OsmocomBB Getting Started

I will be doing this for demo purposes in a Virtual Machine running Kali Linux 2.0 64Bit

But it’s best to do this on a native installed Linux System

This page will describe how to compile the firmware, the host utilities and how to use them. If you haven’t done so already, checkout PreliminaryRequirements

Compiling osmocomBB

osmocomBB consists out of software that is intended to be run on the phone (target) and the host system.

Dependencies for the host

osmocomBB requires GNU autoconf, automake, libtool, pkg-config, make and GCC to compile.

The name of these packages depend on the distribution used.

You will also need git to access and update the sources.

So to begin open up a Terminal window


Once u have opened a terminal window execute the following commands:

sudo apt-get install libtool shtool automake autoconf git-core pkg-config make gcc

like this


and press Enter

U should then see this


Type Y and press Enter again

When done u should end up with this


For osmocomBB, as for several other osmocom projects, you will also need libosmocore.




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