`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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Does connecting to one's computer via local router automatically uses the loopback?

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Turn off a computer on the network

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Curl local host names on Mac OS X Yosemite

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localhost/foldername not working after upgrading to Yosemite

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My localhost web not connected to “anywhere”

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