localhost pingable, inaccessible on browser

Stephane Bortzmeyer stephane at laperouse.internatif.org
Fri Dec 5 06:02:25 PST 2003

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 08:58:26AM -0500,
 Marty Landman <MLandman at face2interface.com> wrote 
 a message of 20 lines which said:

> Like the subject says, I can ping localhost and but can't get to 
> them via lynx.

Error message from lynx?

Or a broken proxy setup:

echo $http_proxy 
> /etc/hosts says
> ::1                     localhost localhost.face2interface.domain
>               localhost localhost.face2interface.domain

Do you try or http://localhost/ ? In the second
case, you may have an IPv6 problem.

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