`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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Curl local host names on Mac OS X Yosemite

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localhost or 127.0.0.1 in XAMPP

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Connect to MySQL from localhost and external IP

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Localhost on Mac causing system-wide problems?

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How can I access a Magento store from the internet - LAMP - Hosted myself on Ubuntu (MySQL/PHP/APACHE2)

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how to get the php home page using wampserver2.4

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Windows 7 Is There A Way To Limit A Specific Browser To Localhost Only With No Internet Access?

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http://localhost works but 127.0.0.1 does not work in windows 7

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i want send desktop server on my laptop over router?

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Apache Virtual Host loads slowly on Chrome and Firefox, not at all on Safari

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Apache Virtual Host hangs when loading, but it's subdomains load perfectly

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Force vncserver started by lightdm to localhost on ubuntu 14.04

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access other computer's localhost on home network

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Win7 login without domain to local repository

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Why is 50.22.53.71 hitting my localhost node.js in an attempt to find a php setup

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localhost not working on OS X Yosemite

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Why with WAMP utlizes computer name as wireless LAN access not working on Firefox or Safari but Chrome only?

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Cannot open http://<myipaddress>/phpadmin

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How can it be that when I am connected to wify network localhost requests use DNS?

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Should TLS be used for email on localhost?

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Stop receiving email in terminal

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After XAMPP can't access to localhost (403)

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Which Powershell Function could check whether a certain port is in LISTENING state on localhost?

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One server on two systems [duplicate]

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How to change ip address into a name customized

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Can ping localhost but can't browse

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Trying to make my localhost wordpress installation accessible from the internet using Ngrok. Error 403

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RDP into windows 7 localhost [closed]

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localhost IP address without network

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Bypassing proxy for loopback/locahost

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One computer on network redirected to 127.0.0.2 instead of website, other can access fine

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OSX localhost mail in mail.app?

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Loopback address set for facebook and youtube

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localhost not processing php

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Ubuntu localhost: Not found

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