curl is a data transfer utility used for a multitude of network=related applications (such as scraping data).

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wget to upload file to HTTPS server

Is there any way to upload files to HTTPS server using wget or can we use curl to upload to HTTPs with certification. Any help would be appreciated
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How can I archive someone's Facebook profile page?

I thought about using archive.is or archive.org. I tried to view the page in a private browser, but it asks to log in, so that site will see the same thing. I tried to open the developer console and ...
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GIT from source: fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https'

Due to me not having root rights, I compiled git from source locally. My distro is OpenSUSE 13.1. Googling the error fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https' It was suggested that curl is not ...
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Sending gist to github via cURL and issues with new lines inside file

So, let's say I have an index.php file containing this: <?= "Hello" ?> <?= echo "WORLD" ?> And I wanted upload the contents of this file to my gists in github, which I am doing via ...
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Can't update meteor, because it can't download manifest

I've meteor installed via npm and I'd like to update it, but I can't. I've tried: $ meteor update Failed to download manifest. but it fails with: Failed to download manifest. So then I've ...
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curl lookup time is 5.5 seconds when accessing address in /etc/hosts

In my /etc/hosts file I have a custom entry since the name doesn't actually exist like this: 5.5.5.5 someinternalserver.thing.net #thats a fake IP for this post Using curl like so: curl -o ...
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How can you “press” a button of a webpage from the command line to restart a cable modem?

I'm trying to reboot my cable modem programmatically. I used to be able to do this by using wget: wget http://192.168.100.1/reset.htm?reset_modem=Restart+Cable+Modem However I changed my cable ...
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Curl command to download a file over HTTPS

I need to download a particular file from https://file_path. Here is the curl command I use for that: curl --user user:password "https://file_path?raw" > location I wish to download the real ...
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cURL command units of Dload speed?

When I run curl I sometimes see a progress meter like this: % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current Dload Upload Total ...
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Psexec with curl or wget

I recently found out about psexec and was wondering if this program could help me run wget or curl commands on a remote computer. is this even possible?
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Bashscript using curl to crawl a website that needs a login

I am looking to crawl a website that has kind of a newsfeed with elements hat have a timestamp. There's only a certain amount of elements in the feed and a "Previous" button at the end of the feed. It ...
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Sending a POST request via curl has issues with double quotes

So, in-order to send a POST request to gists (github), you can do something like this as seen in https://gist.github.com/caspyi... curl --user "user" -X POST --data '{"description":"Created via ...
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curl command not found on OSX El Cap

My understanding is that curl should be installed. I had tried using curl from the Unix command line and got the message it could not be found. I'm wondering If something I did in efforts to clean up ...
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Curl response hangs

I have a site set up in a virtual box. I am able to access it just fine from a browser on my machine, but I have trouble accessing it via CURL while SSH'ed in to the box. When I try, curl hangs ...
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mirror site behind login

I would simply like to mirror all the pages (millions) on a site behind a login. This is for personal use. I have a login for the site in question but I want to scrape it into a database. I ...
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How to use CURL tool?

I just got introduced to CURL today and I went to their website to download the tool and all I got is .cgi file called "metalink" and I don't know how to use it or how to run it, can someone help ...
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How to use VERB in url

I am trying to create and API which uses VERB PUT,GET,DELETE I can use it in curl by this curl -X DELETE http://localhost:8080/recipes/hi But how can i use similarly in url for eg This works ...
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Dictionary attack in Bash with cURL

I'm fairly new to Bash, but this is a script I've been working on for the past few days. It's meant to run a dictionary attack on an HTTP-POST login for a website, by reading the time module and ...
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“curl” ignores proxy environment variable when using an ip address?

I am using curl to access some web services through a proxy (an instance of polipo running on port 8123, chained to an ssh SOCKS5 proxy). If I provide proxy information using the http_proxy ...
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Neither wget nor curl downloads this wikipedia api request

I can perfectly download this link and save it as a text file in a web browser environment. But I can't download and save that wikipedia api request using neither wget nor curl. I use wget -O file.txt ...
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How to POST file contents using cURL?

I want to do an HTTP POST of the contents (as a string) of a local file located at path/to/my-file.txt to a URL endpoint at http://example.com/. For example, I might want to do the following: ...
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libcurl version 7.21 to work on Redhat 6

I am having an issue with libcurl version 7.19 and socks proxy on redhat 6. I believe it was fixed in libcurl version 7.21 how do i upgrade libcurl on redhat 6 to 7.21 or greater?
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Automatic login to Vodafone Community WiFi (Fon) via Unix script

First I have to say that my question is similar to this one I am using a Vodafone Community Fon AP and it often disconnects. In OS X, which I'm using, there is a tool called Captive Network Assistant ...
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Retrieving from ftp dirs with wildcards

What is the most efficient way to retrieve all relevant data from ftp if the address of said data can be specified with wildcards as below: ...
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SSL error when connecting to git from Mac OS X 10.11.3 (El Capitan)

When I try to clone / pull / fetch from a git repository via https from a Mac System I keep getting an error: error: RPC failed; result=56, HTTP code = 200 fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly ...
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curl check if file is newer and instead of downloading - execute a bash (or python) script

I am having a bit of an issue. I have a file, hosted on a remote server (http://mywebsite/file.zip). I also have a few embedded linux boxes (running openelec OS). The boxes have fairly limited ...
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Fetch source file from GitHub using command line tools?

This question is related to a question offsite at FATAL: MemorySanitizer can not mmap the shadow memory. The person who responded said: Do simple tests (e.g. this one) work for you? The link ...
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curl suddenly unable to get local issuer certificate

I've been using Docker 1.7.1 with base Ubuntu 14.04 image and all of a sudden this curl: curl -L -o sbt.tgz https://dl.bintray.com/sbt/native-packages/sbt/0.13.9/sbt-0.13.9.tgz is failing me with ...
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Where is my file saved locally?

I've downloaded a file--I see the contents of my text file in the terminal window as it is downloaded in curl, but where is it saved on my local machine: curl -v -O myFile.txt -u username:password ...
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Finding a text string on a website and all its links

Can you help me understand process of finding a certain text string on a website and all its immediate links? I started delving into wget and curl with help of grep but was unable to come up with ...
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cURL connecting to localhost (127.0.0.1) instead of destination IP

On Mac OS X I have an issue where calling: curl -v www.google.com results in: * Rebuilt URL to: www.google.com/ * Trying 62.253.72.153... * Connected to www.google.com (127.0.0.1) port 80 (#0) ...
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How to echo only 1st line from 'curl' command output?

I'm trying to get only first line of the curl command output. (Sorry if this is confusing) Let's say, for an instance, i run simply: # curl http://localhost <!-- This is the hidden line i want to ...
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How to Check value for an input element after fetching contents of page using cUrl

I am trying to download a page using cUrl. I have saved the page to a file and I then grep on it to extract the value of the text field. The text field appears multiple times and I just need one ...
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Using variable in a CURL command

Am trying insert a document into my cloudant as below. @echo OFF SPEECH_TEXT="Call me Ishmael. Some years ago-never mind how long precisely-" curl -X POST -k 'https://<user ...
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Command to fetch a list of urls with connection keep-alive but fail on the first error (404/500)

I am trying to reproduce a potential bug in the Jetty web server with regard to serving static files. I need to repeatedly download a list of urls with "Connection: keep-alive" until one of them ...
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How to open cURL in Firefox or other web browser?

I have Firebug installed in Firefox. In the Net panel there are all network requests listed. When I right-click and choose Copy as cURL, how do I use this cURL? How can I repeat my POST request data ...
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OSX terminal : log on on a website

I would like to login/ out on a Web site using the terminal, I currently using a appleScript I wrote but was wondering can you use terminal command line instead (not running my script from terminal) ...
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Is there a difference between curl --tlsv1 and --tlsv1.0?

The Curl man page lists -1 --tlsv1 and separately lists --tlsv1.0 along with v1.1 and v1.2. The descriptions are: -1, --tlsv1 (SSL) Forces curl to use TLS version 1 when negotiating ...
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TLS curl POST resulting in SSLv3 error

I am trying to make a POST request via curl to a server that only supports TLS 1.2, TLS 1.1, and TLS 1.0. However, even when I try to specify the need for TLS instead of the default SSL v. 3 (adding ...
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Indexing file resources from a website

How can I get a list of all (image) resources from a website? Is there a better wait than using wget and parsing the log stream in order to get the list of all images? Worst is, I'm pretty use I ...
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Telling cUrl not to normalize a url

When using curl to call some url, it simplifies the path in the url (for example from /a/../b to /b). How can I tell cUrl not to do so? $ curl -V curl 7.35.0 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.35.0 ...
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Using curl with a https proxy

I have setup a squid proxy so that it listens on a HTTPS port instead of the usual HTTP port, in order to have encrypted communication between the client and the proxy itself. While I have been able ...
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Notice: Use of undefined constant CURLOPT_CAINFO

I try to use TwitterOAuth which requires cURL. First of all, I think it is important to point that I use Win 8 64 bits with WampServer 3.0 and PHP 5.6.15 When I run the scripts (given by TwitterOAuth) ...
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Issues installing development tools to Ubuntu: curl: (35) Unknown SSL protocol error

I am attempting to download both Node.js with Linuxbrew, and RVM to an Ubuntu VM. Linuxbrew installs fine, but when I try to install Node.js with it, or RVM, I get this error: curl: (35) Unknown SSL ...
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curl -X POST not working properly?

Here's what I'm running as a test and it is working: curl -X POST http://zone-h.org/notify When I run that, I get the HTML of the page returned. However, when I run this, it isn't returning the ...
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Curl POST syntax work under Windows?

I am trying to issue the following command under Windows 10: D:\>curl -i -X POST -H "Content-Type:application/json" -d '{ "firstName" : "Frodo", "lastName" : "Baggins" }' ...
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PHP CURL SSL CA cert (path? access rights?)

Curl through php is constantly complaining about Problem with the SSL CA cert (path? access rights?). This all happend after trying to fix another problem with curl ssl with pem cert chain not ...
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curl 'SSL connect error'

basic steps taken: # echo -n | openssl s_client -showcerts -connect example.com:443 | sed -ne '/-BEGIN CERTIFICATE-/,/-END CERTIFICATE-/p' > /tmp/example.cert # curl -v --cacert /tmp/example.cert ...
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Slow download over libraries on certain Windows systems

I am using custom libraries for file download (cURL and wget) on Windows client over HTTP from my server. On most of systems the download speed is as it should be - maximum determined by network ...
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Curl in bash code - produces wrong status

This code seems to ouput a http status of 000 - which seems to indicate something didn't connect properly but when I do this curl outside of the bash script it works fine and produces a 200 so ...