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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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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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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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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 ...