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dansguardian blocks localhost regardless of siteexceptionlist

Im having a problem with dansguardian, a proxy which filters internet content. My current configuration is a blanket block (blocks everything) with some exceptions. I want the child account to be able ...
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Apache 2.4 and mod_perl 2 on Ubuntu 14.04: local configuration

I'm trying to get Apache 2.4 configured such that I can test mod_perl 2 code locally (I should note that I have little recent experience with Apache). I've installed both of them on a machine running ...
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Apache not allowing PHP to create file

I am trying to save data using HTML and PHP in localhost in Ubuntu. My HTML & PHP files are working great but when I am using commands to open a file in the localhost using $myfile = ...
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LAMP installation [duplicate]

I am trying to install LAMP server on my Ubuntu 14.10 but i am having a lot of problems: the first time i installed it i tried to run my website locally but i wasn't able to access the database ...
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Can't open folder after giving it www-data group, how do I become owner?

I was running localhost (Apache 2.4.6) but only the index.php was openable in the web browser. The subdirectories were returning 403 Forbidden error. Now, I added the permissions according to this ...
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From WAN, VNC fails to connect through ssh 5900 tunnel if not also proxied locally

On my local network, I can VNC-over-an-ssh-tunnel quite easily. I wish to do the same from abroad. The server is set up to accept WAN-side ssh connections, and this works reliably. The problem is, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 like the procedure here for a Juniper router. (Not talking about 127.0.0.1) Configure a Local Loopback Action To configure a local loopback without ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...