[kwlug-disc] Ubuntu 12.04 LTS localhost* and internet fail - where to start^h^h^h^h^h continue?

John Johnson jvj at golden.net
Sat Apr 12 17:20:28 EDT 2014


On 2014-04-12 16:24, unsolicited wrote:
> But does 'ping localhost' or 'ping 127.0.0.1' or 'nslookup localhost' 
> show success? Does 'ifconfig' show localhost up? Does /etc/hosts show 
> a localhost in it?
>
> Like, top line of /etc/hosts:
>  127.0.0.1      localhost .host 

All of the above checkout OK.
As do:
$ telnet 127.0.0.1 80
$ telnet localhost 80

Thanks
JohnJ






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