curl -U username[:password] -x proxyserverIP:proxyserverPort webpageURI

HTTP Get of a web page via proxy server with login credentials

If you are behind a proxy server and have to authenticate with proxy server to browser web pages then you have to pass proxy server address and its port number along with user credentials to curl to got GET the page using curl. Example : "curl -U srikanth -x

2009-02-13 11:00:33

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