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Download & Setup


There is currently a git repository on the github at the following URL:

In order to obtain the newest version of the source code, please clone from it:

git clone

For updates, from the top level of the toolkit installation directory, do:

git pull


Running the toolkit requires the following packages NumPy, SciPy and sparsesvd to be installed on your machine.


To install the toolkit, in the toolkit directory run:

sudo python install

It is not necessary to install the toolkit. In order to run a script from the toolkit, you just have to modify your PYTHONPATH.

export PYTHONPATH="<toolkit directory>/src/":$PYTHONPATH


export PYTHONPATH="/home/toolkitauthor/dissect/src/":$PYTHONPATH