How to install curl on Alpine Linux


If you have a docker container based on the Alpine Linux and you want to install curl you can do that using the apk package installer, run the command apk add curl

Installation:
# apk add curl
fetch https://dl-cdn.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v3.16/main/aarch64/APKINDEX.tar.gz
fetch https://dl-cdn.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v3.16/community/aarch64/APKINDEX.tar.gz
(1/5) Installing ca-certificates (20220614-r0)
(2/5) Installing brotli-libs (1.0.9-r6)
(3/5) Installing nghttp2-libs (1.47.0-r0)
(4/5) Installing libcurl (7.83.1-r3)
(5/5) Installing curl (7.83.1-r3)
Executing busybox-1.35.0-r17.trigger
Executing ca-certificates-20220614-r0.trigger
OK: 8 MiB in 19 packages
Example:
# curl --version
curl 7.83.1 (aarch64-alpine-linux-musl) libcurl/7.83.1 OpenSSL/1.1.1q zlib/1.2.12 brotli/1.0.9 nghttp2/1.47.0
Release-Date: 2022-05-11
Protocols: dict file ftp ftps gopher gophers http https imap imaps mqtt pop3 pop3s rtsp smb smbs smtp smtps telnet tftp 
Features: alt-svc AsynchDNS brotli HSTS HTTP2 HTTPS-proxy IPv6 Largefile libz NTLM NTLM_WB SSL TLS-SRP UnixSockets
Alpine Linux install curl


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