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standart apache installation on localhost is not visible outside the localhost, right?

Iḿ new to ubuntu and install apache2 php and mysql with this instructions: enter link description here As far as i know from windows, default xampp installation for example runs only on localhost, ...
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How can I create Logical Loopback on Ubuntu? [closed]

How can I create a logical local loopback on Ubuntu 10.04 like the procedure here for a Juniper router. (Not talking about 127.0.0.1) Configure a Local Loopback Action To configure a local ...
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How to create localhost [closed]

I am trying to set up a temporary SMTP server to send an email. I am using python for this (smtplib.SMTP('localhost')) and getting a socket error. When I try wget localhost, I get a "failed: ...
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Disable listing of files apache2

I am running an apache2 server on Ubuntu 14.04 and and whenever I connect to localhost, it shows Index of / Name Last modified Size Description (files are stored in my /var/www/html) ...
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How do I stop default localhost virtualhost from directing to named virtual host?

So a little background info first: using PhpStorm IDE (actually not important but just relaying info) using Vagrant running an Ubuntu 14.04 box (use of Vagrant also not important) have main ...
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problem with localhost And 127.0.0.1 on ethernet network in ubuntu OS 14.04

I have two computers on my network and both are running Ubuntu. The server (192.168.61.150): When I enter in the browser address is http://localhost to my site loaded correctly. But when I write ...
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When accessing localhost I get a file browser rather than the “It works!”

I'm trying to deploy a set of html and php scripts which I've developed on another server, onto my laptop. I think I am pretty much at a default configuration setup, having never dealt with the ...
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how to change location of localhost?

I installed apache2, mysql, php and phpmyadmin . The root location is in /var/www now but i wanted to change it to something like /home/user/sites or something. In the other threads , the solution was ...
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Question about /etc/hosts and my DHCP-assigned address

While reading about Linux I got: You can view your system’s hostname simply by typing hostname with no argument. anupam@JAZZ:~$ hostname JAZZ then I found this: The special hostname ...
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127.0.0.1 and localhost not working

I have installed apache2 on my local machine (ubuntu 14.04). I am able to see this screen ("It Works!" screen) by using my network IP (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) but not using localhost or 127.0.0.1: Can ...
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Localhost Configuration

how to run php program, i have install Apache,mysql,phpmyadmin.I don't know to configure files and directories to run php project on local host. Please give me solution step by step.
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problem when reinstall apache2 ubuntu 14.04

i had some problem when reinstall apache2 i use sudo apt-get install --reinstall apache2 apache2-bin and then error with this messages, /etc/init.d/apache2: 64: .: Can't open /etc/apache2/envvars ...
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Virtual host not working in Apache2 Ubuntu 14.04 after doing all steps

I am trying to make name based virtual hosts in Apache2 with Ubuntu 14.04, after doing all these step, I am redirected to localhost but not to the file on my virtual directory. What I already did; ...
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localhost:4567 url gets redirected to port 80 [closed]

I am working with vagrant machines, and everything worked fine until I run this command: vagrant destroy -f && vagrant up I expect that if I go into the browser and I type ...
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Send requests to ubuntu pc locally

I've got an Google App Engine instance on my ubuntu laptop and I want to send requests to it from a different machine, on the same local network. After I find my local address via ifconfig -a I tried ...
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no mail in `/var/mail`

i am trying to setup my system mail to monitor my mdadm raid arrays but I have no mail in /var/mail. How can I set this up and how can I test it? There should be something in may mail account I would ...
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Configure SSI for localhost

I'm trying to use SSIs to append a single copy of a jQuery mobile collapsible to multiple divs. They cannot be cloned, and jQuery get/prepend is not working, so I'm resorting to this. I have pointed ...
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port 8000 unreachable in Ubuntu VM

I'm trying to connect with PredictionIO in a Ubuntu Virtual Machine (running on Virtual Box). But when I try to connect with: bin/start-all.sh I get this error: 8000 unreachable I already ...
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Sending data to port does not seem to be working on Ubuntu Linux?

I am trying to send data to port 2003 I am using tcpflow to listen however i cannot see any data being printed or sent ? Sending Data to port 127.0.0.1 2003 echo hello | nc localhost 2003 or ...
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Fresh install of ubuntu SSH only working from localhost

I installed the latest version of ubuntu on ESXi as a VM. I then installed openSSH and it worked once from a remote machine and got hung up when trying to execute a command on mysql. Ever since I ...
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nginx on ubuntu 12.04 localhost does not render

I installed nginx software and http :// localhost does not render. What to do in default to make localhost show website?
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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 hadoop

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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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 ...