The "paste" utility follows the basic syntax shown below:
paste -s -d[delimiter] filelist
Consider the example below in which we use the cut utility to extract data from the "ls -l" command and then paste that information back together using the paste utility.
As usual, the paste utility comes with its own set of options
|-d[delimiter]||The character that delimits fields|
|-s||Causes the paste to traverse each file separately and use the lines from each file for each column.|