How to resolve : ” fatal error: curl/curl.h: No such file or directory ” for Ubuntu Linux

If you are developing some native C application based on curl API’s ( https://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/ ) , you will need to include necessary header at the top of the C program as,

#include <curl/curl.h>

Now, if you use such header and tried to compile on ubuntu, you may see an error like “fatal error: curl/curl.h: No such file or directory” . In such case, use below command as solution to install missing development headers dependency for ubuntu.

 $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4-nss-dev 

Where, ibcurl4-nss-dev is described as “development files and documentation for libcurl (OpenSSL flavour)”

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