cURL is a tool to move data from or to a server, using one of the most many supported protocols HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, TFTP, DICT, TELNET, LDAP or FILE. This tool is designed to work with out user interaction, making it excellent for automation. It offers proxy assist, user authentication, FTP importing, HTTP posting, SSL connections, cookies, file transfer resume, Metalink, and plenty of other features listed below. cURL can be used in various and interesting ways. With this tool which you can down load, upload and manage files, check your email address, or even update your status on some social media websites, and even check the weather external.
In this text will cover five of the surest and basic uses of the cURL tool on any Linux VPS.