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In my home network I have several OS X boxes and several Ubuntu boxes.

each Ubuntu box sees other boxes via zeroconf.

I can "ssh ubuntu1.local" and "ping ubuntu1.local" from "ubuntu2.local", but both fail to lookup OSX boxes.

and other way around, I can "ssh mini1.local" from "mbair.local". but it doesn't see "ubuntu1.local"

why? do ubuntu and osx use different flavours of zeroconf? could be ubuntu, or osx tweaked to use common flavour?

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Can you ping or ssh from linux to OSX or the otherway around by their IP addres?

They need to be on the same subnet for default installs of bonjour/zeroconf/ etc to work.

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