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Change mDNS host name

see also : avahi-daemon


avahi-set-host-name host-name

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Set the mDNS host name of a currently running Avahi daemon. The effect of this operation is not persistent across daemon restarts. This operation is usually privileged.


-v | --verbose

Enable verbose mode.

-h | --help

Show help.

-V | --version

Show version information.


This man page was written using xml2man(1) by Oliver Kurth.

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The Avahi Developers <avahi (at) lists (dot) freedesktop (dot) org>; Avahi is available from

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