Developing on Fedora

To download the latest version of Plaso you’ll need to install the git tools:

sudo dnf install git

Checkout the plaso source from the git repo:

git clone


Install the dependencies, using either:

Check if you have all the dependencies installed and have the right minimum versions:

python utils/

Note that some dependencies are actively under development and can be frequently updated, therefore we recommend checking the status of the dependencies regularly.

Development tools

If you intend to do development on Plaso you’ll also need to install some development tools:

  • PyLint 1.9.x

  • Python Mock