a command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols.

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Installing curl.h library

could you help me install curl.h library? I am creating a program that makes use of this C library. I'm on Ubuntu Linux. Thanks.
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The program 'curl' is currently not installed

I am trying out Meteor http://meteor.com/examples/leaderboard I have to use CURL, which I am familiar with on Windows. Now I try to install it on Ubuntu 12.04. But i get these errors: ...
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I can't add PPA repository behind the proxy

I'm trying to add the ppa repository (as a root) with the following command: export HTTP_PROXY="http://firstname.surname@xxx.com:my_pass@165.x.x.232:8080" add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 ...
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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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How to submit a file to paste.ubuntu.com without graphical interface?

My GUI does not work. I can only see a text terminal. I would like to send my logs to paste.ubuntu.com but I don't know how. Without a graphical interface, I am lost. Is there any way to submit a ...
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OpenSSL not picking up CAs in certs folder

We're having trouble with curl not connecting to an HTTPS server: $ curl https://the-problem-site.com (not the real URL!) curl: (35) error:14077458:SSL ...
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How to verify the SSL fingerprint by command line? (wget, curl, …)

Using a command line website downloader, such as wget, curl or any other one... In a script... I have the SHA-1 and the SHA-256 certficate fingerprint of a website. Due to security concerns (1) (2), ...
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bash script to login to webpage

I am trying to login into this page but I cannot for the life of me get it to work. I have to login to this site when i connect to my school's wifi in order to start a session. So far ive tried to ...
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What is curl used for in Ruby?

I am a fairly new used and was looking for a way to install Ruby on my laptop and came across this link: https://rvm.io/rvm/install/ When I use the command specified there, it says curl is not ...
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Download ZIP file with curl command

How can I download ZIP file with curl command? I tried curl -sO, but error occurred. I want to download zip file from address: http://github.com/ziyaddin/xampp/archive/master.zip but can't. What must ...
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wget to download a link.php

I am having trouble finding a way to use wget to download a file from a link that uses php to point to the download. for example, if I want to write a script to download... say superantispyware ...
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Does installed from source software get overwritten by automatic updates?

As an example I've installed libcurl v7.30 from source, using their tutorial: ./configure --disable-ipv6 --enable-ares make make install I've had libcurl installed from the official repository ...
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Make curl download using non-Privacy extension IPv6 address?

I currently use net.ipv6.conf.all.use_tempaddr=2 to get IPv6 privacy addresses (which have a random host part are and regenerated a couple times a day). I need dynamic DNS because the computer is ...
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make install - how to use wget, not curl

I do not have root access on my Ubuntu but want to install git. I was following this tutorial but when running make or make install it says curl is not installed. Can I use wget instead if this is a ...
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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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Save hourly file from cURL response

I am following along with Twitter's developer and want to do a very basic call against their filter real-time API. The code below almost gets me there: curl -s -u twitterusername:twitterpassword ...
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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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Unable to install RVM using curl

When i try to install the rvm using curl it displays the following message:- vverma@l-vverma:~$ curl -L get.rvm.io | bash -s stable % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to link with libcurl on Pangolin

Since Pangolin, I can't manage to link any program with libcurl, even the example provided with libcurl themselves. I have installed libcurl: sudo apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev Then as the ...
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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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/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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Ubuntu 12.10 cURL with proxy

I´m using proxy and don´t have problems with anything except cURL. Anytime i try to do: curl -L http://link.to.something i receive: curl: (5) Couldn't resolve proxy 'http' Nevertheless: curl ...
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How to mount / after running “apt-get remove php5-curl”?

While trying to tear down a Drupal dev environment, I ran sudo apt-get remove php5-curl It started removing all kinds of packages, like the browser, among other things. I hit Ctrl+C when I saw what ...
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“Unable to load dynamic library ” error when trying to run curl with PHP

I ran : sudo apt-get install curl libcurl3 libcurl3-dev php5-curl Put: extension=php_curl.so in both /etc/php5/cli/php.ini and /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini But running php from the command line ...
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Curl and system proxy

I am currently forwarding all my traffic through a ssh tunnel: ssh -ND 8080 user@remote-machine And have set the system socks5 proxy (in system settings under network section) to 127.0.0.1:8080. ...
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Firefox addon that extract's YouTube URLs

We have a country-wide ban on YouTube.com, which means that you can't watch or download YouTube content even educational stuff or documentaries. Proxy or VPN are next to unusable for watching or ...
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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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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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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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curl/types.h file or directory not found [duplicate]

I have a cpp code to compile but while compiling it is showing the error of curl/types.h file or directory not found, compilation error, fatal error. I am using ubuntu 12.10. please help me to fix ...
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Multiple versions of Libcurl?

Is it possible to have multiple versions of libcurl installed in Ubuntu? For instance, suppose I have version 1.0 installed, and I download version 1.1, and install it. Is there anyway to keep ...
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How to enable SFTP Support in cURL?

I have installed curl-7.27.0 and it is working fine how ever it is not working is run below command to find whether it is now, but it showed that : Result of the command curl -V ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What went wrong with my curl install?

I'm fresher than the prince to Linux, I've been following the instructions here: http://chrisfulstow.com/running-node-js-on-windows-with-virtualbox-and-ubuntu (the link tells what I am generally ...
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Using curl with filename containing a dynamic date

I'm trying to upload dynamically created log file from my local box to my FTP server. This all happens in a cron job (crontab) I run every night. It creates the file using: 30 00 * * * touch ...
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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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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 ...