python3-pwntools is best supported on Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04, but most functionality should work on any Posix-like distribution (Debian, Arch, FreeBSD, OSX, etc.).


In order to get the most out of pwntools, you should have the following system libraries installed.

Released Version

pwntools is available as a pip package.

$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install python3 python3-dev python3-pip git
$ pip3 install --upgrade git+

Latest Version

Alternatively if you prefer to use the latest version from the repository:

$ git clone
$ cd python3-pwntools
$ pip3 install -e .