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Compile The Sleuth Kit on Linux

The Sleuth Kit® (TSK) is a library and collection of command line digital forensics tools that allow you to investigate volume and file system data. The library can be incorporated into larger digital forensics tools and the command line tools can be directly used to find evidence: http://www.sleuthkit.org/sleuthkit/

On Linux, it’s quite easily compiled directly from source:

# Base built tools
sudo apt install build-essential automake libtool m4 git

# Allow Java/JNI, EWF and AFF support
sudo apt install afflib-tools libewf2 libewf-dev libafflib-dev openjdk-8-jdk ant

git clone git://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit.git
cd sleuthkit
./bootstrap
./configure
make

# Install in local filesystem
sudo make install

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