paste

Merge lines of files.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/paste.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install coreutils
Ubuntu
apt-get install coreutils
Alpine
apk add coreutils
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S coreutils
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install coreutils
CentOS
yum install coreutils
Fedora
dnf install coreutils
OS X
brew install coreutils
Raspbian
apt-get install coreutils
Docker
docker run cmd.cat/paste paste powered by Commando

Merge lines of files.

  • Join all the lines into a single line, using TAB as delimiter:
    paste -s file
  • Join all the lines into a single line, using the specified delimiter:
    paste -s -d delimiter file
  • Merge two files side by side, each in its column, using TAB as delimiter:
    paste file1 file2
  • Merge two files side by side, each in its column, using the specified delimiter:
    paste -d delimiter file1 file2
  • Merge two files, with lines added alternatively:
    paste -d '\n' file1 file2

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