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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to access localhost:8080 running on ubuntu from windows running into virtual box?

I have the ip address for ubuntu machine, and I want to access the application running on localhost in ubuntu from my virtual windows box. Is there a way to do it? Typing the [inet address]:8080 ...
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How to inspect localhost from my smartphone?

Ideally I'd like to expose a port, like 8080 or something, to the web, so that I can run a website on my desktop and inspect it on my smart phone or show it to a client and so on. How do I expose one ...
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I cannot get the localhost webserver on firefox to display jpg or jpeg files

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Firefox. I cannot display jpg files when browser starts up. But if I click on ICON there is no problem. I am attaching a few screen shots. Am adding display from ...
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Is there a way I can transfer all my web sites on localhost to a new computer?

I have a whole set of web sites on my Ubuntu computer that I use for testing and development. I don't host them on the internet, I just access them locally for design and debugging. Each one is built ...
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folder on /var/www is forbidden,why? (browser is showing forbidden message) [duplicate]

I installed LAMP, and created a file named index.html. This file is accessible via browser (localhost/index.html). But when I moved my project folder to /var/www/ , I can't browse any file via ...
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trouble accessing www folders - permission or ownership?

Trying to access a folder inside /var/www with: cd layout I get the following response: bash: cd: layout: Permission denied When I list the details, I get: drwxrw---- 7 www-data www-data 4096 ...
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Looking wepage trought localhost

I want to look my webpage saved on my computer but some js and ajax stuf doen't work, because it's not on server or something. I understand, that you are suposed to use localhost somehow. How can I ...
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.profile file not getting updated in Ubuntu 12.04, trouble installing mysql

I'm trying to install mysql in ubuntu to run ruby on rails. I was going through the tutorial at Lynda. I have successfully installed ruby, gem & rails. ruby -v ruby 1.8.7 (2011-06-30 patchlevel ...
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How do i completely remove otrs and fix my previous localhost

I followed a guide on how to install and configure otrs, it didn't work. Now When I tip in Firefox localhost it cannot connect to it. I tried to remove everything, but still no luck. I removed ...
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Why is this single-word address being resolved? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. On my work network, there's a single-word address (let's call it foobar) that is responding to pings and HTTP requests, only from my machine. The address is not a TLD, just a ...
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Video runs locally but not on apache 2 server

I have a simple html page in which i am running video using html5 tags, when i run that page using firefox it runs the page and video properly. But when i run this page by setting the apache server ...
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How can I open my Meteor app's port to the local network

I'm running a MeteorJS app on localhost:3000. I'd like to allow other computers connected to my network access to view the app by visiting my IP address. Any ideas on how I can do this? EDIT: I'm ...
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How to get telnet to localhost working?

I'm working on a local dev setup that requires the use of telnet (playing with setting up a MUD server) so please no feedback suggesting I use SSH as a more secure alternative. However, though I've ...
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How to install Joomla in Ubuntu as localhost? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up local Joomla sites for web developing? I have installed the lamp-server but i stuck in one certain step.. For those who are not familiar with Joomla ...
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How to see the localhost traffic details?

I have hosted my website over the local network in ubuntu maverick. I want to see all the requests coming in to my website through terminal and then log it into a file. What should i use? and is it ...
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How to define specific urls like 'localhost'?

The same way 'localhost' in the url points to /var/www/ I would like to put http://courses/somehting/somthing/moresomthings/.... and it would always point to /var/www/courses.php This is to work on ...
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500 Error on index.php file

I have found a question very similar to this, which I thought would solve my problem. However, after changing my .htaccess file, with index.php on the end of the list, and then index.php as the only ...
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Can't ssh with IP alias

This is may sound like a weird prob. I am able to seamlessly ssh to remote hosts and also to "localhost". As part of requirement, I have modified the /etc/hosts file with below entries: 127.0.0.1 ...
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How to access localhost on my ubuntu laptop from android tablet? [closed]

I'm developing websites and I want to preview the ones from localhost on my Nexus7.
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Local only sendmail that delivers all mail to a directory

I have a development Ubuntu Server (12.04.1) VM that I use to develop php sites and e-commerce sites (like Magento etc). Because this is for development purposes, and I need to test with e-mail ...
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How to change port number utorrent in ubuntu?

I just installing Utorrent in ubuntu but I want to change the port number localhost:8080 to localhost:8085 because my apache geronimo server using that port number. can i change the port number? ...
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Localhost still exist after deleting xampp

After installing xampp, somehow localhost bugged on me. I put my files, changed permissions, in the end deleted the xampp, but I always get this message: It works! This is the default web ...
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How to access localhost on Virtualbox host machine

I created a virtual machine on Virtualbox with Ubuntu 12.04 only to install a LAMP solution and use it with my host machine, but I can't access the localhost using the ip (10.0.2.15) in the browser . ...
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Port listening on localhost:8000 but not on ip:8000

Hello I'm running a web application on port 8000. When I access it from the host server localhost:8000 it responds ok, 127.0.0.1:8000 also works, but 192.168.1.7:8000 does not work. 192.168.1.7 is the ...
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Generate a proper 404 page for blocked sites via /etc/hosts instead of redirect to localhost

I have blocked some websites by editing /etc/hosts and adding several newline-entries in the following manner: 0.0.0.0 www.domain.com And it works. The only thing is: when a website is visited which ...
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Can't find Localhost files

Hope you can help. This is my first time trying Ubuntu/Linux. I am logged in as root I have downloaded and installed LAMP and PHPMYADMIN. I get the test page under localhost say that It works and is ...
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Rename localhost folder. Gives empty screen

I'm trying to rename my apache2 localhost folder. I have already gone to /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/site-name and changed the following lines in the Document: DocumentRoot /home/user/public_html ...