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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 ...
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How to connect to a personal server on residential Internet service

OK!!! I've successfully connected from an external network on both ssh and http. I changed a BUNCH of settings though before I got it to work, so I'm going to slowly change some of them back to see ...
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Accepting SSH connections only from localhost

I just installed SSH and I would like to set it up to only accept connections from localhost. I plan to point a .onion address to it so that I may connect to it from anywhere on any network.
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Cannot ping localhost after a half day of uptime

This just started like 4 or 5 days ago. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, and after about 12 hours of uptime it seems the loopback device just stops working. If I do an ifconfig, it looks like it's ...
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Unable to connect to localhost in browser after installing XAMPP successfully

I have successfully installed XAMPP 1.5.3 following this guide on Ubuntu 12.04 and it started with no errors. $ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.5.3a... XAMPP: Starting Apache ...
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How do I set up FTP on localhost?

On my old machine (back on Lucid!) I used XAMPP for local dev work. XAMPP installed everything for you, including setting up FTP to your localhost (/var/www) directory, since permissions don't allow ...
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Not able to resolve localhost, but 127.0.0.1

I am able to visit 127.0.0.1. When visiting localhost, it is not able to resolve. Here is /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost # suppose to list all folder + files under /var/www, when visit ...
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What does StackApplet “Network Error” mean?

I just installed StackApplet StackApplet 1.5 using the debian package from the launchpad site. When I first clicked on the preferences button in the menu it tried opening http://localhost:8150/ in ...
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Can't access localhost

I can't access anything inside of localhost, whenever I try to access anything inside of localhost it gives me 403 Forbidden error. I also can't add any files into the var/www/ folder unless I open it ...
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How can I access one desktop session from another on the same machine?

I want to run a desktop session as user A, and from that session access a different desktop session as user B. This way I can test, screencast or share my screen from session B, while having access to ...
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localhost subdomain wildcard

I'm trying to have *.localhost pointing at 127.0.0.1. I read this post which is quite recent and looks promising but dnsmasq can't bind port 53: * Starting DNS forwarder and DHCP server dnsmasq ...
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Ubuntu hostname on lan config

My host computer is Windows 7 64. I have VirtualBox with an Ubuntu 10.04 Server x64 running as guest. My Ubuntu Guest has an ip of 192.168.1.104. I have openssh installed on the guest. I can ssh ...
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How to set exceptions for proxy in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where to set proxy ignore list? I am using Internet through proxy server of our organization. But I don't want to use the proxy server when opening my local websites ...
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telnet localhost , connection is refused

My localhost(127.0.0.1) is reachable by Ping, and no problem with wget. But, when I try "telnet local host" or "ftp localhost", connection is refused. How do I fix this problem?
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How to I setup a local Wordpress site?

I want to create a site based on Wordpress that is only accessible from my own machine (localhost). In other words, I do not want my computer to be a server. I just want it to have all the files ...
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Access Wiki installation on Host from Virtual Server

Recently I set up a Dokuwiki installation on Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox. My host OS is Ubuntu 11.10. Till date I was using NAT configuration for my VirtualBox. Since today I decided to use Host-only ...
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telnet refusing traffic on arbitrary port over network in 11.10

I have written a python script to listen on port 2626 and executed the script. proof that localhost is listening tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:2626 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN I can ...
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Apache2 stops working after running a2ensite command

I had my LAMP server crushed for some reason. That's why I've completely removed it and installed once again. Installation was successful and "localhost" is working fine. However every time I'm trying ...