These curl recipes show you how to save the response from a curl request to a file. By default, curl prints the response to screen. To make it save the response to a file, use the
-o file command line option.
Save the Response from a GET Request to a File
curl -o response.txt https://google.com?q=kitties
In this recipe, curl uses the
-o response.txt command line option to save the response from a GET request that it makes to
https://google.com?q=kitties to a file with filename
Use the Last Fragment of a URL as the Filename
curl -O https://catonmat.net/ftp/digg.pm
This recipe uses the
-O argument that forces curl to use the last part of the URL as the filename. In this case, the URL is
https://catonmat.net/ftp/digg.pm and the last part of the URL is
digg.pm. As a result, curl will create a new file
digg.pm and put the response body there.
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