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Resolving the /etc/hosts localhost Issue in Apache

This week I once again ran into a problem I’ve encountered before: issues caused by the default values in /etc/hosts used in several Linux distributions, including older versions of Debian and Ubuntu. More here

It seems to have been fixed in Debian Lenny, but I’ve encountered it on at least one recently installed machine, so other applications may be overwriting the file incorrectly.

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  1. Pingback by Resolving the /etc/hosts localhost Issue in Apache | Debian-News … | Just linux! — February 4, 2010 @ 9:37 pm

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