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  Learning the Terminal in Jaguar, Part 1
Subject:   Using terminal to "see" a web request
Date:   2005-06-07 14:24:23
From:   xurizaemon
Response to: Safari

Ok, you can do this. (Damn, I wish I hadn't run out of ttys so I could test it!)



## opens telnet connection to webserver on port 80 (HTTP)
$ telnet webserver.com 80
## webserver prints connection open message here
HEAD /file.html HTTP/1.1
Host: webserver.com
## webserver prints headers returned from URL
## webserver.com/file.html
## or you can retrieve the file like so
GET /file.html HTTP/1.1
Host: webserver.com
## webserver prints the raw HTML (or other) file
## to your terminal


Using the HTTP Headers extension in Mozilla is easier though ;)