zeronconf networking, similar to Apple's Bonjour.

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Ubuntu Network Interfaces Configuration: 2 Network Cards

Sorry for broad and ambiguous title. The case is: I have 2 Network Cards, eth0 and eth1. OS: Ubuntu: 14.04. eth0 is configured with static address: 10.1.1.1 and provides WIFI, DHCP and DNS services ...
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Linux - avahi-daemon: Failed to find user 'avahi'

I am experiencing issues running avahi-daemon 0.6.31. I also unistalled and reinstalled again but I always have errors on boot: Jan 14 12:13:27 avahi-daemon[1773]: Failed to find user 'avahi'. Jan ...
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Who sends this packet: mDNS query for PGP keyserver?

Challenge: I already know the packet is sent by the mDNS daemon (avahi). But what software is asking avahi, to browse for PGP keyservers in the .local domain? Or how can I find this out? ...
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How can I broadcast Avahi services between Vagrant (VirtualBox) VMs?

I've got a project with a Vagrantfile which takes a while downloading all its Debian packages. I figured an easy way to speed up initial provisioning would be to make another Vagrant-based project ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Wired connection Unplugged, Unmanaged, now eth0:avahi

I'm trying to use an ethernet connection on my dell xps 13 (L322x), but somehow the eth0 doesn't want to connect. First it said it was Unplugged, I fixed adding to /etc/network/interfaces auto lo ...
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How to turn off zeroconf in Ubuntu?

There's this thing called zeroconf and I have zero need for it in my computer. How do I disable it in Ubuntu?
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Hosts on same LAN can't see each other's services with avahi-browse

Edit: I ended up using another way of sending an audio stream across the network to a remote Raspberry Pi with Pulseaudio - one that does not involve Avahi... So I lost interest in this question - ...
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How can I do name resolution on Mavericks?

I would like to map a IP addresses in my local network to a name of my choice. The network is being used by others, this name should only be available when used by my machine. I have been looking for ...
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avahi set hostname but arp -a only displays IP

I've set my /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname on my Debian system. I also have the Avahi daemon installed and running. From my mac I run arp -a and this lists all the IP's but where the ...
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I switched to comodo DNS and I get a .local domain prompt

I switched to Comodo DNS today because Norton DNS seems to be completely shut off and the website has not been accessible in days. Comodo DNS works fine but every time I log into my computer it says ...
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Cannot ping .local machines on one computer

I have the following three computers connected to my home network: a Mac Mini running Lubuntu 13.10 (macmini) a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian 7 (raspberrypi) a Compaq Mini running Lubuntu 12.04 ...
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Avahi quits working after a few minutes on FreeBSD/FreeNAS

As I mentioned in another post, I've set up a portsjail on FreeNAS 9.1.1 (FreeBSD 9.x) with CUPS and avahi. I'm trying to set up AirPrint support. I've gotten to the point that a Mac can see the avahi ...
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mDNS/ZeroConf/Avahi and Multiple IP Addresses for the Same Host

I'm setting up a media server at home with an old PowerMac that I found rotting in some cellar (great computer by the way, I don't understand why they wanted to throw it away) and I installed Debian ...
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Host name record is removed when announcing with avahi

I am trying to announce a ssh service from my raspberry pi running raspian a Debian squeeze variant. It is using avahi-daemon version 0.6.31. However after a certain time, I cannot find my raspberry ...
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ssh to avahi announced host failing due to 'unknown host' even if it's discovered

I have a raspberry announcing it's hostname with avahi-daemon for several services. However, even if I receive this at PCs over my network I cannot ssh it. $ avahi-browse -at | grep -i ssh + wlp3s0 ...
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How to give same hostname to multiple devices in a zeroconf network?

How to give same hostname to multiple devices in a zeroconf network , Is it even possible ? Is it even locally possible to create aliases of the same name lets say project.local on one machine to its ...
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Getting avahi to automatically publish CUPS printers

I know I can manually add a .service file for each printer I have. But I would like to have them published automatically. But from what I've read, it is also possible to get CUPS to inform avahi ...
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Is there a way to get NFS to refresh its reverse lookup without restarting it?

NFS server for some reason doesn't seem to acknowledge that avahi/mdns will resolve an ip address unless NFS is restarted after avahi is already running. I have my exports specified by hostname ...
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pdftoraster missing from ghostscript-cups package on fedora 17?

Attempting to get AirPrint running on an old laser network printer (so my kid can print from his iOS device) with avahi-daemon, cups and this python script. I've followed the instructions as per this ...
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Adding net auto-discovery to legacy printer

I have a HP 2300dtn laser printer (PCL/PS) connected directly to the network and I would like to add "airprint" capability to it so that client computers can find it automatically. The printer claims ...
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How can I access a VMware Fusion guest running Ubuntu via its .local (Bonjour/Zeroconf/mdns) address?

I'm running VMware Fusion on my Mac with an Ubuntu guest VM configured to use NAT for networking. I can access the VM from the host using its DHCP-assigned vmnet8 IP (172.16.90.128), but I'd like to ...
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How do you get the “Bonjour Service Name” from a single device?

I have two types of device that I want to machine over Ethernet to a host. I want to know which of those two device types is connected. Both devices use Avahi/Bonjour and have what they call a ...
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avahi-browse or avahi-discover for Windows [closed]

Is there a Windows free (= libre) software analoguous to GNU/Linux avahi-browse or avahi-discover (which would discover avahi/bonjour services on the local network and list them)? Since I have ...
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Is Avahi needed on target devices to resolve them?

I'm working currently on a NAS management utility. NAS will have to track local computers and local IP cameras. Assuming that NAS will have Avahi set up, will it resolve everything on the network or ...
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Avahi set host name with short timeout

I'm trying to create a zeroconf app which allows one machine to be "host" which takes ownership of a certain hostname. For example, machineA sets it's host name to 'testbox', and network devices can ...