[avahi] Problem seeing available services
hunkybill at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 07:36:03 PST 2008
Thanks for the tip
I am not running any firewalls on the workstation or server as they are on a
I am really at a loss as to why avahi-browse does not seem to be able to see
the server... perhaps it has something to do with the way my wireless card
is configured. I noticed for example when starting Banshee in debug mode, it
looks for NetworkManager which I replaced with Wicd...even so...
avahi-browse should reveal the shares....
On Jan 25, 2008 5:37 AM, Ted Percival <ted at midg3t.net> wrote:
> Dave Lazar wrote:
> > When I use avahi-browse -art from the Server... I can clearly see my
> > music shares, my Workstation and other local services.
> > When I use avahi-browse -art from my Workstation, I only see my
> > Workstation, nothing else.
> > This setup worked great when my workstation was configured with Ubuntu
> > 7.04. When I upgraded to Ubuntu 7.10, my avahi stopped providing the
> > fileshares.
> Usually this is because the Firestarter firewall is installed and blocks
> Avahi's packets by default. The solution is to add an allow rule for UDP
> port 5353.
> If that doesn't seem to be the case, see whether
> /sbin/iptables -vL
> shows the existence of any firewall rules.
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