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Typing localhost is redirecting to another host in ubuntu

When I am typing localhost in my browser it is automatically redirecting to another site for eg google.com. Can someone please tell me how this is happening and can I change this behaviour?
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how can I unsecure Xampp in ubuntu?

when I access my IP in some other computer it requires username and password , I want no such type of security I want direct access to my xampp, phpmyadmin directory in any computer in same network. ...
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Problem after moodle installation

After I had installed moodle, the next time when I started moodle from: localhost, every time browser redirects me to localhost/moodle, with the error "404 not found". I am unable to detect the ...
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localhost new web site gets 404 error when other folders in /var/www are found

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a couple of web sites under development. Here is ls -la of /var/www: lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Apr 23 08:54 bpslk -> /ddr/bpslk drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Jul 4 ...
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Where is the hostfile located?

working on setting up a local development environment. Im pretty new to Linux. I am using Virtualbox for Ubuntu server inside of the Ubuntu Desktop I am running. After setting up port forwarding I am ...
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I can't connect to localhost from other computers

I can see the web pages I created in /var/www/html/ by typing localhost in URL bar. A few months ago I could even access those pages by typing my ip address from other computers, but now I am getting ...
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Local mail in Thunderbird in /var/mail/username

I'm trying to configure Thunderbird to read local mail, as described in the answer in similar question: How read local email in thunderbird? However my mail is stored in /var/mail/username file. ...
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I got Apache working on localhost (“it works!”), but now how do I get it to work on the internet?

I can see my "website" locally but how do I get it to show up online? Does it need a domain name per se or can't I just get DNS somehow to pick up my IP address and put it online or something, I don't ...
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Virtual Host in XAMPP (help)

İ want to create the Virtual Host in XAMPP. Thus I googled for it. and I did the same changes in my config files like as Virtual Host in XAMPP. But when I went http://localhost2 it say's me: ...
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How to access the localhost which is in windows?

I am having two machines one is installed with UBUNTU and another one with WINDOWS 7. In Ubuntu installed LAMP & in windows installed WAMP Here my question How to access the localhost in ...
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Install website on localhost [closed]

I want to install a phpBB forum on my local host, but for that I need get something like IIS or XAMPP, PHP and SQL on my Ubuntu. Can someone tell me how to do that? Can I also get a tutorial how to ...
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Suddenly localhost or (127.0.0.1) not pointing to /var/www [duplicate]

I think it is after installation of tomcat, My localhost showing empty directory on browser and localhost/AnyProject showing "NOT FOUND". And Localhost:8080 properly showing tomcat index page.
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ERROR: when start-all.sh in hadoop & hadoop-env.sh~ has created automatically

I am installed Hadoop, following Michael noll's tutorial. When I start name node using as following command, hduser@ARUL-PC:/usr/local/hadoop$ sbin/start-all.sh I got response as, This script is ...
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For unknown reasons to me, PLEX stopped and will not run again.Connection at localhost:32400?

Long time lurker, first time poster. Yesterday at around 2pm PLEX just stopped streaming. Closed out of program and restarted PC. Plex will no longer run. Searched several forums and nothing listed ...
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Sharing files and devices between 2 Linux machines

A couple of versions of Ubuntu ago, (guessing about 10.10, no later than 12.10) I used to open Nautilus, type in the local IP address of a Linux machine on my network, and it would pop open a box ...
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I cant ping my domain from outside

I can't ping my domain from outside my vps. I tried in cmd.exe -> ping domain.com but I didnt get any answer. But when I try via putty console I can do it: ; <<>> DiG 9.8.1-P1 ...
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How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
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Ruby on Rails on ubuntu 13.04 using rvm

I am trying to get WEBrick to work rvm gemset list gemsets for ruby-1.8.7-p374 (found in /home/simon/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.8.7-p374) (default) global => simple_cms my gem list gem list *** ...
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Connect to locahost port failed

I'm trying to start Reddit clone local server using reddit install script on Ubuntu virtual machine. During the process I have this: $ nc -vz localhost 5672 $ nc: connect to localhost port 5672 (tcp) ...
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create an alias for `localhost:8080/` as `www.my-domain.com/`

In ubuntu, I want to create an alias for localhost:8080/ as www.my-domain.com/. So that whenever I type www.my-domain.com/ in URL field, it shows up from localhost:8080/. What is the easiest way to ...
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How to forward proxy ports on ubuntu

Pleas help me friends, i want to forward a local-host port from command line.i want to forward 127.0.0.1:8085 to 127.0.0.1:9666. i searched it everywhere but,i haven't proper answer yet.
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Dealing with alias hostname Ubuntu and Apache server

I have installed and have up and running Apache server on ubuntu 12.04 server. I also changed my /etc/hosts file and added an alias for my server. I'm hosting a site locally, I want to be able to use ...
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How to temporarily override a DNS setting for a certain domain name to point to localhost?

I need ubuntu to use a certain domain name to point to a localhost address temporarily. How could I confgure for that ?
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access webpage through ssh

I need to access the IEEE xplore, but I don't have right to download out of institute. I can login into the server of institute via ssh, so How can I access IEEE xplore through institute server via ...
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how to load xampp graphical UI?

