avahi - service discovery aka zeroconf

Property Value
Distribution Slackware 14.2
Repository Salix x86_64
Package name avahi
Package version 0.6.32
Package release 1dj
Package architecture x86_64
Package type txz
Installed size 1.55 MB
Download size 398.00 KB
Official Mirror download.salixos.org
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-0.7-i586-1dj.txz 0.7 i586 Slackel
avahi-0.7-x86_64-1dj.txz 0.7 x86_64 Slackel
avahi-0.6.32-i586-1gds.txz 0.6.32 i586 SlackPack
avahi-0.6.32-x86_64-1gds.txz 0.6.32 x86_64 SlackPack
avahi-0.6.32-i586-1dj.txz 0.6.32 i586 Salix
avahi-0.6.32-i586-1_slonly.txz 0.6.32 i586 Slackonly
avahi-0.6.32-x86_64-1_slonly.txz 0.6.32 x86_64 Slackonly
avahi - - -


Name Value
at-spi2-atk -
at-spi2-core -
atk -
attr -
bzip2 -
cairo -
dbus -
expat -
fontconfig -
freetype -
gcc -
gcc-g++ -
gdbm -
gdk-pixbuf2 -
glib2 -
gtk+2 -
gtk+3 -
harfbuzz -
libICE -
libSM -
libX11 -
libXau -
libXcomposite -
libXcursor -
libXdamage -
libXdmcp -
libXext -
libXfixes -
libXi -
libXinerama -
libXrandr -
libXrender -
libXxf86vm -
libcap -
libdaemon -
libdrm -
libepoxy -
libffi -
libpng -
libxcb -
libxshmfence -
mesa -
pango -
pixman -
qt -
util-linux -
zlib -


Type URL
Binary Package avahi-0.6.32-x86_64-1dj.txz
Source Package unknown

Install Howto

  1. Download avahi-0.6.32-x86_64-1dj.txz
  2. Install avahi txz package:
    # upgradepkg --install-new avahi-0.6.32-x86_64-1dj.txz

See Also

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