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Package avahi

Local network service discovery


Avahi is a system which facilitates service discovery on
a local network -- this means that you can plug your laptop or
computer into a network and instantly be able to view other people who
you can chat with, find printers to print to or find files being
shared. This kind of technology is already found in MacOS X (branded
'Rendezvous', 'Bonjour' and sometimes 'ZeroConf') and is very

Version: 0.8

See also: avahi-autoipd, avahi-dnsconfd, avahi-tools, avahi-ui-tools.

File Formats

avahi-daemon.conf avahi-daemon configuration file
avahi.hosts avahi-daemon static host name file
avahi.service avahi-daemon static service file

System Administration

avahi-daemon The Avahi mDNS/DNS-SD daemon