avahi - service discovery aka zeroconf

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Distribution Slackware 14.1
Repository Salix x86_64
Package filename avahi-0.6.31-x86_64-1dj.txz
Package name avahi
Package version 0.6.31
Package release 1dj
Package architecture x86_64
Package type txz
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 369.00 KB
Installed size 1.44 MB
Avahi is an Implementation the DNS Service Discovery and Multicast
DNS specifications for Zeroconf Computing. It uses D-BUS for
communication between user applications and a system daemon. The
daemon is used to coordinate application efforts in caching replies,
necessary to minimize the traffic imposed on networks.
You must have an avahi user and group to run avahi.
Something like this should suffice for most systems:
# groupadd -g 214 avahi
# useradd -u 214 -g 214 -c 'Avahi' -d /dev/null -s /bin/false avahi


Package Version Architecture Repository
avahi-0.6.31-x86_64-5gds.txz 0.6.31 x86_64 SlackPack
avahi-0.6.31-i486-4gds.txz 0.6.31 i486 SlackPack
avahi-0.6.31-i486-2sl.txz 0.6.31 i486 Slacky
avahi-0.6.31-x86_64-2_slack.txz 0.6.31 x86_64 Slackonly
avahi-0.6.31-i486-2_slack.txz 0.6.31 i486 Slackonly
avahi-0.6.31-i486-1dj.txz 0.6.31 i486 Salix
avahi - - -


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atk -
attr -
bzip2 -
cairo -
cxxlibs -
dbus -
expat -
fontconfig -
freetype -
gcc -
gcc-g++ -
gdbm -
gdk-pixbuf2 -
glib2 -
gtk+2 -
libX11 -
libXau -
libXcomposite -
libXcursor -
libXdamage -
libXdmcp -
libXext -
libXfixes -
libXi -
libXinerama -
libXrandr -
libXrender -
libcap -
libdaemon -
libffi -
libpng -
libxcb -
pango -
pixman -
qt -
zlib -


Type URL
Mirror download.salixos.org
Binary Package avahi-0.6.31-x86_64-1dj.txz
Source Package -

Install Howto

  1. Download avahi-0.6.31-x86_64-1dj.txz
  2. Install avahi txz package:
    # upgradepkg --install-new avahi-0.6.31-x86_64-1dj.txz

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