`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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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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Static html pages run from file system instead of built-in web-server

I'm running Intellij 13 Ultimate. I'm trying to open a web page I'm working on, and it's opened from the file system: file:///Users/<username>/dev/index.html Instead of something like: ...
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How to force Apache to release filelocks?

To be honest I already posted on StackOverflow, and on searching for a resolution as no feedback there as yet, this site appeared, and it appears a separate login, so forgive me if I am duplicating ...
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windows 8.1 hosts file # redirect this is just a bad ideas

I've been editing my host file for a while never had this kind of problem. A few days ago I'm not sure either windows or a malware override my host file For example if I did this 127.0.0.1 ...
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My localhost web not connected to “anywhere”

I have a localhost web which contains ajax that communicate to some server (call it www.google.com), but it fail. I try to my friend's chrome, it was able. my friend said I should check "bypass proxy ...
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Force vncserver started by lightdm to localhost on ubuntu 14.04

I am using vncserver with lightdm on ubuntu 14.04 on an amazon EC2 instance. I created a lightdm.conf: # # VNC Server configuration # # enabled = True if VNC connections should be allowed # port = ...
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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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Localhost webpage not available on LAMP over Mac OS X 10.10.1

I am trying to setup LAMP on my Mac OS X 10.10.1 I configured localhost folders including /Library/WebServer/Documents/, /etc/apache2/Users/username.conf and Sites folder. A telnet localhost 80 ...
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Locally saved webpages linking to *.asc files (instead of *.js, *.css, etc)

I've got a php page, and someone wants a non-working "mockup" (i.e. just static html). Easy, right? Open in browser, and then save the page, and voila; html with all the php stripped out. Only I do ...
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Apache 2.4 Yosemite not working offline – localhost unavailable

When I am connected to the internet I can view my /user/username/sites folder on my mac through a virtual host (username.dev). However when I disconnect from the internet, I can no longer navigate to ...
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How to identify the database and took backup from another server?

Please guide me in this situation. I have two domains domain1 and domain2, both domain are registered from the different provider but hosted on the same server (server1). My question is that if I ...
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Uninstalled Apache, but still see test page

I recently installed Apache HTTP Server from Apache Haus and PHP, and have decided I'd like to experiment with a few other options, so I uninstalled and deleted them. However, when I visit localhost ...
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How to access localhost offline?

I have set up XAMPP server and I'm working on few sites in my local server. I see that I cant access localhost unless connected to internet. Is there any way I can access localhost without connecting ...
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How to configure to send emails from localhost pc with postfix xampp and xubuntu configuration

I am building some website and for testing purposes i need to configure somehow to be able to send emails from my pc. I have xubuntu installed on my home pc and xampp for local development. I have ...
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IIS Sharing LocalHost

On my IIS I have a webserver running on my local host I want everyone to be able to see. So for the iisstart page I put the code to redirect to the page, However I get 404, When I connect to it from ...
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xamp localhost website not found

My localhost could not work despite trying changing to 8080 instead of 80. But xampp control panel shows apache, mysql working. Look for many solutions on the web but doesn't work hope to solve it ...
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How can I create Local Loopback on Linux (RedHat or Debian)?

How can I do the same on Linux (RedHat or Debian)? I need to create local loopback as shown herein: ...
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WAMP 2.5 hangs my Windows 7 SP1 laptop as soon as it starts

I am using WAMP 2.5 with local folder (localhost/websitename) setting. Every time I open WAMP (when internet is connected) it hangs my laptop for a number of minutes and the only option I have, is to ...
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Localhost and local Ubuntu Server Apache2 server issues

I have an Apache2 server running on a Ubuntu Server PC at the moment and am having a few problems with it of which I hope one of you could help me with. I have the Apache2 on machine x.x.x.72 and ...
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Connect to MySQL from localhost and external IP

I'm struggling to get my MySQL server to accept connections from localhost and external IP adresses at the same time. It's either only local or only external IP, but never both. I have read several ...
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Localhost on Mac causing system-wide problems?

I had some trouble with my 2013 MBP bogging down this summer (apple wasn't sure why...too many chrome tabs or filesystem corruption. in any event a complete reinstall fixed it). I've been doing web ...
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How can I access a Magento store from the internet - LAMP - Hosted myself on Ubuntu (MySQL/PHP/APACHE2)

I still wonder how to put my server (LAMP) online (I googled almost three hours now). I have installed Magento CE (ver 1.9.0.1) and everything works great on my LOCALHOST (127.0.0.1)! So the setup is ...
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Reroute all localhost requests to static ip

I've been searching the net for hours to no avail. I have a project in Visual Studio that has service references to localhost, but I need to be able to reference the actual ip of my computer, not ...
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http://localhost works but 127.0.0.1 does not work in windows 7

I am running xampp on windows 7. When I do http://localhost, I get the xampp welcome screen in my web browser but http://127.0.0.1 does not work. In my windows hosts file, I have uncommented 127.0.0.1 ...
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i want send desktop server on my laptop over router?

Last week i brought tp-link 3g/4g wifi router Model : TL-MR3220. I am wordpress web developer and now a days many people use mobile/smart phone. i want test the website look like in the mobile ...
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Apache Virtual Host loads slowly on Chrome and Firefox, not at all on Safari

I originally wrote a post here, which I now know is down to Safari/browsers or something. Basically, my Virtual Host, 5lines.dev, which is a WordPress Multisite, loads really slowly on Chrome and ...
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Apache Virtual Host hangs when loading, but it's subdomains load perfectly

I have a WordPress Multisite installation, with quite a few subdomain sites set up. These all work perfectly fine, however the main domain doesn't work. It doesn't even show a white screen, or any ...
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Win7 login without domain to local repository

In my project I have an alfresco repository running on localhost:8080 and now I want to map the WebDav (\\localhost@8080\alfresco\webdav) as a network drive. The problem is my computer is in the ...
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Cannot open http://<myipaddress>/phpadmin

I am able to access localhost or localhost/phpmyadmin using http but not when I replace localhost with my own ip address. What mistake I might be doing? Steps already taken: 1) Changed "Require ...
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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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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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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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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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Enabling access to my localhost/WAMP server WordPress on a 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 ...
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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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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 ...