Questions related to localhost, loopback. On most computer systems, localhost resolves to the address 127.0.0.1, which is the most-commonly used IPv4 loopback address, and to the IPv6 loopback address ::1.

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Can my local host get attacked if I don't port forward?

Can my local host get attacked if I don't port forward? I'm currently running a server which for a certain app, I'm having problems with passwords and decided that is easier if I leave them default, ...
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Mutillidae cannot be available

I have install everything necessary file or program. I follow instructions by this pageApache2 seems to work fine and I can enter to localhost/html and it's okay Unfortunately when I type ...
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Having trouble seeing local development site hosted on SSD

I created a drupal site (that works fine on other machines) and put it on my SSD on ubuntu. I believe the path to this disk is: /media/username/Nameofdisk/sitename. I re-created the database and it's ...
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Ubuntu is trying to resolve local IP addresses

I run into a big problem on my project yesterday. I have a local server which I connect to through websockets. Everything works fine. The next step of the project was to use it when the network ...
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Accessing to my index.html file from a computer other than where I have Apache installed

I have Apache installed and I have a index.html file that I can access by typing http://localhost/index.html in my browser. How can I access to my index.html from any other computer? Thank you very ...
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ssh connection closes after successful login

I am trying to run ssh on my computer so I can control it with my android phone. When I scan my local network with overlook fing at my phone I get that my computer is running ssh at port 22. So I try ...
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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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Cups not working in client machine

I am just trying to make the cups page appear on a client machine. I have installed cups via apt-get install cups. I have installed the cups client via apt-get install cups cups-client. I have ...
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/etc/hosts configuration error , ping not working

I am newbie to ubuntu plus kerberos , trying to configure kerberos in my vm ubuntu by i am not able to pass the step 2 in configuring hosts .below are the files. i am in the process of learning so ...
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Setup apache server for labelme

I need to run a apache server locally in order to use the program labelme. However I'm not able to do it. There is a description saying that I need to place my folder containing "index.html" inside ...
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'ssh localhost' gives 'Permission denied (publickey).'

I'll mention some of many things I tried and give a couple of diagnostics. I would appreciate any clues on how to debug this: me@myubuntu:~/.ssh$ ssh localhost Permission denied (publickey). ...
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MiniDLNA and a localhost streaming

I would like to mount a very small dlna server in my home. At present I am using ps3mediaserver successfully but I would like to find something that covers all the functionality and it is lighter. I ...
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Audio files do not work on localhost

I am learning HTML5 and running my examples on LAMP server. audio and video elements does not work when I go to localhost/somefile.html. When I open that same html file by double clicking, it works. ...
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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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Site works from localhost not from lan/internet

So i'm an ubuntu novice so be patient with me :) Just installed ubuntu server 14.04. Installed all the shebang ssh, php, mysql, it all works. I setup a new ddns account to avoid having to call the ...
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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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django - how to change localhost from 127.0.0.1 to 127.0.0.1:8000? [Solved]

I'm using Wagtail cms on django framework, problem is localhost address, I want to access to the site running in 127.0.0.1:8000 by localhost? I tried hosts file, but no luck !
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404 not found on ubuntu 15.10

I have installed Apache2 and perl on ubuntu 15.10. When i try to run a perl program on the server it says. Not Found The requested URL /cgi-bin/test.pl was not found on this server. But i'm able to ...
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What should be /etc/hosts entry so that it works fine for both localhost & IP address?

Sample etc/hosts: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1 DEVubuntu 192.xxx.xxx.xxx DEVubuntu This is not working for me. I am not able to run Zookeeper and I am sure it's related to the ...
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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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can't login to localhost after Ubuntu install

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday on a Chromebook, I am sure I know what user name and password I gave it, but was unable to login to local host, so I reinstalled today, thinking it would give me the ...
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How to make localhost as first match host name for shared ip(127.0.0.1)?

