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RE: Problem running curl

From: Young,Jim <>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:07:39 +0000


>I'm new with curl. I've installed it on my machine because it offers more functionality respect wget command.
>I'm trying to use curl but I'm getting problem running a simple command like this:


>it does not work and no message are displayed even if I add the -v option:

>curl -v

>Could you please help me in order to figure out what is wrong?

That command works for me. (curl v7.27.0 running on an AIX Unix box) so I wonder if there's something outside of curl stopping you.

Can you "ping" to see if your system can decode the host name into an IP address?
Have you tried telnet'ing to on port 80 to verify that you can connect to the standard HTTP port on

Jim Young

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