Working with CURL libraries in PHP

cURL is command line protocol for transferring data using different protocols. PHP library that provides usage of cURL data transfer is called libcurl and can be easily implemented. For most linux systems, installation of curl with PHP can be done with following command as root:

apt-get install php5-curl

For Debian like systems, restart Apache with command:

/etc/init.d/apache2 restart

And you are ready for using cURL extension. Complete guide and documentation for using and setting up curl on different systems can be found at


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