On modern day computers, localhost as a hostname translate to a IP address of 127.0.0.1 which is a internal loop-back IP address.

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Symbolic link not allowed or link target not accessible: /var/www on Ubuntu 11.04

I am getting a 403 when i access http://mayfieldafc.local/ upon looking in the Apache logs I am getting: [Wed Nov 16 12:32:59 2011] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Symbolic link not allowed or link target ...
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Simple MediaWiki question

I'm thinking about making a mediawiki website. At first I'd like to try it at localhost. I'm running Kubuntu 11.10, so I did: sudo aptitude install apache2 mysql-server php5 php5-mysql php5-cli And ...
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Apache2 virtual host localhost doesn't render CSS when offline because of absolute path

I'm running apache2 on a local server. I use no-ip.com to route DNS to that server through my cable modem. While disconnected from the web and working on localhost my web pages don't render the CSS ...
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getting mod_rewrite to work on Mac OS X

I'm trying to get mod rewrite to work on my Mac. This is the content of the .htaccess file: <Files *\.ini> order allow,deny deny from all </Files> RewriteEngine on RewriteRule .* ...
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Where is my Tomcat running on my virtual server?

According to what I know; Apache and Tomcat are listing on different ports by default. If I have both of them running locally then: localhost -> Apache home page (port 80) localhost:8080" -> Tomcat ...
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File permission problem with codeignitor project using xampp

I am currently using Codeignitor as my PHP framework with XAMPP. I always keep all my files in c:/xampp/htdocs/. The settings are working fine in my own localhost machine. But when I load the same ...
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Magento - Unable to access remote site but able to access a simple index.html file

I'm building a store (magento 1.6.0.0-rc2) and have a home server to host the site. It is behind a modem/router with redirection of port 80 and 3000 active to server box. 1. I can access the ...
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Virtual host not working in Windows 7 XAMPP

I am using Windows 7 and XAMPP. I want to create a virtual host so I added 127.0.0.1 myawesomeproject to my hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts) like this: # Copyright ...
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how can I set my site root from: localhost/mysite/ to: localhost/mysite/view/ via htaccess

hi just wondering if this is possible, when you access my default site directory localhost/mysite I want to set the path to render localhost/mysite/view/ all my html pages will be rendered here just ...
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Xampp not displaying PHP pages in htdocs

I installed xampp this evening and none of my PHP pages will display. I am storing all my pages in the htdocs folder as directed too and calling via http://localhost/index.php and nothing appears? All ...
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Why is Joomla based website that was copied off of live server into localhost not showing pictures and throwing 404 error?

I have copied Joomla based website via FTP onto my machine and I am trying to make it run on my localhost which is provided by the latest version of XAMPP. I have exported and imported the DB with no ...
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GateIn + OpenAM 9.5.2

I'm actually trying GateIn for my firm and I don't manage to integrate OpenAM and GateIn. I follow all the steps in the GateInReference Guide but I've a problem. The scenario of the problem is : ...
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Drupal - after installation the website invisible

I just installed Drupal. But after installation I can't see my installed site. Upon visiting the URL http://localhost/drupal-7.0/ in my browser I do not get the web page as expected but see files and ...
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Mod Rewrite question

Is there a way to rewrite http://localhost/embed/player.swf?file=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yKDhm4_-90 to something smaller? or is there a way to change this into ...
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Where to buy a domain for my local server [closed]

I have made a website and hosted in my local computer using a static ip Where can i buy a domain name such as www.something.com such that it can redirect to my static IP. So that if i m using a page ...
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how can i let my friends visit my webserver?

How do I make it so that my friends can visit my localhost website by typing in my IP address into their browser address bar? I'm using XAMPP what steps do i need to take etc.