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Re: Apache-newby



if "ping localhost" fails, you have to add a loopback device:
see /etc/network/interfaces
---(
# /etc/network/interfaces -- configuration file for ifup(8), ifdown(8)

# The loopback interface
iface lo inet loopback
---)

(at least on potato)

On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 07:05:55PM +0200, Johann Spies wrote:
> I am a total newby as far as apache goes.
> 
> After seeing a demonstration on php I want to use netscape and apache
> on my single machine.  I have a dialup-connection to my ISP.
> 
> I have apache running with DocumentRoot defined as /var/www and
> ServerAdmin as webmaster@localhost. 
> 
> How do I get Netscape and Lynx to communicate with apache?  
> 
> Going to http://localhost does not work.
> 
> Regards.
> 
> Johann
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