`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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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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Localhost on the internet

How can I set online my localhost? I am using XAMPP. How can I access to my localhost from another computer? I have tried using DynDNS, but I could not configure it properly, I think.
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Redirect all HTTP requests to a website

How to configure windows to open the same static html page for all HTTP browser request. For example if the user types http://www.google.com, my static Index.html will be shown.
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Vmware host: accessing a forwarded port from a virtual host

A windows host machine (which dynamically has the address 192.168.227.1) runs (i) an ssh tunnel with port forwarding (forwards the port localhost:5432 with the following command: autossh.exe -M 2000 ...
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How to run localhost or local website within Powerpoint?

I have a demo coming up and I kind of want to show off different Javascript applications within the presentation. I was wondering if there was a way to run localhost, or web applications locally, ...
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Can I test my local e-mail server without setting up a domain?

I've set up an e-mail server set up(MailEnable) and I'd like to be able to test it locally. That is, when I send an e-mail from my Outlook client, I want it to go directly to the server on the same ...
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Broswers open localhost instead of remote server

When I try to access my domain http://www.ylog.in , all browsers in my system opens localhost (Where I have Apache2) instead of my remote server hosted at heroku. But when I open the domain via proxy, ...
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Can't access localhost on my browsers

I've just installed mamp for the first time onto my mac and I'm trying to view some PHP files I've loaded into the htdocs section of mamp. When I type localhost into my browsers, it says it can't ...
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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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creating a domain from my home router that connects to my development machine

I am very noob and new to anything that deals with network issues. I have a problem that I have been researching but can't really find direct answers to. Bassically, my problem is the following 1) ...
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Problems running xampp

I was having trouble with xampp. I uninstalled it and since I've tried reinstalling it, cannot get it to work. My first error was that port 80 was being used. As addressed here. Now it is telling ...
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Waiting for response from 127.0.0.1

I'm using a workstation with Windows 7 Pro 64bit; IE version 9.0.8112.16421 (update ver. 9.0.18). I'm using a local facility (WAMP or AMPPS) and a WordPress installation for website testing. I have ...
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Install a PEAR package without an Internet connection

I'm trying to install a package via PEAR, PHPUnit to be precise. However, the server I'm using is not connected to the Internet. I managed to find a .tgz of PHPUnit in its PEAR repository at : PEAR ...
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Postfix will not send/receive mail

I recently installed postfix, among other programs, and have been configuring it. POP3 and IMAP are working just fine, but postfix seems to fail: # telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Trying ...
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Can't access my site from a external pc with xampp

I have a problem with XAMPP. I can't access my site from an external pc, but I can access the welcome site "Welcome to XAMPP for Windows!", so if a friend types my IP he can access the XAMPP welcome ...
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localhost:3000 is redirecting to www.localhost in all browsers

This is happening on OS X 10.8 in both Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. There is currently nothing running on port 3000 so I cannot imagine it is related to the Rails project there. It seems to be system ...
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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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Firewall blocks localhost but only if it's turned on

I run XAMPP server on my Windows XP. If I try to access to http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1 it gives me this error: Could not connect to remote server This only occurs if my Comodo firewall ...
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Magento Localhost Installation - LAN Works - WAN Issues?

I’m new to home servers and Magento. Running Ubuntu Server 13.04 with LAMP and Magento Commerce 1.7.0.2 on a dedicated home server. I've already configured my server's static IP, router's firewall and ...
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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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How to access localhost with a port on a Virtual PC

I installed a Virtual PC with Windows7 and opened connection to my machine's localhost. My computer's name is memphis, I added the following line in hosts file: 127.0.0.1 memphis and I also ...
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Oracle11g localhost:1158/em not connect

In my Windows 7 professional edition, I installed Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2 which is downloaded from Oracle.com. The SID is 'orcl', username is 'system'. When I attempt connect to ...
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Browsing to localhost is slow when connected to Internet

When I browse localhost in my browser when connected to the Internet, the response is slow; it takes 30 seconds or completely times out. When I disconnect from the Internet, it is blazing fast and ...
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Website is resolving to localhost?

For some reason, the website funshion.com resolves to localhost (127.0.0.1) when I run it on tracert. The website should, of course, go to the website, not to my computer. Basically, Funshion is a ...
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Links from Localhost not working

After I type "localhost" in my browser the index.html successfully loads. However any to the links on that website appear to be dead. Once clicked, nothing happens. I see the right path in the path ...
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trouble with Wordpress (Buddypress) localhost installation?

I installed wordpress in localhost using Xampp and Bitnami it works well at the begin and I install also Buddypress plugin and start working on the website . Today however it suddenly stopped ...
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How do I add custom DNS server and preserving default DNS of ISP in OS X Mountain Lion

I'm using OS X Mountain Lion. I'm using dnsmasq to set up wildcard localhost domain names, such as http://local.dev, to point to localhost. But I have to add 127.0.0.1 in my system preference -> ...
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Why is “localhost” slower than “127.0.0.1” in Google Chrome - Windows 8? [duplicate]

There is a very similar previous question and answer, but for windows 7 and/or earlier versions of Google Chrome, here: Is there a way to disable IPv6 in Google's Chrome? That solution no ...
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Access localhost with domain alias via VM

I have a local development environment that I have setup using MAMP on OSX, on the default Apache and MySQL ports (80 and 3306). In the hosts file I have setup custom domains for my sites, eg. ...
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How to remove all autocomplete urls with a certain url in Chrome

I am converting my localhost:8888 to localhost and I want to remove all the autocomplete urls that have localhost:8888 in them. I already did this for history but how do I do this for autocomplete? I ...
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Bridge Windows 8 Guest in OSX Mountain Lion Host Virtual Machine for local development

I'm trying to test in a local development environment before committing to my team's repository. Host OS - OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion Guest OS - Windows 8 I am running VMWare Fusion 5 as a virtual ...
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No “localhost” or “127.0.0.1” in Ubuntu 12.10

After installing Ubuntu 12.10, I tried intalling Metasploit (ruby already installed). First, I get: [-] Failed to connect to the database: could not connect to server: Connection refused Is the ...
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Localhost via WAMP doesn't connect

I needed to change the default port wamp was listening to, so now I need to use another one, let's say 81. So now instead of going to http://localhost now I need to go to http://localhost:81. No ...
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Pages of website returns a WAMP homepage on my LocalHost?

Using WAMPSERVER for windows 7, smartgit and Safe Search Replace I have done the following steps: Pulled a wordpress code from a github repository using smartgit Downloaded the database from the ...
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Cannot resolve localhost on Mac OS mountain lion

For the longest time I was a MAMP user, until yesterday, something went terribly wrong and MAMP would no longer start mysql. Long story short I decided to ditch MAMP and just setup my own AMP server, ...
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I have a domain name that I want to redirect to my local server. How do I do this?

This may be better suited for Server Fault, so someone can migrate it if need be. For the purposes of testing, I want to redirect a domain name I own to my localhost. How do I do this? Can I simply ...
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setup localhost on windows 8 with wamp or whatever [closed]

I want to use localhost on windows 8. I've tried installing Wamp and it works except for i need a microsoft file named msvcr100.dll. I've downloaded it but it isn't compatible with windows 8. (or i ...
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run the same hosts on my local network?

I don't know how to explain that but I want to do the same like if I got in my hosts file any host to resolve but in a network scope. when the try to access to some website like ...
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How to connect SSH to localhost in Windows7?

Connect SSH Secure Shell to localhost in Windows machine. What will be host name, username , port and authentication method filled in Quick connect of SSH? I tried with 127.0.0.1, but it is ...
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Accessing my localhost through phone results in errors loading resources

I want to browse through my PC's localhost using my android phone. I need it, because I want to test my websites on mobiles without uploading entire project on my server. Is it possible? For now, I ...
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Mac OS X Mountain Lion can't ping/telnet localhost. Point to a wrong public IP

I've been developing Node.js apps on my localhost on port 1337 for last two years with no problem as shown below. $ node app App started on port 1337 Today I wanted to test how things go with ...
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Localhost slow on desktop, not on laptop

I am using XAMPP Lite on my desktop and laptop, which uses Apache for the web-server and also supports PHP. My locally hosted image gallery PHP program has its page elements (100s of thumbnails) ...
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how do I get 0.0.0.0 to resolve to localhost when browsing a url that contains 0.0.0.0?

Doing some node development on windows. Node programs like to kick out URLs that look like http://0.0.0.0:8080. In Linux (iirc) pasting that url into the browser will be successful. But in Windows, ...
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Multiple User login on the same local host — TFS

We have Visual Studio on our server P.C. and we have created multiple user accounts on the server. Now, when we run the same project from multiple accounts, and host them on local host, when one user ...
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mod_geoip in local

I have to implement a geo location functionality on a Magento based website, thus php on an apache2 server. Obviously, in my local machine mod_geoip isn't very helpful. I was wondering if I could fool ...
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php -S not working (development server on LMDE with Firefox)

PHP 5.4 comes with a built-in development webserver: http://php.net/manual/en/features.commandline.webserver.php When I try to start the server like documented everything looks fine: php -S ...
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What is a hostname to use in UNC paths that refers to current machine in XP?

What is a hostname to use in UNC paths that refers to the current machine in XP? eg. \\localhost\share\file.txt Except that localhost doesn't work. What will work?
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How to reset Host Only Adapter Networking for Oracle VirtualBox VM Manager

My Host Only Networking stopped working, how do I reset it ? I tried disabling and re-enabling Local Area Connection and VirtualBox Host-Only Network but VirtualBox Host-Only Network is still ...
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Apache won't start after creating symbolic link

I'm installing Apache for the first time and trying to display some webpages on localhost. Apache's default path for serving web pages is /var/www/html/ but I don't have permissions to write there. ...