curl groks URLs
curl is a command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos...), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.
curl and proxy headers April 8 2014
curl and libcurl offer options to specify HTTP proxy headers separate from origin server headers in next version.
curl and libcurl 7.36.0 - and four security advisories! March 26 2014
Security advisories released today:
Page updated April 23, 2014.
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