To install Cloud Manager successfully in my system (14.04/64b), I shared my localhost ip 127.0.0.1 to my system account. I edit my host(arul-pc) ip in /etc/hosts/ from 127.0.1.1 to 127.0.0.1 as shown ...
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Mask ip on ubuntu

I wat to mask my ubuntu station in the following way:I am having an internet connection with dynamic ip (PPPoE).I want to make some static ip and dns over that connection and use them when I go out.I ...
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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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“you don't have permission to access /cgi-bin/fp on this server” error on ubuntu localhost

I'm trying to run a website on localhost. When I run localhost, I encounter the following error: How can I fix this problem? Thanks
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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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http://localhost not working but https://localhost working?

i need help xampp is working good but http://localhost not available but https: //localhost is working very good how i fix that !?
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PHP Files are not opening inside the Admin Folder that i created in my localhost

I have created a folder called Admin in my Localhost and set all file permissions to 777. But when i try to open my .php files in Admin folder they just dont open. It's not even opening the Filing ...
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Cannot ssh into server from local browser or putty

sudo ssh -vvv localhost works fine. I have added this rule also. sudo ufw allow 22 But I can't access ssh from the localhost or putty. When I tried to ssh from a different PC, it worked. I also ...
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localhost 500 internal server error [closed]

localhost 500 internal server error. root@kumar-desktop:/# sudo service apache2 restart * Restarting web server apache2 [ OK ] am searching lot of things ...
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Unable to load mod_alias in apache

Runing the command sudo service apache2 restart output : * Restarting web server apache2 [fail] * The apache2 configtest failed. Output of config test ...
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how can i know conflicts in the ports ?

i'm new to ubuntu , i'm on ubuntu 12.04 LTS here the ports Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp 1 0 ubuntu.local:9416 mistletoe.canonica:http CLOSE_WAIT tcp 0 0 ...
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Postfix doesnt know own hostname

in my postfix logs I often see that postfix failed to send an email to root@levinus [my hostname] because theres no DNS record for levinus. But in my /etc/hosts is an entry for levinus (--> 127.0.0.1 ...
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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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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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Which IP to use for localhost in Ubuntu virtual box- installing hadoop

I am trying to install hadoop single node on a Ubuntu 14 Virtual machine( on VMWare) on a windows 7 host. One of the steps says : Get IP address using: ifconfig You get xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Edit ...
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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 ...
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GET http://127.0.0.1:9000/ net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

So I'm running a project with SBT on Ubuntu, but today I can't seem to access it as I did before. I didn't meddle with anything network related, and the lack of descriptive error messages have me ...
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localhost unable to connect

localhost unable to connect. i am do the following steps: Restart the apache service but got some error: root@kumar-desktop:/# sudo service apache2 restart apache2: Syntax error on line 210 of ...
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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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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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Error in localhost ubuntu

I am running the server inside /opt/lamp/lamp directory and not the /ect/init.d/apache2. All the virtual host configured inside of /opt/lamp/lamp are working fine but when I access localhost it throws ...
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How can I install Itop on ubuntu

Recently I tried to install ITop on my xubuntu but all of my tries was unsuccessful I used a lot of links like http://www.unixmen.com/setup-operational-portal-using-itop-centosdebian/ and the official ...
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The permission do not allow you to make modification

I've setup lamp in my Ubuntu 14.04 successfully and everything works fine. I can create new file inside of my var/www/html/ file and can copy and past files. But when I'm trying to edit any of ...
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How to change Ubuntu server domain name?

I'm using Ubuntu server in my local network. I access the hosted sites on it from other computers using the local ip address. for example: 192.168.100.2/info.php/. I want to set a domain name to use ...
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cannot ping localhost

I am not able to ping localhost ashish@ashishk:~$ ping localhost PING localhost (127.0.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- localhost ping statistics --- 16 packets transmitted, 0 ...
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Not able to ssh localhost in ubuntu 14.04

Not able to ssh localhost in ubuntu 14.04. Tried with ip also : ashish@ashishk:~/chef-repo/.chef$ ssh ashish@localhost Permission denied (publickey). ashish@ashishk:~/chef-repo/.chef$ ssh ...
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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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How to get rid of “Connecting to 127.0.0.1:80… failed: Connection refused.”?

I started learning PHP a week ago and I installed Eclipse for PHP. I have tried some basic codes since but today, when I runned a code to create a txt file (using fopen, fwrite, fclose), Eclipse said: ...
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Problem with Phpstorm 9.0.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Phpstorm 9.0.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 And set php interpreter on php storm setting but when I click on browser icon on PhpStorm to open file in browse, it open browser and show: