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Installing ChipWhisperer/Using VMWare Virtual Machine
If this is your first time using the ChipWhisperer toolchain, the easiest way to start is to use a virtual machine with everything already set up for you.
- Install the VMWare Player software (free). Note that this program is available for Windows and Linux - if you're running a Mac, you're out of luck.
- Download a ChipWhisperer virtual machine image release. The current latest release with a VM image is v3.2.0.
- Unzip the VMWare image and open the file
ChipWhisperer Lubuntu 32-bit.vmxin VMWare Player.
Once you've opened this, you may want the latest version of the ChipWhisperer software - the version packaged with the VM image could be quite old. To do this, open LXTerminal in Ubuntu and run the following commands:
cd chipwhisperer git pull
If you ever want to switch versions, you can run
git checkout <release number>
git checkout 0.11RC will move back to the 0.11 release.
git checkout master will always give you the latest software.
The password for the default account
There's an old Youtube tutorial of this setup available online.