avahi-browse – Browse for mDNS/DNS-SD services using the Avahi daemon
avahi-browse [options] service-type
avahi-browse [options] –all
avahi-browse [options] –browse-domains
avahi-browse [options] –dump-db
Browse for mDNS/DNS-SD network services and browsing domains using the
Specify a DNS-SD service type (e.g. _http._tcp) to browse for on the
command line, or -a to browse for all available service types. Items
that appear on the network are prefixed with “+”, items that disappear
are prefixed with “-“. If –resolve is passed items that are resolved
are prefixed with “=”.
-a | –all
Browse for all service types registered on the LAN, not just the
one specified on the command line.
-D | –browse-domains
Browse for browsing domains instead for services. avahi-browse-
domains is equivalent to avahi-browse –browse-domains
-d | –domain= DOMAIN
Browse in the specified domain. If omitted avahi-browse will
browse in the default browsing domain (usually .local)
-v | –verbose
Enable verbose mode.
-t | –terminate
Terminate after dumping a more or less complete list.
-c | –cache
Terminate after dumping all entries available in the cache.
-l | –ignore-local
Ignore local services, show only remote services.
-r | –resolve
Automatically resolve services found.
-f | –no-fail
Don’t fail if the daemon is not found running. Instead, wait
until it appears. If it disconnects, try to reconnect.
-p | –parsable
Make output easily parsable for usage in scripts. If enabled
fields are separated by semicolons (;), service names are
escaped. It is recommended to combine this with –no-db-lookup.
-k | –no-db-lookup
Don’t lookup services types in service type database.
-b | –dump-db
Dump the service type database (may be combined with -k)
-h | –help
-V | –version
Show version information.
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Avahi is available from http://avahi.org/
This man page was written using xml2man by Oliver Kurth.
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