[R-SIG-Mac] Blank help window

peter dalgaard pd@lgd @ending from gm@il@com
Fri Oct 19 00:29:40 CEST 2018

Cannot _find_ localhost?? Can you do this (in a Terminal window) ?

Peter-Dalgaards-MacBook-Air:STAT pd$ ping localhost
PING localhost ( 56 data bytes
Request timeout for icmp_seq 0
Request timeout for icmp_seq 1
--- localhost ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100.0% packet loss

If not, what is in the first couple of lines in /etc/hosts?


> On 19 Oct 2018, at 00:09 , Ben Tupper <btupper using bigelow.org> wrote:
> Just a little followup.  Switching the default browser from Firefox to Safari yields a similar message in the browser after...
> Browse[2]> browseURL(x)
> 'Safari can't open the page "localhost:29682/library/utils/html/help.html"
> because Safari can't find the server "localhost".'

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