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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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/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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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Know location from which port is running?

When I boot my pc, port 11000 is always open and shows a website on localhost:11000. I want to delete it permanently and remove files related to it.
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How do I change the tab icon used by my localhost within my browser?

I have MediaWiki on my Ubuntu 15.04 PC running through Apache and MySQL. Presently it is installed the old fashion way, by following instructions on this page, but when I first started using MediaWiki ...