I just Install Xampp But maybe somewhere i Missed It Because I can't Load Any Xampp GUI. Also The Browsers Is Not Working Local host URL. Thank you
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localhost cant connect to 127.0.0.1

i have some java systems that i want to use hadoop in with it, but whenever i connect to localhost with this command hadoop fs -ls / it will always prompt that java.net.UnknownHostException: ...
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How can I make my localhost server be available online? (Apache,PHP)

How can I make my localhost server be available online? (Apache,PHP) When I try to enter my IP address into the URL bar I get no result.
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Not able to ssh to localhost

while setting up Hadoop in my Ubuntu 12.10 I am not able to ssh to localhost. hduser@tanmoy:~$ ssh -vvv localhost OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-3ubuntu1, OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012 debug1: Reading ...
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does ubuntu not support wireless over a local domain?

Im running a ´high end Compaq with 13.10 I went offshore and the wifi connected and after 30 min disconnected and I have not been able to re connect. I have run my sudo network commands and my ...
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Problems with permissions in apache Ubuntu 13.10

I have had some problems with setting up my localhost. I have been following this guide --> how-do-i-set-up-a-local-domain-name-in-apache-and-ubuntu But now I'm stuck my localhost only returns a 403 ...
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Problem with apache 2.4.6 on ubuntu 13.10 no rewrite for wordpress links

My rewrite was working well until i updated my apache and than went dead . My 000-default.conf <VirtualHost *:80> # The ServerName directive sets the request scheme, hostname and port that ...
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Brief detail on hosts file

Can somebody explain what does this mean? Explanation to each line will be helpful. I have mentioned some of my queries in comments too. 127.0.0.1 localhost //According to @Dave, it's ...
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Nginx unable to connect

I am referring to this link to install Nginx on Ubuntu: Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support (LEMP) On Ubuntu 13.04. sudo su — Runs OK. apt-get install mysql-server ...
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Firewall blocking mySQL port

I am trying to connect to mysql through node.js program but it throwing an error. I am not able to connect to mysql on port 3306. I already have apache installed on my PC. I have tried ...
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Localhost port aliased

I wanted to use /etc/hosts to define "aliases" for multiple services localhosted like: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1:8080 machin 127.0.0.1:8081 truc But it doesn't seem to work, surely because ...
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netbeans and php project - run project in local

I've created a little php project in netbeans 7.4. I have ubuntu 13.04 x64 and have mysql, apache, php installed on my machine, I have also checked wether apache works and when I run localhost on ...
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Error 503 - Varnish cache server

Note: This website won't let me post images or more than 2 links due to lack of points. The complete message is available with all the screenshots and all the links here. I'm on Windows 7, and I have ...
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HTTP Status Code 500 Upon Accessing Localhost Project

I just installed LAMP on my Ubuntu and upon accessing a file which I am certain that is with valid syntax, I get the 500 internal error status code. I chmodded the directory for the projects ...
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Forbidden - You don't have permission to access /bootstrap/ on this server

Hello i have a apache2 server installed in mi PC i can access the site localhost/RLAH but can't enter in other like /localhost/bootstrap my /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default file is this ...
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How to correctly write hosts file to redirect to ip with subdirectory

Hello i'm not really new to linux, but i stumbled upon a problem when I copied website on localhost/subdirectory. The homepage is runing normaly but the links redirect to root of the server i.e. ...
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VirtualHost In Localhost Is Not Accessible From Localhost When Offline, How To Fix It?

I am setting up my own local development web server, mainly for theme development. I've successfully setup LAMP in Ubuntu 13.04 64bit Desktop, apache works fine. The machine where LAMP is installed ...
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Problem after removing Apache2

I've tried to remove Apache2 by : sudo apt-get remove apache2 Next : sudo apt-get autoremove After that, on http://localhost still appears following text : It works! This is the default web ...
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How can I access my local web server and its files?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and I installed LAMP in localhost (127.0.0.1). Everything works fine. But I don't know how to access the localhost server next time. I mean I will setup new package or firewall ...
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localhost index.php missing

When I updated php5, I see the It works! page appears when I go to http://localhost instead of getting the localhost's homepage. I see /var/www/index.php is missing. How should I correct it ? I ...
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Locally hosted website inaccessible from remote machine

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 set up on a laptop with a LAMP stack. I've loaded the appropriate directories with my webpage files and I've edited my DNS manager on GoDaddy so that my A record points to ...
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error in displaying local wordpress website

i have installed wordpress correctly on my Xubuntu 12.04 and it works perfectly normal for my system, when i access the same on another system then it doesn't show the page UI properly, means there is ...
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Deluge daemon connection?

My deluge-console is suddenly giving me this error Failed to connect to 127.0.0.1:58846 with reason: Connection refused why is this error.I have done nothing and the GUI deluge runs fine.Its the ...
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Cant SSH localhost

I can't SSH localhost. I have installed OpenSSH server as well on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit). connected to net (ip : 192.168.1.2) installed hadoop, running hadoop for local machine. Here's what I ...
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How to check what local server is installed in my machine?

How do I know if my machine (Ubuntu) is using some local server? Like wampp, xampp or lampp? And also how do I know my Ubuntu version something like that?
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Chrome Ubuntu loading apache2's localhost instead of remote website

I'm a web developer and do local development through apache2 on localhost. However, sometimes when going to remote websites, well known websites like sky.com or bbc.com instead of loading that ...