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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.

Possibly more than 500 million users already, I'm sure you can use it as well!

curl is free and open software that compiles and runs under a wide variety of operating systems. curl exists thanks to efforts from many contributors.

The most recent stable version of curl is version 7.36.0, released on 26th of March 2014. Currently, 92 of the listed archives are of the latest version.

Use the curl command line tool or use libcurl from within your own programs.

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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

The curl team proudly presents curl and libcurl 7.36.0. Read up on all the changes and bug fixes on the changes page.

Security advisories released today:

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Recent discussions on the mailing lists
Subject GMT Author Thread List
Is c-ares no longer reported by --versio... Friday 20:09Dan Fandrich6libcurl
Visual Studio Project Files Friday 19:50Marc Hoersken14 firstlibcurl
Issue with IMAP UID FETCH Friday 19:43Steve Holme9 firstlibcurl
nightly autobuild setup snags Friday 16:40dev1curl-users
[curl:bugs] #1362 Increment the initiali... Friday 14:55Tristan2 firstBugs
patch for CVE-2014-0138 for curl-7.25.0 Friday 12:29Natanael Copa1libcurl
libcurl >= 7.34.0 break prev working smt... Friday 03:16Avery Fay3 firstlibcurl
How to make cURL support other SSL libra... Friday 01:50g-55 firstcurl-users
[curl:bugs] #1361 Error code 79 Thursday 17:35Daniel Stenberg4 firstBugs
[curl:bugs] #1311 ftp passwd with semico... Thursday 17:20Daniel Stenberg1Bugs

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