Welcome to bulk_extractor!
To build bulk_extractor in Linux or OS X,
Make sure required packages have been installed. ** You can do this by going into the etc/ directory and looking for a script that ** installs the necessary packages for your platform.
Then run these commands: ./configure make make install
For detailed instructions on installing packages and building bulk_extractor, read the wiki page here: https://github.com/simsong/bulk_extractor/wiki/Installing-bulk_extractor
To download the Windows installer and/or other releases of bulk_extractor, visit the downloads page here: http://digitalcorpora.org/downloads/bulk_extractor
For more information on bulk_extractor, visit: http://www.forensicswiki.org/wiki/Bulk_extractor
If you are writing a scientific paper and using bulk_extractor, please cite it with:
- Garfinkel, Simson, Digital media triage with bulk data analysis and bulk_extractor. Computers and Security 32: 56-72 (2013) https://simson.net/clips/academic/2013.COSE.bulk_extractor.pdf