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netstat as shipped with modern OSes (including Ubuntu) has a -W (--wide) switch that disables column width restrictions. This is definitely present since net-tools 1.60-23, documented in netstat(8), and listed in Changelog as an addition to 1.60-22. Old releases of net-tools, such as net-tools 1.60-10 (about 2005), don’t have this feature. For those who are ...


The fourth column states that the program is listening only for connections on the network interface whose IP address is That means that it's only listening on the loopback interface, so it can only receive connections from the same machine that it's running on, not from other machines connected over the network. The application presumably has ...

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