`localhost` usually refers to the special addresses `127.0.0.1` and `::1` that map to a loopback device, which allows a computer to connect to itself.

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hosting a website on LAN on kali linux box

I need to host a webpage on my machine (running Kali Linux with the IP address of 192.168.0.13) that will be accessible to other devices on the LAN. So when a PC on my LAN types 192.168.0.13:8080 in ...
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Cannot open http://<myipaddress>/phpadmin

I am able to access localhost or localhost/phpmyadmin using http but not when I replace localhost with my own ip address. What mistake I might be doing? Steps already taken: 1) Changed "Require ...
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All steps to set up and resolve subdomain.localhost to 127.0.0.1?

I suddenly feel stubborn about my subdomain on localhost not working. My /etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 ...
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How can it be that when I am connected to wify network localhost requests use DNS?

When I am connected to local wi-fi networck requests like http://localhost:63342/prototype/index-3.html redirect me to some web page. When I turn wi-fi off it stips and works as normal (hosted on my ...
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Should TLS be used for email on localhost?

I have an application (written in PHP) which sends email using SMTP and runs on the same system as the email server. Are there any security concerns about using port 25 on localhost rather than port ...
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WAMP: Missing http://localhost/ in urls , wrong wamp projects links

I have a problem with Wamp which never happened to me before, cannot find what's wrong. I have a few projects located in my www folder ( running windows 7 ). My hostfile has the line 127.0.0.1 ...
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Stop receiving email in terminal

I'm a new MacOS user and already have a tiny problem when sending email... I'm trying to send some emails using MAMP and PHP on localhost, but emails only appear in my terminal instead of my email ...
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After XAMPP can't access to localhost (403)

I've just got a MacBook Pro a few months ago. I've installed XAMPP on it. After I googled a bit, I found OSX has its own apache service built in, so I removed XAMPP. I've tried to configure my ...
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Which Powershell Function could check whether a certain port is in LISTENING state on localhost?

Introduction Aim: to check whether a port is in LISTENING state on localhost by using a PowerShell function The following command: New-Object Net.Sockets.TcpClient.Connect("127.0.0.1",10389) ...
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Configure a root directory in the ~/Sites directory

I'm building a web project with a very complicated and deeply nested directory structure. I'm looking for a way to set the parent directory of this project as the root in the sites folder so that I ...
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How to see my own domain from host server?

I'm using Apache 2.4 running on a Windows 7 machine that is behind a NAT using port forwarding and I'm unable to use http://example.com from that machine, although it works fine from any other ...
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One server on two systems [duplicate]

I'm new with Ubuntu but I want to make the same localhost using xampp on two systems which I have on my hdd I want to have the same htdocs folder and mysql (phpmyadmin) on Ubuntu and Windows 7. Is it ...
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Change xampp apache htdocs directory to access localhost from ubuntu and windows

I'm using ubuntu and windows 7 dualboot,and have xampp installed on both I want to have access to one localhost directory whether I'm using windows or ubuntu. both systems are installed on the same ...
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Slow performance with WAMP localhost access from other devices

I setup a localhost WAMP server and other device can access my localhost site on my win8 laptop with computer name instead of IP (because the wireless router is configured with DHCP and the laptop ...
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How to change ip address into a name customized

I can access my local WAMP with 192.168.1. However, I wish to make it prettier. Can I somehow make Apache recognize 192.168.1 as text similiar to a website (i.e. mysite.com or just mysite)? How can I ...
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Can ping localhost but can't browse

I know this is a pretty common question but I did my research and couldn't find a solution for this issue. I'm configuring a development application server and I came to the point where I can ping ...
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Trying to make my localhost wordpress installation accessible from the internet using Ngrok. Error 403

I have a wordpress installation of a website I'm developing on my mac (OSX 10.6). I can access it and make edits just fine through localhost/username/Sites/websitefolder/. However, I need to make it ...
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Why is this site redirects to my localhost at ubuntu? [closed]

Help understand why http://dkif.netadsopt.com/ redirects to my localhost at Ubuntu? Thank you in advance.
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RDP into windows 7 localhost [closed]

I'd like to be able to RDP into my localhost. Simply put, I want to RDP into the machine where I'm making the connection from. Is this possible?
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Google chrome is slow on refreshing localhost website

I have a local website running on nodejs simple server made by gulp-connect plugin. When i refresh that local address, in Internet Explorer 11 it takes only 2s but in chrome it's versy slow. usually ...
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Access web server on LAN using IP fail

I have a web server in my LAN with IP: 192.168.1.103, I can only access the web server from browser in this computer through http://localhost:8080, I cannot access it through 192.168.1.103:8080, nor ...
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localhost IP address without network

I noticed that when querying ipconfig in cmd, I get the IP address only if I am connected to the Internet or another network, but nothing comes out when I am disconnected. In this case, what is the ...
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Bypassing proxy for loopback/locahost

I am developing a web application where in I am running a webserver at localhost:3000 and my app is deployed on the same. Access to this URL through a web browser works fine because there is an ...
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One computer on network redirected to 127.0.0.2 instead of website, other can access fine

www.reddit.com is being redirected to 127.0.0.2 on one computer on the network, but the other is fine. I have already checked the hosts file and the website is not listed. Any ideas?
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OSX localhost mail in mail.app?

