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Using curl to request URL that redirects to relative URL with anchor tag

I'm using curl to request a URL that redirects to a different URL using a Location: line like: Location:/path/to/resource#name As I understand it, that line in the redirect response is invalid per ...
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Using curl to make a HEAD request with a hard timeout

I'd like to use curl to send a HTTP HEAD request to a URL to verify that it is working correctly (server is up and sends a successful response). At the end, I need the final HTTP response code ...
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retrieve file size from HTTP headers without downloading the file with CURL (no HEAD)

What i want to do is knowa file size and not download it. I've tried it with HEAD but the server doesn't respond curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_NOBODY, true); if i quit this , it will , but it will ...
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Difference between `curl -I` and `curl -X HEAD`

I was watching the funny server type from http://www.reddit.com with curl -I http://www.reddit.com when I guessed that curl -X HEAD http://www.reddit.com would do the same. But, in fact, it doesn't. ...