woob paste

Console application able to post arbitrary text — though usually related to programming — and get the raw content of those posts, called "pastes".

It supports the following websites:

Get woob paste

This application is part of woob. To install it, please read this page.


You can run woob paste without any parameter to get an interactive prompt, or specify a command to run it directly and exit just after.

In this page we will use the interactive mode:

$ woob paste
Welcome to woob paste

Copyright(C) 2010-2021 The woob Team
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, version 3 of the License.

Type "help" to display available commands.

Loaded backends:

paste> post /tmp/woob_is_awesome
Successfuly posted paste: http://pastebin.com/bJEpUbhB
paste> get bJEpUbhB
woob is awesome
isn't it?

woob paste>

Use the help command to see what are the available commands.

For more information about common options of console applications, read this documentation.

The first time you launch woob paste, it will ask you what backends you want to add and configure. You can also use the backends command to manage them, and to enable only specific backends.

Using the command line

$ woob paste post /tmp/woob_is_awesome
Successfuly posted paste: http://pastebin.com/S861ncWk 
$ woob paste get S861ncWk
woob is awesome
isn't it?

If the filename is - or empty, the contents will be read from stdout. It’s useful to pipe from another program. For example:

$ tail error.log | woob paste post
Successfuly posted paste: http://pastebin.com/s5zzMrnX