paster - simple paste service

Paster is a minimalist paste service written in C11 using kcgi and sqlite.

It also comes with a convenient shell script to paste directly from command line.

Features and non-features



Build using standard POSIX make tools, see for more details.

make install


See available manual pages:


An official instance is running on Data is limited to 1MB with a limit of 5 uploads per minute.

As client

If you want to paste directly from command line, you can use the paster tool.

Example, pasting a shell file:

paster -l shell

Use - instead of a filename to paste from standard input.

As server

Please check the dedicated pasterd.8 manual page for installation into your web server.