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curl .gz file and pipe it for decompression

I am trying to download some .gz files (N.B. not .tar.gz ones) from given URLs and decompress them to overwrite existing files, if any. For each individual download, I tried the following: curl -O ...
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I am not able to install curl package on ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install meteor using: curl https://install.meteor.com | /bin/sh I run that comment command in a terminal but it gives me following error: The program 'curl' is currently not ...
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Help with curl command line?

i've been trying to upload file with curl command line, but this message appear on my terminal curl: (7) SOCKS4 reply has wrong version, version should be 4.
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How to make Curl and PHP available when installed from Xampp

I have installed a recent copy of XAMPP on Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I issue this command: curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php I get the following error messages: The program ...
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What is the default timeout value for curl when used as command on terminal?

have searched a lot to find out default timeout value of curl. All suggests how to set timeout limit for curl. But Can anybody please suggest what is the default value of curl command timeout time? If ...
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Extract tar.gz to STDOUT and zip STDOUT

I need to extract an tar.gz archive I downloaded with curl into STDOUT and use the STDOUT as STDIN for zipping the files again. curl -L someURL | tar xz --strip-components=1 -O| zip -r test.zip ...
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fresh install, python-software-properties unmet dependencies

attention: This might be more a question for "gis.stackexchange" but it is Ubuntu-related Geonode 2.0 is available for Ubuntu 12.04 but not for Ubuntu 14.04. According to the docs it should be ...
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curl to tar to zip not working properly

I am wanting to download an tar.gz archive, extract it and compress it into a zip file in one command. Reason for this is to be independent from temporary files. The command I use: curl -L "someURL" ...
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Crontab not executing script with cURL

I have a cron that's set to run every ten minutes that works fine if I execute the file manually by entering php register.php But, my cron will not execute this file once it includes anything cURL ...
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Location of curl dns cache file and location of ubuntu global cache dns file

I have curl installed on my ubuntu instance. Can any one let me know location of curl dns cache file as well the location of global cache dns file. I was going through the curl documentation and ...
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Downgrading PHP from 5.5 to 5.3 on Ubuntu 14.04

now, I know that this question has been asked tons of times over the internet, but I followed lots of tutorials on the argument without being able to get to the answer. This is my situation: Ubuntu ...
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How to enable https support for curl in 14.04?

I have a "curl" program installed on Ubuntu 14.04 Server. Unfortunately, it does not support https. I have googled this problem and found a suggestion to replace "curl" package with "curl-ssl", but ...
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Juju bootstrap environment fails

i have a problem during deploying my first juju environment "maas". The host is commissioned by MAAS but during the juju deployment there is this error: Setting up libtcmalloc-minimal4 (2.1-2ubuntu1) ...
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curl: how to display chunk sizes and trailer headers?

I am trying to use curl to send a GET which responds with chunked data, and display the chunks, their sizes and any trailer headers. I tried curl --raw ... but it did not do what I needed. Is there an ...
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using curl command to download file in parts from different interfaces and to run the commands simultaneously from a script

i wanted to download a file using curl command simultaneously in different parts using ip aliasing(virtual Ethernet ports) so what i did was pasted the commands in a text file and run but the problem ...
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How to remove all traces of curl installed using libcurl package (.tar.gz)

I have installed curl package in ubuntu 12.04. I tried the sudo apt-get install php5-curl method but it did not work. I downloaded the curl-7.37.1.tar.gz package from ...
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Ubuntu rvm installlation

I try to install RVM on Ubuntu 14.04, but I got error after below command : curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --autolibs=enabled Error Message : serifsadi@serifsadi-ubuntu-HP:~$ ...
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Ubuntu with both 32bit and 64bit libcurl

Im running a c++ application and Asterisk in 64bit Ubuntu machine.My C++ application needs 32bit libcurl. And Asterisk needs 64bit libcurl to do some http calls in the dialpaln.Can I keep both 32bit ...
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saving multiple files with cURL

I have this list of URLs in a .txt file -which i'm suppose to get content of them. To achieve this, i decided to use cURL. With xargs curl < url-list.txt , i can display all the content of the URL ...
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cURL - 404 error when trying to POST a file

Forgive my Linux n00bishness, I'm only just starting out! I'm trying to POST a file to a Windows web listener using cURL but am receiving an error that I haven't been able to find an explanation for ...
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PHP Startup Unable to load dynamic library

I'm getting this error in my apache error log while trying to get cURL to work on PHP: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php5/20121212/curl.so' - ...
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php5-curl on upgraded ubuntu 14.04

I have a vps with ubuntu 14.04 installed ( was ungraded from 12.04 LTS ) and LAMP stack. the problem I have is I can't install php5-curl extension as it always gives me this error message : ...
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MiKTeX in Ubuntu 14.04: Could NOT find CURL

I am trying to install MiKTeX in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am downloading the dependencies one by one, but below is where I got stuck: CMake Warning at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindQt4.cmake:659 ...
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install php5-curl without upgrading php-cli

I am using imageantialias for php and php -r "var_dump(function_exists('imageantialias')); returns bool(true) I do have requirement for php5-curl, and if I install php5-curl using php5-curl (sudo ...
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What is the difference between libcurl3 and libcurl4

