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Could you help me install curl.h library?

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There should be a curl-dev (or something like that) package available. – mu is too short Nov 11 '11 at 7:26
    
How did you installed the curl package? – Tio Pepe Nov 11 '11 at 7:27
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sudo aptitude install libcurl-dev is the command to install libcurl on Ubuntu. Unless you have particular reasons, I suggest using the package provided by your distribution, not to install by hand. – Basile Starynkevitch Nov 11 '11 at 7:33
    
@BasileStarynkevitch: Debian does not have libcurl-dev. It has libcurl4-openssl-dev and libcurl4-gnutls-dev and I don't think Ubuntu would differ. – Jan Hudec Nov 11 '11 at 7:37
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libcurl-dev is a virtual package on Debian. I have it on Debian/Sid. – Basile Starynkevitch Nov 11 '11 at 7:38

The complete install and using process is here..

Follow it...

http://curl.haxx.se/docs/install.html

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apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev

or

apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev

depending on whether you want to use gnutls or openssl for SSL.

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Only improvement to this answer would be to explain why you would choose one over the other. – Dobes Vandermeer Mar 31 '14 at 18:49
    
@DobesVandermeer, please could you explain that? I don't know the actual benefits of using one lib or the other. – Claudix Jan 15 at 8:45

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