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Re: using curl to download a file

From: Ben Schmidt via curl-users <>
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 20:43:38 +0200

Hi Dan,

You're looking for: curl -L -o jre-8u172-macosx-x64.tar.gz
-L : Follow redirects
-o <FILE> : Save Output as


On Sun, Sep 13, 2020 at 7:13 PM Daniel Chapiro via curl-users <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to use curl to download (for example) the following file (to
> use curl in some install scripts), but it returns 0 bytes:
> curl
> Am I missing some curl options for this to work?
> Or is it an issue with the permissions of the account (or of the file) in
> Bitbucket’s server? (if so, what should they be for curl to be able to
> download the file?)
> Thanks!
> Dan (curl newbie)
> BTW, clicking this path downloads the tar.gz successfully. Also, wget
> downloads it fine (but many users don’t have wget installed).
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Received on 2020-09-13