Installing cURL for Ubuntu

To install cURL by using the apt-get install command, perform the following steps.
  1. Enter the following command to download the package lists from the repositories and update them:
    sudo apt-get update
  2. Enter the following command to install cURL:
    sudo apt-get install curl
  3. To verify that cURL is running correctly, enter this command:
    curl --version
    A message that is similar to the following is displayed:
    curl 7.29.0 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.29.0 NSS/3.15.4 zlib/1.2.7 libidn/1.28 libssh2/1.4.3
    Protocols: dict file ftp ftps gopher http https imap imaps ldap ldaps pop3 pop3s rtsp scp sftp smtp smtps telnet tftp
    Features: AsynchDNS GSS-Negotiate IDN IPv6 Largefile NTLM NTLM_WB SSL libz