How to encode spaces in curl GET request URL on Linux?

The problem is like this: I would like to send a GET request using curl and the content has spaces, such as curl “http://example.com/send?msg=hello world” The space and the “world” will be left away if this command is executed directory on Linux. How to encode spaces in curl request URL? You can use the –date-urlencode […]

How to make curl request pass the Squid proxy?

I use curl to send requests to remote servers like following command. curl http://example.com/send –date-urlencode “data=hello” However, it is blocked by the network proxy squid in some networks with message like (some info anonymized with “…”): ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved POST /… HTTP/1.1 Proxy-Authorization: Basic … User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible;) Host: … […]

How to fetch a webpage as a mobile browser with curl on Linux?

On Linux, how to download a webpage as a mobile browser? You can change the agent of curl to be a mobile browser’s and the remote webserver may be consider the request from a mobile browser: curl -A “Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 6_1_3 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) CriOS/28.0.1500.12 Mobile/10B329 Safari/8536.25” […]