I was setting up an Ubuntu 14.04 development environment and went to install libcurl but noticed that there are two different version in my aptitude caches. What are the main differences between the ...
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PHP - How to install php-curl without downgrading PHP version

I'm trying to install the php5-curl package, but I'm getting the dependency error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-curl : Depends: phpapi-20090626 Depends: ...
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Curl request from cron job is not working,but works manually

I have a cron job that runs every minute and makes a curl request and i have verified that using grep on the syslogs. But the curl is not happening somehow and moreover i have a small echo statement ...
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Question about lynx text browser

When I go to visit this url https://github.com/search?q=jquery+stars%3A>10+forks%3A<10&type=Repositories using this command for lynx: lynx -accept_all_cookies ...
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Not able to install CURL on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

When I am trying to install the following error is coming sudo apt-get install php5-curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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12.04.4 server can't verify common SSL certificates, usual fixes failing

The Problem I've got one server in a farm which is suddenly unable to correctly handle SSL certificates. Attempting to do a curl command like curl -v https://google.com results in: curl -v ...
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Upgrading libcurl on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm seeing recurring stacktraces as shown below, which I think is caused by 12.04 shipping with an old curl (as mentioned here). How could I upgrade to a more recent stable version? ...
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Downloading urls with backslashes with wget or curl from IIS server

I was trying for some time to find out why I could not download a url like this: http://domain.com/dir/msrubbish.aspx?urlPath=D:\2014\AC_001\English\AC001_FIN_E_182.PDF The URLs were pointing to a ...
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How to build Curl on Ubuntu?

How do I build curl on Ubuntu? I am using this download location for the sources.. http://curl.haxx.se/download.html When I try to run the simple http client given here .. ...
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Installing ruby with rvm and making ruby visible to bash

I installed rvm according to the instructions from the official website. Then I installed two ruby versions While rvm was visible to bash, ruby was not. I was browsing the web for a solution and I ...
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Unzip all zip files in a target folder?

I have a curl cronjob which periodically downloads a bunch of zip files into a target folder. Like this: curl www.zipdownloadfile.com/file.zip > file.zip Now I need to have Ubuntu unzip all of ...
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Get the size of a remote file from terminal

I want to download a file from a server, but before doing so I would like to know the actual file size. I know that wget will display the filesize when the download is started, but this actually ...
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Install Curl Ubuntu 12.04

Hi I am trying to install curl library. It is a dependency for the RCurl package in R. So I must install it for R to work properly. I tried: meaneych@meaneych-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Downloading PlayOnLinux

I'm downloading PlayOnLinux to run Paint Tool SAI, but I cannot open PlayOnLinux. When I click on it to open it, a dialog box comes up that says: "PlayOnLinux cannot find curl (from cURL) You need to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Crontab stopped running/Curl and cron blocking?

I have created a number of PHP daemons in the past and my general procedure is this: Run a cron job every minute to start up a new instance of the daemon Create a log file Check to see if enough ...
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Problem using expect variable!

I am trying to automate my vpn using a shell scipt What I want is to get a webpage (curl) and parse it for password. If I write a normal script looks something like: var=$(curl -i ...
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how to install curl 13.04 with depency error

how to install curl in ubuntu 13.04? it always throw this error : Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Cannot find curl-config in Ubuntu 13.04

I am installing package RCurl in R and getting an error checking for curl-config... no Cannot find curl-config ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘RCurl’ I have tried to install libcurl ...
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libcurl4-gnutls-dev : Depends: libldap2-dev but it is not going to be installed

I am trying to install curl in my ubuntu server as I was getting this error - fatal error: curl.h: No such file or directory Below is the error - username@phx7b02c-ee1b:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Using curl on my Ubuntu 13.04 in an attempt to connect to Win & web service

I am issuing the following on my Ubuntu in an attempt to connect to a WebService on a Win 7 machine on my intranet. curl http://192.168.0.10/CISWebService and the error I get is:- curl: (7) Failed ...
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curl: (5) Couldn't resolve proxy 'hproxy.iitm.ac.in'

I have been using the proxy hproxy.iitm.ac.in. I've moved out now and want to change config to no proxy. On using: curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --ruby --autolibs=enable --auto-dotfiles ...
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How do I force wget to use a proxy server without modifying system files?

I'd like to know an equivalent to wget enabling me to set the proxy while calling the command (like wget --proxy=$http_proxy). Any ideas ?
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Curl with ipv6 not working by default [closed]

I am trying to curl ipv6 adresses, but without success. If i try lets say: curl https://google.com I wait for a timeout and get network unreachable If i force ipv4, everything is fine. ...
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/etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt not found

I am using curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable to install RVM. I get an error saying CAfile: /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt CApath: none I searched a bit on the Internet and found that ...
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wget doesn't accept google's certificate [closed]

I use wget in a cron job to download my google calendar. I know it was still working last week. Today I noticed it doesn't anymore. wget won't accept google's certificate: $ wget --debug ...
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wget and curl somehow modifying bencode file when downloading

(this is a copy from my post on Stack overflow I am hoping someone in the ubuntu community can shed some light on the situation for me) Okay so I have a bit of a weird problem going on that I'm not ...