Installing ChipWhisperer

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This page describes how to install the ChipWhisperer software.  There are a number of four ways to set this upChipWhisperer: you can use * '''VMWare Virtual Machine:''' Get a pre-prepared virtual machine, or you can run image with all of the software required tools already installed. ''Recommended for beginners.''* '''ChipWhisperer Releases:''' Get a zip file with the latest stable ChipWhisperer code and run it on your own environment. * '''PyPi Package:''' <code>pip install chipwhisperer</code>. Only includes the software - doesn't come with the hardware source files.* '''Git Repository:''' Get the latest, bleeding-edge features and bugs. Recommended if you're an experienced developer and you want to contribute to 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.
The ChipWhisperer virtual machine image is made to run on # Install the free VMWare Player. You can download VMWare 7.1.4 [ hereVMWare Player software](free). Note that this program is available for Windows and Linux - if you're running a Mac, you're out of luck.  Once you've downloaded VMWare, you can get the # Download a ChipWhisperer Ubuntu virtual machine image from the release. The current latest release with a VM image is [ Releases Pagereleases/tag/0.11RC1 v0.11RC1]. Download and unzip # Unzip the VMWare image. Then, you can and open the file <code>ChipWhisperer Lubuntu 32-bit.vmdk</code> in VMWare Player, and you're ready to go.
There's a an old [ Youtube tutorial] of this setup available online.
= Windows (XP or later) =