A set of technologies created for the purpose of makings LANs "just work". Consists of mDNS, DNS-SD, and IPv4LL.

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Set up Linux box as WAP for MyBookLive?

I inherited an old Linux box as well as a MyBookLive and would like to make the MyBookLive available over my wireless, essentially using the Linux box as a gateway. I just wiped the Linux box (home) ...
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How do I gracefully fall back to AutoIP when there is no DHCP service available?

I am developing an embedded device based on Linux and Busybox, and trying to make it adaptable to different network configurations. I want to: 1- At boot time, if there is no DHCP reply, use an ...
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Most reliable IP resolution in unknown LANs

I have to configure some machines that will be attached to some network of unknown properties. Maybe some Ethernet, some wireless. What configuration will provide the best propability it will work ...
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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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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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What is automatic service location on the network?

I know that zeroconf does automatic service location on the local network. But what does it mean? For example there is a printer (printing is the service that it does). This printer choose randomly an ...
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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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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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Configuring unbound to resolve resolve on mdns

I am trying to set up my own home DNS server, partly to allow computers without avahi/Bonjour to resolve .local addresses. (e. g. unrooted Androids) I am trying to use unbound for this. Since I know ...
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Resolving Zeroconf hostnames on Windows 7 between Virtualbox machines

I have the following setup of VirtualBox machines on a Mac OSX host: several Ubuntu servers, each running a web server and Avahi, these are set up to use "host-only" networking one Windows 7 box ...
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WD TV Live HD and Solaris

Since a few months I own a WD TV Live HD media player and I'm pretty satisfied with it. The performance is good and it's quite stable. But from the beginning I had issues with the CIFS implementation ...
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Can't get Zeroconf to work

Not sure what I'm doing wrong here: I have two Ubuntu 10.04 boxes, "scout.local" and "jones.local"; they're both running the avahi daemon and they can both resolve their own Zeroconf hostnames, but ...
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Both Avahi Configuration for eth0 and eth0:avahi

I want avahi to respond on both network addresses, once at eth0 where is an static IP configured an once at the eth0:avahi where is link local address. the goal should be when I make a mdns browsing ...
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Zeroconf on BusyBox v1.16.1

What are the options of adding zeroconf, mdns, bonjour like daemons on busybox, I need other computers on the network to be able access my busybox using hostname. udhcpc.script just updates the local ...
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Apipa/dhcp table

I had been working with a friend's router and came across a curiousoity Google can't answer. On an arris mta with router combo, it appears that the dhcp is recognizing a 169.254 address. From what I ...