Pastoob is a 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 Pastoob

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


You can run Pastoob 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:

$ pastoob
Welcome to pastoob

Copyright(C) 2010-2017 The Weboob 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:

pastoob> post /tmp/weboob_is_awesome
Successfuly posted paste:
pastoob> get bJEpUbhB
weboob is awesome
isn't it?


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 pastoob, 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

$ pastoob post /tmp/weboob_is_awesome
Successfuly posted paste: 
$ pastoob get S861ncWk
weboob 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|pastoob post
Successfuly posted paste: