`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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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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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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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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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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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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read localhost mail and send to locahost using Mail.app (or any other std mail client app)

I want to read the localhost mail on Mail.app. Currently I just type mail on the command line. If I can read "localhost" mail on my Mail.app, then can I send (or move mail from other accounts, e.g. ...
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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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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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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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How to change localhost to ping 127.0.0.1

I am using windows xp sp2. Whenever i ping localhost it resolves to ::1 if network cable is connected. If i remove network cable then localhost resolves to 127.0.0.1. I do not know about this strange ...
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HOSTS mapping not working as expected

I'm running a local Webmatrix configuration which uses IISExpress as webserver. For convenience's sake, I have configured my remote development setup (http://godrul1.gopagoda.com/) to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Tunnel from my home computer using my server

I have a local webserver in my Mac (OS X 10.7.3). I was wondering how could I build a tunnel to "publish" it temporarily on the internet. For example, my server is running on localhost:20000 and I ...
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Debug - How to Access virtual host from Virtual Box machine?

If I configure my virtual box with NAT I can access my localhost MAMP page with: 10.0.2.2 If I configure windows hosts file with: 10.0.2.2 mysite.dev I could then access that same information by ...
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Share MAMP in virtual pc as well

I have a MAMP installation on my mac, and I use vmware fusion to run a virtual windows installation. I was wondering if there's a way to share the localhost i have in mac with the vmware windows ...
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Stop receiving email in terminal

I'm a new MacOS user and already have a tiny problem when sending email... I'm trying to send some emails using MAMP and PHP on localhost, but emails only appear in my terminal instead of my email ...
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Configure a root directory in the ~/Sites directory

I'm building a web project with a very complicated and deeply nested directory structure. I'm looking for a way to set the parent directory of this project as the root in the sites folder so that I ...
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How to see my own domain from host server?

I'm using Apache 2.4 running on a Windows 7 machine that is behind a NAT using port forwarding and I'm unable to use http://example.com from that machine, although it works fine from any other ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Localhost has just stopped working (using xampp)

I installed Xampp to use for local development of a Drupal site. Its been working fine out of the box until now. The main Xampp localhost welcome menu loads, however my subdirectory ...
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Accessing network website with binding configured

I am a developer and all the websites I develop are on my machine. My manager use to be able to see the websites from his computer connecting to my computer using computername/websitename. Not too ...
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How to connect redis-cli on Windows to redis-server on Linux (on VMware)

I have Windows 8 as a host and Linux guest on VMware and installed redis on Linux, redis works correctly. I don't know how to connect a redis-cli -h [ipAddress] to redis on Linux with VMware. How ...
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connecting to mac localhost via windows computer sharing the same network

I'm running MAMP on a mac computer, and can successfully access it from any mobile device (or another mac) via the local IP address, which I've verified via mac > preferences > network. I've added a ...
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How to properly set sendmail

I would like to send mails from my PHP application built with Codeigniter with sendmail and all works out of the box. But there are also few problems with sendmail on my server, because I don't know ...
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How to forward real .com domain to XAMPP subfolder using httpd-vhosts.conf?

I am trying to emulate some Google Apps app installation functionality and in order to effectively debug it, I need it running on my local Windows 7 machine (using XAMPP). I am behind a router and ...
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How to allow access to LDAP server from iOS devices?

Now I have iRedMail installed and I would like to have an access not only to e-mails but to the contacts too. I saw in the roundcube config file that it accesses the LDAP to get global address book ...
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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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Issues posting data on local server

I am running IIS 7 on my Windows 7 computer. The problem I am facing is if I am on a web page for too long, then go to make a POST request the server doesn't respond. If I make the POST request as ...
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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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Can't access website on local network

I have a personal website running on my PC (Ubuntu), connected to the internet through a router. I can connect without any problem to my website when I'm not at home so I guess my router is correctly ...
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Technicolor TG582n set up Dyndns

I have set up xampp on Windows, and everything is working in my LAN. I set up my router with Dyndns, but when I go to my site, I only have my router's login page and if I try to go to another page it ...
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Thunderbird configuration for James on localhost

I have an Apache James Server on localhost. I know to configure its smtp, pop3 and imap ports. I set them to 1025,1110, 1043 for now debugging. I have a user user2 I can send mail through telnet ...
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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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sudo su and ssh localhost are failing

When I try to do sudo su I get the following errors. sudo: /etc/sudoers is mode 0777, should be 0440 sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting I tried following the post ...
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How can I use my own, external IP instead of localhost with Glassfish?

I am using Glassfish v3 to develop couple of servlets. For testing the servlets the localhost:8080/MyServlet is working fine. But whenever I am using IP instead of localhost, its returning an error, ...
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Java server Stopped working on my computer, why?

I installed JIRA yesterday on my OSX computer. It worked by going to the address: localhost:8080 I Turned off my computer yesterday, and today when I tried to go there, I got: Oops! Google Chrome ...
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Connecting to mysql on localhost using external hostname

I'm trying to connect to my server using the external IP Address... This works from an external machine but not from the machine which is running mysql. This is annoying as I would like to use the ...