Dapper->Edgy upgrade disabled avahi-daemon

Bug #55836 reported by James "Doc" Livingston on 2006-08-10
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #56426: /etc/init.d/avahi-daemon is useless. Edit Remove
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avahi (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Edgy has avahi-daemon disabled by default, which is understandable, however upgrading from Dapper with it installed results in it being disabled for no apparent (to the user) reason.

It would be good if it was enabled by default for those upgrading, since they obviously want it (they chose to install it).

Trent Lloyd (lathiat) on 2006-08-10
Changed in avahi:
importance: Untriaged → Medium
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Joey Stanford (joey) wrote :

I concur. In addition even if I run /etc/init.d/avahi-daemon start as root, nothing happens. This might be a scripting issue. Started by simply issuing avahi-daemon works just fine.

Scott Henson (scotth) wrote :

scotth@wildfire:~$ cat /etc/default/avahi-daemon
# 0 = don't start, 1 = start
AVAHI_DAEMON_START=1

Thats why /etc/init.d/avahi-daemon does nothing. You probably have it set to 0. But I agree, if its upgrading from the dapper version, it should default to on or at least warn the user.

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