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Brunnhilde GUI

Version 2.0.0

Installation

Install Siegfried

Install Siegfried. See Siegfried Github repo for instructions.

Install Brunnhilde CLI utility

Install the Brunnhilde command-line utility:

sudo pip install brunnhilde

This version of the GUI requires Brunnhilde 1.6.1 or higher. To check which version of Brunnhilde you have installed, type: brunnhilde.py -V. To upgrade your version of Brunnhilde to the latest, use sudo pip install --upgrade brunnhilde

Install PyQt5

Install PyQt5 if not already installed.

sudo pip install pyqt5 or sudo pip3 install pyqt5 (depending on default Python/pip in your system)

GUI Installation in Bitcurator

  • Download tar.gz or zip file and extract to location of your choice (or clone repo with 'git clone').
  • Run install shell script:
    sudo bash install
  • Install Python 3 PyQt5 library:
    sudo pip3 install pyqt5

You will now be able to launch the Brunnhilde GUI by double-clicking on the Brunnhilde icon in the "Forensics and Reporting" folder.

GUI Installation in Linux

  • Download zip or tar.gz file from Github and extract files to location of your choice
  • Modify the install script to create the Brunnhilde GUI.desktop file in a location of your choice. This will become the graphical launcher for the Brunnhilde GUI. Alternatively, save the code to a location of your choice and launch the GUI by entering the following in a terminal:
    python3 /path/to/brunnhilde-gui/main.py

GUI Installation in MacOS/OS X

  • Download zip or tar.gz file from Github and extract files to location of your choice
  • Launch GUI by entering the following in a terminal:
    python3 /path/to/brunnhilde-gui/main.py

Usage

For detailed information about how Brunnhilde works, see the Brunnhilde command line utility repo.

Creators

  • Canadian Centre for Architecture
  • Tim Walsh

This project was initially developed in 2016-2017 for the Canadian Centre for Architecture by Tim Walsh, Digital Archivist, as part of the development of the Archaeology of the Digital project.