Installation

pwntools is best supported on Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04, but most functionality should work on any Posix-like distribution (Debian, Arch, FreeBSD, OSX, etc.).

Prerequisites

In order to get the most out of pwntools, you should have the following system libraries installed.

Released Version

pwntools is available as a pip package.

$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install python2.7 python-pip python-dev git libssl-dev libffi-dev
$ pip install --upgrade pwntools

Development

If you are hacking on Pwntools locally, you’ll want to do something like this:

$ git clone https://github.com/Gallopsled/pwntools
$ pip install --upgrade --editable ./pwntools