avahi - service discovery aka zeroconf

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


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    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