Could not connect to host (port 8080).

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Jun 13 19:02:56 UTC 2007

Phil Pinkerton wrote:

> /Installed telnetd:

There really should _never_ be a reason to install telnetd on your system. 
It's a security hazard, and it won't help you when you're trying to test
another _server_.
> *# telnet localhost 8080
> Trying
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

We already knew that.  Nothing is listening on port 8080 - you need to fix
the problem with the listener startup, not play with other servers.

The startup script on the KDE menu is:


Try running it from a terminal, and see what you get.

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