Setting up popfile (possibly off-topic)

Brian Lunergan ff809 at
Sun May 25 17:26:52 UTC 2008

Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> I don't know "popfile", but to access through localhost (127.?.?.?),
> make sure your /etc/hosts file is updated with 
> yourhostname localhost
> then try accessing with firefox using  Ubuntu
> uses instead of for localhost access. Also, make
> sure you have not denied access through /etc/hosts.deny

Tried it and got the same error message. Here's my hosts file: localhost my-home localhost

# The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
::1     ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
fe00::0 ip6-localnet
ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix
ff02::1 ip6-allnodes
ff02::2 ip6-allrouters
ff02::3 ip6-allhosts

Anything there that shouldn't be or should be that isn't? Is what's there
in the 'proper' form? All lines are commented out in hosts.deny so I
suppose that's as it should to make this work. Does hosts.allow have to
have anything done to it or should all lines there also be commented out?


Brian Lunergan
Nepean, Ontario

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