5 Basic curl Command Examples You Can Run on Your Linux Server

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cURL can be used in many different and interesting ways. With this tool you can download, upload and manage files, check your email address, or even update your status on some of the social media websites or check the weather outside. This article will introduce you to cURL with five basic command examples.

cURL is very useful command line tool to transfer data from or to a server. cURL supports various protocols like FILE, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, DICT, LDAPS, TELNET, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, POP3, POP3S, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, and TFTP.

In this article will cover five of the most useful and basic uses of the cURL tool on any Linux VPS.

Click here to get the 5 cURL command examples that will get you more familiar with cURL.