Install libavahi-client-dev on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install libavahi-client-dev

Learn how to install libavahi-client-dev with the command sudo apt-get install libavahi-client-dev on Ubuntus.



Quick installation of libavahi-client-dev:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: libavahi-client-dev

Ater updaing the OS run following command to install the packae:

	sudo apt-get install libavahi-client-dev

Package Details

Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:
Description:Development files for the Avahi client library Avahi is a fully LGPL framework for Multicast DNS Service Discovery. It allows programs to publish and discover services and hosts running on a local network with no specific configuration. For example you can plug into a network and instantly find printers to print to, files to look at and people to talk to. . This package contains the development headers for Avahi's C API which allows you to integrate mDNS/DNS-SD functionality into your application. Homepage:
Distro:Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

How to install libavahi-client-dev on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Install libavahi-client-dev on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install libavahi-client-dev

First of all update your system with the command:

sudo apt-get update


Above command will download the package lists for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on your system. This will update the list of newest versions of packages and its dependencies on your system.

After downloading the latest package list with the help of above you can run the installation process.

If libavahi-client-dev is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L libavahi-client-dev' will give followin error.

deepak@deepak-VirtualBox:~$ dpkg -L libavahi-client-dev
Package `libavahi-client-dev' is not installed.
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.

Installing libavahi-client-dev:

After system update use the following command to install libavahi-client-dev:

sudo apt-get install libavahi-client-dev

Above command will confirm before installing the package on your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Operating System. If you are not already logged in as su, installer will ask you the root password. After completion of the installation you can use the package on your system.

How to uninstall/remove libavahi-client-dev from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the libavahi-client-dev from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For uninstalling this package you can easily use the apt command and remove the package from Linux Operating System.

To remove the libavahi-client-dev following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  libavahi-client-dev

Following command is used to remove the libavahi-client-dev package along with its dependencies:

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libavahi-client-dev

This will remove libavahi-client-dev and all its dependent packages which is no longer needed in the system.

Completely removing libavahi-client-dev with all configuration files:

Following command should be used with care as it deletes all the configuration files and data:

sudo apt-get purge libavahi-client-dev

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libavahi-client-dev

Above command will remove all the configuration files and data associated with libavahi-client-dev package. You can can't recover the delete data, so, use this command with care.