Package avahi-autoipd

Link-local IPv4 address automatic configuration daemon (IPv4LL)

http://avahi.org

avahi-autoipd implements IPv4LL, "Dynamic Configuration of IPv4
Link-Local Addresses" (IETF RFC3927), a protocol for automatic IP address
configuration from the link-local 169.254.0.0/16 range without the need for a
central server. It is primarily intended to be used in ad-hoc networks which
lack a DHCP server.

System Administration (Section 8)
avahi-autoipd
avahi-autoipd implements IPv4LL, "Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 Link-Local Addresses" (IETF RFC3927), a protocol for automatic IP address configuration from the...
avahi-autoipd.action
avahi-autoipd.action is the action script that is called whenever an IP address has been acquired by avahi-autoipd or when it detected an IP address conflict...