|Description:||Service discovery system (Glib) (0.6.30-1)|
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 Apple MacOS X (branded Rendezvous, Bonjour and sometimes Zeroconf) and is very convenient. Avahi is mainly based on Lennart Poettering's flexmdns mDNS implementation for Linux which has been discontinued in favour of Avahi. This is a glib interface to avahi.
|Maintainer:||Benjamin Reed <avahi-glibATfinkDOTracoonfinkDOTcom>|
CVS log, Last Changed: Sun, 07 Jul 2013 17:07:19 (UTC)
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