googoleyes at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 22:35:11 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Emil Payne <EHSPayne at angelwoodpines.org> wrote:
> Figured I hijack this thread =P
> Using Koala on an old Dell desktop. Have an XP box and a Linux box
> connected to router and then connected to cable modem. Able to access
> internet fine from both machines. No firewalls nor proxies on system.
> Just using router and modem firewalls.
> What info (command outputs) do I need to send the list for more help?
> I'm totally unable to connect to localhost. I've installed swat
> (localhost:901) and webmin (localhost:10000) and xammp (localhost) but I
> keep getting the generic 404 page:
> Unable to connect
> Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost.
> * The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again
> in a few moments.
> * If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's
> network connection.
> * If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy,
> make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.
> What am I doing wrong?
It sounds as if your webserver (apache2 most likely) is not
running or not configured properly.
What procedure did you use in installing XAMPP?
What happens if you do "apache2ctl start" from a terminal?
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