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Welcome to Avahi!
What is Avahi?
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.
- 2010-06-29: We have released Avahi 0.6.26! This is a bugfix release and fixes a minor security issue. (Change Log)
- 2009-04-13: We have released Avahi 0.6.25! This is a bugfix release and fixes a minor security issue. (Change Log)
- 2007-12-17: We have released Avahi 0.6.22! This is an important bugfix release and adds a couple of new features. (Change Log, Blog Story, Announcement)
- 2007-06-22: We have released Avahi 0.6.20! This is a bugfix release and contains a fix for a low risk security vulnerability. (Change Log)