How To Install cURL 7.36.0 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS And Elementary OS Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, cURL is a command line download manager, having support for HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP upload, SSL certificates, HTTP form based upload, proxies, user and password authentication, pause/resume download. The latest version available is cURL 7.36.0, which has been recently released.

how to install cURL 7.36.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Pinguy OS 12.04.

In this article I will show you how to install cURL 7.36.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Pinguy OS 12.04.

Because it is available via PPA, installing cURL 7.36.0 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the curl package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:costamagnagianfranco/ettercap-stable-backports
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install curl

Optional, to remove curl, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove curl

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One comment on “How To Install cURL 7.36.0 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS And Elementary OS Systems
  1. Benni Otchere says:

    That was very helpful!
    Thanks

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