Every time I start a Terminal I see that I have unread mail. I know that I can access them via the mail command but I'm not comfortable in using that command. Is there any way to read the local mail ...
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Loopback address set for facebook and youtube

I have Windows 7 laptop. I can not access facebook and youtube. It is a office laptop and Symantec Antivirus is installed with centralize management. If I ping both the site like : ping ...
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localhost not processing php

I'm more of a developer then a IT person so I am a bit stuck stuck here. I just upgraded from Lion to Mavericks (10.9.2) and now my local host is no longer working. I was able to get the new version ...
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Ubuntu localhost: Not found

I have updated my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, so I have a newer version now. But I spotted that after the update I experience a 404 error while trying to access my http://localhost/ After a complete ...
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Is it feasible to connect to localhost from iPhone, while my Mac use Thunderbolt Ethernet, not Wi-Fi

I've been building up a Web app and want to test it in my iPhone in order to check that the responsive functionality works properly in mobile devices. When I develop it on my MacBook Pro, which ...
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Connecting to mysql from 127.0.0.1 instead of from localhost

I have similar problem as here. The problem is that solution proposed there does not work for me: Just for now I have users: +----------+------------------------------------+ | user | host ...
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Is listening on a port on the localhost of a server the same as listening on that port of the server's public IP address?

I set up a free Amazon EC2 instance in order to use a Node app outside of my localhost environment. The instance is allocated a public IP address at launch, mine for example being 54.187.31.42. Does ...
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Can postfix forward all outbound email to a relayhost except for local user-to-user email?

On my home Ubuntu box, postfix is configured to relay all outgoing email to outgoing.verizon.net. Unfortunately this includes local user-to-user email (e.g., from local cron jobs to me, or from me to ...
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Cannot go to localhost using Firefox

I'm using Windows XP SP3 and xampp and cannot access localhost files using Firefox 26. What I got is 500 Internal Server Error. After writing localhost address inside address bar and pressing Enter ...
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Connecting VMFusion ( Windows 7 ) to my Macbook Pro but it's only a 1/4 of the way working

I just recently upgraded to Maverick and Fusion 6. I have my NAT set to Share my Mac ( in Fusion ), and I see that my default gateway is properly setting my IP. When I hit that IP, I see my localhost ...
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Can't run localhost PHP server on OSX Mavericks

So i've done this before but I don't remember the command. I was able to use a directory a localhost file. I've tried sudo apachectl start but when I go to localhost the page isn't found. I've also ...
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XAMPP subdomains suddenly not working

OK, I'm in trouble... and it keeps getting worse and worse! I'm on Windows 7, running XAMPP. I had defined scads of subdomains on localhost for different web projects; i.e. xyz.localhost, ...
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How Do I Access 127.0.0.1 in The Host(win8.1) From VMware(win xp)?

I have windows 8.1 installed and I am running VMware worksation with XP as the guest OS. I am a web developer and I installed a webserver(wampserver/php/apache) on The win 8.1 I can reach to my ...
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How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
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Sendmail local domain relay

Sendmail on webserver.mydomain.com is sending all emails properly except email addressed to anyone@mydomain.com. mydomain.com's mail is not handled locally and mx records are configured to point to ...
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Chrome doesn't show elements correctly in xampp

I'm using xampp to test my scripts in windows. I noticed that when I open scripts via localhost chrome doesn't show the size of elements correctly. This is example <div style="width:270px; ...
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MacOS Mavericks: wget getting stuck with local ip but not with localhost

I am facing a weird problem on my Macbook (Mavericks). I'm serving some files over http. When I try to get the files using wget: it works perfectly using localhost or 127.0.0.1 it starts but get ...
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Website displays blank in Chrome & Opera, but fine in IE10

This website has just moved web host. It displays fine for me in IE10, but in Chrome and Opera it displays as a white page with a broken image. If I clear my cache the same thing happens. If I view ...
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ex.ter.nal.ip:8081 changes to localhost:8081

Asked this question on Server Fault before, but got redirected to here. Hope this is the right place to ask this question. I installed YouTrack from Jetbrains on my Windows 7 machine, which works ...
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vncserver -localhost and ssh tunneling

I'm trying to setup a ssh tunneled vnc connection from my centos 5.10 machine and I've been following some online tutorials such as this one: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Vncserver. I'm ...
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Enabling access to my localhost/wampserver WP on LAN

Listening on port 80 by default. Tried this in httpd.conf, which worked somewhat: <Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> ...
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Unable to resolve localhost, 127.0.0.1 or local IP address?

If I try to access localhost or 127.0.0.1 or even my local IP address 192.168.1.14 the browser is unable to resolve this!? (Why it's even trying to resolve it I don't know - I didn't think it would ...
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How to find out what is running on localhost port

I have something running at port 9090 on my local machine. It's probably something I set up long ago and forgot about... how can I find out what it is? I am using Windows 8.
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Why does localhost not work in Windows 8.1, but 127.0.0.1 does?

I have a HTTP server running on port 9876. I put http://127.0.0.1:9876/ into Chrome and the page loads instantly. I put http://localhost:9876/ into Chrome and the page never loads. I have never ...
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How to connect / tunneling to another computer to use it's localhost?

I'am not quite sure how to describe what I really asking for, so i will try: I have two computer A and B. Computer A is my primary computer I'am working on. I'am web developer, and as you may know, ...
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Using virtual box and trying to run the server on my local host

I am trying to run the virtual box (Linux) off my Windows host, and currently trying to access the URL "local.corn.org". I edited the hosts file, adding 10.0.2.2 local.corn.org and also tried ...