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Using curl command, how to transfer a file from one location to other via HTTP request?

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what do you mean "one location" and "other"? –  Shou Ya Jan 28 '13 at 12:57

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Generally, you use cURL to download a file that is available on a web server to your local machine.

For example, if I wanted to download the cURL source:

curl http://curl.haxx.se/download/curl-7.28.1.tar.gz -o curl-7.28.1.tar.gz

wget is another popular tool for doing this, and you don't need to specify an output file with -o:

wget http://curl.haxx.se/download/curl-7.28.1.tar.gz
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The simple form is:

curl <url to retrieve>
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