Netatalk was added as a new package. It provides file-sharing services for Apple devices.

Netatalk is an open source software package and is a high-performance and reliable file server for Macintosh computers.

Using Netatalk's AFP 3.3 compliant file-server leads to significantly higher transmission speeds compared with Macs accessing a server via SaMBa/NFS while providing clients with the best possible user experience (full support for Macintosh metadata, flawlessly supporting mixed environments of classic Mac OS and OS X clients) 1


Netatalk is installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:

pakfire install netatalk


The main configuration file is /etc/afp.conf. Here is an example. Find out more in the manual linked below.

; Netatalk 3.x configuration file

; Global server settings

; [Homes]
; basedir regex = /xxxx

; [My AFP Volume]
; path = /path/to/volume

; [My Time Machine Volume]
; path = /path/to/backup
; time machine = yes


There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this add-on open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.

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