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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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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 wasn'...
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Passwordless ssh error

I am trying to enable passwordless ssh for Hadoop 2.6.0. The method I tried is as follows: ssh-keygen -t dsa -P '' -f ~/.ssh/id_dsa cat ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys I also ...
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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 "http://...
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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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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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Joomla 3.0.3 installation gets stuck in the configuration section in Xubuntu 16.04 localhost

Trying to setup joomla 3.0.3 on my localhost on Xubuntu 16.04 but the installation gets stuck in the configuration section. After fulfilling all the tabs when I click next, it takes me back to the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Cannot access the localhost of the guest OS in VirtualBox

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 OS as my host OS and CentOS 6.6 (Minimal) as my guest OS running on VirtualBox. I can SSH the guest OS from my Ubuntu terminal, but I can't access the localhost of ...
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“Localhost” and “127.0.0.1” come back with server error but Apache “it works!” page displays on another ip

I am so new to all this, so please be gentle with me. I am running Ubuntu server on a Virtualbox on a Windows 8 machine so I can install Omeka and build content prior to finding a hosted solution. I ...
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php showing source code in localhost

i have apache2 (Server version: Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) Server built: Mar 10 2015 13:05:59), mysql and phpmyadmin. While accessing php file by http://localhost/ or http://ipaddress It shows up ...
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Local domains stop working

I have several sites configured in my local machine. I use Ubuntu 12.04 for long time and had these sites working well. Only few days ago from some reason they all stopped working. When I navigate to ...
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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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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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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 "env"...
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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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Have localhost with dual boot (Windows/Ubuntu) share htdocs & mysql databases with XAMPP

I just got a new machine with dual boot Ubuntu+Windows 8.1 and set up a localhost using XAMPP in a way that allows me to edit and preview the files on both OSes (so htdocs and mysql databases have to ...
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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. I'...
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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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SoftEther VPN Server returning error. “Error occurred. (Error code: 1) Connection to the server failed. Check network connection …”

This topic had already been discussed in SoftEther VPN Server can't connect during set up. But cannot find the solution here in my case. Tried commenting still not received a resolution. So ...
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Problems with PHP and / or quexf

first of all: I am a newbie. I wanted to set up a localserver with apache on Ubuntu 14.04, which worked quite well so far. --> I received the "It works" page. So I went on with installing stuff for ...
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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 localhost/...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 ubuntu.local:...
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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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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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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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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:
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I-frame run on https://localhost won't display https website contents

I created a page with an iframe which runs on localhost and configured it to run on http://localhost as well as https://localhost. When I put a http website address in the html code of the page in the ...
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Ubuntu wants localhost login, won't accept any input

After trying a thousand things over countless hours to get Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS server installed on my Macbook 2,1 (loosely following these instructions), I finally got something that seems like a ...
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Internet connect through ISP to local server's root and other folders

This is complex so let me explain I have successfully connected to my local dev server which is Ubuntu 14.04 LAMP setup. I have done this by using a no-ip to handle the dynamic DNS, and forwarding ...