`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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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 ...
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How to use a proxy for localhost?

I want to test my web app with different IP addresses. I'm looking for a way to change my IP address when browsing my site located in http://localhost/ (WAMPServer). What can I do to fake my IP ...
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GAE loading slow in localhost

I am using Google App Engine with Python to learn HTML/Python/Web-development, and since the GAE 1.8.8 update loading an app in localhost is extremely slow, taking up to 60 seconds. Static files still ...
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The requested URL xxx was not found on this server

I have been tearing my hair on this for hours..please help.. I have been running several websites on localhost for months without a hitch. Unfortunately last week I had do do a fresh instal of ...
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How to use shorewall to redirect client to the localhost in server?

I'm working on developing a captive portal..I have configured my shorewall to give an internet access to my clients but I have no idea on how to redirect all clients to the localhost. I have tried ...
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Is 'localhost' considered fully qualified?

In the absence of a domain name, is the name localhost considered fully qualified? Or is localhost always considered unqualified? $ hostname --fqdn debian-q500 $ ping debian-q500 PING debian-q500 ...
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MySql server only working with localhost

I installed mysql server on my machine and I could connect using MySqlWorkbench as localhost (port:3306). But when I change the localhost to my machine name it is not working. I need to access the ...
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IE doesn't work with localhost + port

I have a NodeJS server running on my local machine for development purposes. By default, it uses port 1337. (I've tried a handful of other ports such as 8080, 1234, 9000, 9090, 65432 et al). I can ...
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cant access localhost on my phone

I have an android connected to wifi. I want to access the localhost from my windows pc with my phone because i am creating a mobile web app that i want to access through my localhost in the phone. I ...
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Developing locally, showing the client through the web

I'm trying to figure out the best way to show my clients the work I've done for them without having to setup other environments on production servers, etc. ⠀Is there a good way to expose my local ...
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Local transparent Squid under Windows and redirecting local traffic to it

Good evening. I want to set a local transparent proxy on my machine, using Squid, for learning/caching/traffic controlling/blocking purposes - most for learning. The problem is, I'm running ...
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'httpd-vhost.conf' breaks WAMPServer?

I am attempting to host a development website from my laptop using WAMPServer. My goal is to install WordPress and have users log in from their homes. I’ve successfully installed WAMPServer 2.2 I’ve ...
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How to remove IIS for WampSERVER?

I have WampServer installed, and I installed Microsoft SEO Toolkit, I guess that has the IIS dependency. And I guess the iis service uses port 80. Now every time I start WampServer, I need to go to ...
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404 not found error for JavaScript files when accessing web page on localhost

The page loads up fine, but console shows a 404 not found error for JavaScript files. I have verified that the code contains the correct JavaScript file name. Any ideas? The JavaScript file is loaded ...
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How to configure and access both local and remote versions of same website/domain?

I am working on a client's website which is currently hosted on an external remote server. I downloaded a copy of the site to my local computer, which is running a 'LAMP stack' set up on Arch Linux, ...