Contents The cURL package contains curl, curl-config and the libcurl libraries. Description curl curl is a client that can get documents from or send documents to any of the following protocols: HTTP, HTTPS (needs ), FTP, GOPHER, DICT, TELNET, LDAP (needs ) or FILE. curl-config curl-config prints information about the last compile, like libraries linked to and prefix setting. libcurl libcurl provides the functionality of curl to other programs.