Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 5 of 5
well, i use NFS at home with no problem... and i just got wondering, what if i typed my other computers IP into Mozilla Firefox, so i did... and it ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    47

    Smile Why does this happen


    well, i use NFS at home with no problem... and i just got wondering, what if i typed my other computers IP into Mozilla Firefox, so i did... and it came up with a page that just says

    IT WORKS!


    why is that? i am just curious...

  2. #2
    Linux Enthusiast L4Linux's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Greece
    Posts
    583
    It seems that the computer you are connecting to, using Firefox, has Apache Web Server installed, right?

  3. #3
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    47
    to tell you the truth... i would not have a clue...

    almost a year ago, i got my laptop, and i decided to find a way to send files over the wireless at home... having samba only working when it deems fit i tried other methods like SSH, etc... when i finally came across NFS (which i have stuck with)

  4. #4
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    160
    A browser will by default connect on port 80 which is the default port for web servers. If you don't use it as a webserver, shut down apache and stop it from starting at boot. Or limit access to it.

  5. #5
    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Either at home or at work or down the pub
    Posts
    3,485
    Quote Originally Posted by robotichead View Post
    to tell you the truth... i would not have a clue...

    almost a year ago, i got my laptop, and i decided to find a way to send files over the wireless at home... having samba only working when it deems fit i tried other methods like SSH, etc... when i finally came across NFS (which i have stuck with)

    It may be that Apache was installed as a dependency; I had to specifically install it on my *buntu setup.

    You can turn it off from within the "services settings" application. If something else breaks you can turn it back on there too
    What do we want?
    Time machines!

    When do we want 'em?
    Doesn't really matter does it!?


    Conkybots: Interactive plugins for your Conkys!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •