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Remote Access - Can ssh to target but VNC fails to connect through tunnel

On my local network, I can VNC-over-an-ssh-tunnel quite easily. As I am planning to spend some time abroad, I would like to be able to do the same from the other side of the Internet. But I have a ...
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stream_socket_client(0 errors

I get these errors all the time in my wordpress running ubunutu server 14:04 in vmware local host ubuntu install. [Tue Mar 17 09:05:17.683916 2015] [:error] [pid 1098] [client 192.168.142.1:53931] ...
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localhost wordpress accepts my post. but not displayes with my changed permalink

I have installed wordpress in my ubuntu desktop 14.04 and LAMP server installed it. that is in the directory /var/www/public/wordpress. after the installation has been completed the site works ...
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How to run PHP files in Ubuntu

Here is a list of questions I've visited on AskUbuntu that are similar, but did not solve my problem: How to run a php file after installing LAMP in ubuntu 11.10? how to run php web application in ...
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Simple Netbeans Php Project displays 'The requested URL /PhpProject2/index.php was not found on this server' when run as 'Local Website'

I'm new to LAMP. I have followed Configuring the PHP Development Environment in Linux Ubuntu Tutorial and have two separate Netbeans projects with the same code in them: <!DOCTYPE html> ...
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Ubuntu server does not display any webpage in browser

Initially I was installing Wordpress on Ubuntu, it does not display Wordpress install page, so then I took it off of var/www/html and realize that Ubuntu does not display any web-page including the ...
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LAMP not finding directory

Disclaimer: I'm very new to ubuntu Previously, I used WAMP to setup my websites on localhost. Since I'm fully switching to ubuntu for dev I installed LAMP When I go to /localhost it confirms that ...
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/var/spool/postfix/etc/hosts is not sync with etc/host

/var/spool/postfix/etc/hosts is not sync with etc/host file. I am using nscd and editing hosts file through etc/hosts. If I delete /var/spool/postfix/etc/hosts, would it recreate itselft safely?
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How to stop the local port forwarding?

I was trying local port forwarding and I hit the following command: ssh -L 8080:www.ubuntuforums.org:80 <host> in order to see what will happen. Now, on my computer, when I hit ...
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XAMPP can't access control panel GUI

I installed XAMPP 5.6.3-0. I searched in the Dash but it returns no results.How can i access the Control Panel(GUI)? I followed this guide with no luck. OS:Ubuntu 14.04.02 64 bit LTS
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root@localhost permission denied

I installed ssh in my Ubuntu 14.04. I followed a tutorial for generating ssh keys. I used following commands to set the keys. ssh-keygen -t rsa -P "" cat $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa.pub >> ...
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Installing Drupal 8 on a LAMP stack… 404 not found, alternate installation instructions?

I installed a LAMP stack, and followed instructions on how to install Drupal 8, but the page is 404 ing, there is either a problem with the steps, or how I followed them, and I am open to alternate ...
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Most of steps from LAMP>phpmyadmin are complete, yet localhost/phpmyadmin shows lots of code

I have installed and restarted and purged and re-installed everything 5 times over, edited .conf files, modified index.html, established htpasswd, etc... and I think I have most things ironed out, but ...
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Ubuntu Localhost login

I have a chromebook. I just installed Ubuntu xfce. I turned my computer off and turned it back on and when I tried to switch to Ubuntu I get the localhost login thing. I try to login and it says its ...
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Permission denied for root@localhost [duplicate]

I installed ssh on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when I open terminal and type "ssh localhost" it seems to work fine, I get the notice displayed and the last log in time. like below ...
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Create multiple aliases for localhost addresses on different ports

I have some webapps running on my localhost that I can access by my web browser at different ports. For example I have an IPython notebook server running on port 8888 (I can access it at ...
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localhost is slow

my wireless connection is still not working so I'm linked to my phone, which is way to slow for internet, but at least is good for replying at emails. Is true that I'm new to ubuntu but I'm trying to ...
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How to resolve my localhost in LAN under Ubuntu?

I have a website that running on localhost:8069 address. And I have network in network each and every system is Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Actually what can I do is My website that running on localhost:8069 ...
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PC visibility in local network

The thing is my pc with ubuntu installed is not visible in local network. I want to test web-app which is working on my pc (localhost:8000). From my phone destination is unreachable. Should i allow ...
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Why isn't my BIND configuration correct?

I'm new to all this and want to create a new zone called "example.net". I want this domain to be interlinked with my current virtual machine's IP address 192.168.1.4. When I run the command: sudo ...
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Localhost is extremely slow

I am developing a very basic PHP site on my localhost but it's taking over 5s to display a less than 10Kb page. It's fetching nothing from the internet and all my images, javascript files, css files, ...
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Installing wordpress on ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I am trying to install wordpress locally. I tried the instructions described here. But when I point my browser to http://localhost/wordpress it turns to a 404 not found page.
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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? [closed]

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 ...