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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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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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Mac listening on port 80 for both IPv4 127.0.0.1 and IPv6 ::1 with SSH tunnel, but connection is not possible with IPv4?

I am connecting with openssh to a remote server, running a web server which I need to access as if from the server itself. Therefore I use ssh-tunneling, like this: sudo ssh -L 80:127.0.0.1:7065 ...
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cant connect to rumpus server via local ip on macbook pro

Today I wake up and my MacBook pro can no longer connect to my Rumpus server via the internal IP address. Every other machine in the house can connect to the server GI n the browser via the ...
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Terminal host changed

I opened terminal today and realized that the usual startup text: my-macbook-pro:~ myUsername$_ has been replaced by: mscs256-24197:~ myUsername$_ I tried googling but couldn't find anything. ...
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When I ping valid URL without www resolves to localhost instead of host server IP

I'm having a problem where a valid URL kerfpress.com (without www.) is bringing up localhost when I ping on my Mac. $ ping kerfpress.com PING localhost (127.0.0.1): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from ...
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Kill what ever is running on port 8080

I am trying to run a GAE app on localhost 8080, but it was apparently occupied, even after shutting down and restarting my computer. I ran sudo lsof -i :8080 lo and behold there is something sill ...
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Apache on Mac: vhost looks for wrong directory (other than DocumentRoot)

I just un-installed XAMPP and decided to take into use the Apache included within OS X. After a lot of fiddling around I've gotten it to somewhat work, but not quite. I use VirtualHostX for managing ...
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I replaced httpd.conf in mountain lion and can no longer connect to localhost

I was trying to allow for my server to use the RewriteEngine in an .htaccess file so I went into /private/etc/apache2 and tried to edit the httpd.conf file, but did not have permission. So I ...
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Deny access to a port from localhost on OSX

I want to test a fallback strategy for my memcached driver (in case port is protected by firewall). How can I deny access to a specific port, on 127.0.0.1?
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Cannot find 127.0.0.1 or vhost with localhost apache in mac

I was working with localhost:81 during a long time with vhost and all was right. Right now I need to work over the 80 port and i change the http.conf and http-vhost for used the 80 port but right now ...
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Setting up email for localhost

I am trying to test some web code and am running it on local host. How does one setup email for localhost so the code can use php message functions to send emails? If I need to get some web hosted ...
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1answer
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how to get localhost to work correctly again on Lion

Anything that asks for something via localhost fails. I can't get any result from pinging localhost. The only way I can reach anything in my network would be to resort to connecting to my ...
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How to share my localhost over the internet?

I really want to share my localhost over the internet to show my friends the progress of the website we're working on, so that I don't need to upload it to the public server each time I make a change. ...
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Accessing localhost on my iPhone

I've found similarly titled questions, but none that directly address my issue. I'm running Google App Engine server on my Macbook, and it was configured to use port 8080 on localhost. And so anytime ...
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Isn't localhost simply 127.0.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)?

I tried telnet localhost on Mac OS X Lion, and this is the output I got. Trying ::1... telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: connect to address ...
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Trying to access localhost mamp from iPad

I want to visit my localhost that is being served by mamp on my iPad to do some testing. All the places I looked online say just to visit ip:8888. This results in Safari showing a "server stopped ...
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How can I block external access to my local Apache test server on OS X?

I use the built-in Apache 2 that comes with OS X (10.6.8 in my case) for development. I've been looking in access logs and seen I'm constantly poked from outside by nosy bots. I'd like to make it stop ...
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Why is “It works!” showing up at my http://127.0.0.1 (localhost)?

So, I was playing around with Java sockets, servers and streams, the other day, and I decided, purely out of curiosity, expecting no good results, to open Google Chrome and navigate to 127.0.0.1, and ...
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How to view Mamp Pro on a Mac OS X 10.6 from a PC over a LAN

I've been trying to test my sites on IE on my PC sitting next to my Mac over the LAN. I have Mamp Pro set up with port: 80 Mysql: 3306 with a virtual file with: 127.0.0.1 mysite.dev On my Windows ...
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Joomla cannot connect to MySQL using localhost

I have a fresh Joomla installation in a Mac OS X and I have configured a database to connect the application to. By default, Joomla uses localhost to connect (variable $host), but it does not work. ...
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894 views

XAMPP FTP server error?

XAMPP 1.7.3 for Mac does not let me run the FTP component. XAMPP Cannot run FTP while another FTP server is using Port 21. I'm not running anything else FTP related. I'm on Mac OS X 10.6.4.
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How can I use my iSight camera as an IP camera?

Is there any kind of software that can convert the built-in iSight camera on a Mac OS X into an IP camera and serving it to a localhost? Preferably as static images, but any kind of stream is also ...
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Localhost website using Apache on Mac OS X

I am trying to set up a webserver on my Mac so that I can access my folder through http://localhost:8085/test.html. How do I set this up?
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How to alias a hostname on Mac OSX

In a nutshell, I would like to be able to open a browser and open local.example.com but it actually loads http://localhost/path/to/example.com/ I am using Mac OSX 10.5, and not afraid to get my hands ...
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Hostname problem

my hostname is newton ...when I set "127.0.0.1 Newton" in /etc/hosts .. parallels stops working.. when I set "127.0.0.1 localhost" in /etc/hosts apache installed via ports stops working.. when I ...
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Map “Sites” folder to http://localhost on OS X

I'm using the built-in server on my Mac. The URL to my Sites folder is: http://localhost/~username/ with MAMP I had just http://localhost/. Is there any way to get just http://localhost/ with the ...