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To install the curl library on Windows

  1. Open the php.ini file found in the php/php.ini folder (older versions of XAMPP use moodle/apache/bin folder)
  2. Find the line:
    ;extension=php_curl.dll
  3. Remove the
    ;
    at the beginning of the line
  4. Restart Apache if necessary


To install the curl library on Unix

  1. You need to recompile PHP from source
  2. add --with-curl to the command line when you run configure

To install the curl library on Ubuntu and Debian

  1. aptitude install php5-curl
  2. Restart apache if necessary:
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart 

or possibly

sudo /etc/init.d/apache restart