`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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OSX Lion I cannot access localhost from my browser

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Why is there more than one loopback IP address?

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Can not ping host from guest

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Apache 2.4 localhost virtualhost not working

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Chrome master_preferences file appears to be encrypted

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Add a local vs add a network printer — difference?

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Can't connect to socket listening on 127.0.0.1 but works for 'localhost' in Windows 10

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Chrome Localhost Connection Refused

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How do I configure PHP to run locally?

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How can I put my WAMP server online to access my localhost projects through Internet?

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windows ssh localhost: connection refused

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Apache cannot resolve /etc/hosts entries without internet connection

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localhost asks authentication password

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What's the difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0?

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How local host is shared to Internet?

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On what factors does localhost speed depend?

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Accessing MacBook local network from iPhone

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How to block localhost connection with Windows Firewall (Server 2012 R2) [duplicate]

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User cannot login to MySQL from localhost with Host set to %

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Override localhost IP Adress in Windows 8.1

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Chrome performing Google search instead of loading page from local server when adding query string

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Logon failed to localhost using a domain name via remote desktop

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DNS issue accessing localhost IP address in Chrome

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HTTP on localhost not working with DNS A-record and port forward (ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE)

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Can I still access another localhost website in my computer after sharing my localhost to another computer?

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WebUI accessible only from localhost (Windows 2012 R2)

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Open a Specific page of PDF document in viewer

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Connect to remote Linux server localhost through browser on Windows desktop

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ERR_ICANN_NAME_COLLISION when trying to use localhost .dev in Chrome

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Block chrome or firefox from accessing localhost

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Not Able to Open Login Page TP LINK TL MR 3220

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How can I offer internet for some users and only an intranet for others using a Router wifi?

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Test whether PHP is correctly installed on my Mac

I use Homebrew to installed the php 5.6, I followed the guide from Homebrew to enable Apache and PHP (such as uncommenting the httpd.conf file), then I can successfully access to http://localhost/ and ...
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Accessing JSON Server Hosted on a Virtual Machine

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http://localhost:3000 works, but http://127.0.0.1:3000 doesn't

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Wrong IP address present when connecting from localhost to localhost

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Go to Ubuntu localhost from Windows XP in VirtualBox

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How to force application using localhost:9000 to shut down

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List all open sockets in /dev/tcp/localhost/

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

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Localhost webpage not available on LAMP over Mac OS X 10.10.1

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How to access webpage running on remote server?

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What is the difference between “Change hostname via DHCP” versus “Assign Hostname to Loopback IP” in SUSE Linux network configuration setup?

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