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Old 04-20-2007, 04:24 PM   #1
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Basic Avahi Question

I see where Avahi is installed on my system. With some of the things that I've read, it kind of sounds like it's really for people who have a need for wireless connectivity. I don't, everything is hard-wired. I was wondering if I need it or should uninstall it?

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Old 04-22-2007, 02:10 AM   #2
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According to this Wikipedia article, Avahi is a Zeroconf implementation for automatic discovery of services on the network. As such it could be as useful on a hard wired network as on a wireless network. Whether you want it is up to you. I just checked my Ubuntu installation, and it is disabled by default.
Old 04-22-2007, 06:31 AM   #3
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Ok, thanks for the help.


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