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Image for QEMU tutorial based on qemu-plugins
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QEMU tutotial

This is a base image for running a QEMU tutorial.

It is base on the ubuntu:14.04 image and adds QEMU dependencies, gcc/clang
compilers, libcapstone3 disassembler library. The QEMU sources with
instrumentation plugins are bundled and pre-compiled.


Run the image with:

$ docker pull guillon/qemu-tutorial
$ docker run -it guillon/qemu-tutorial

Welcome to the JCF11 QEMU Tutorial

You're running bash into a Ubuntu 14.04 container as user 'hacker'.

You may check your install with:
which should dump a binary search call trace.



Once launched, one may to a sanity check that the tutorial sources and qemu-plugins build are properly setup, with:

building bsearch-rec

Use Image

The image contains a prebuilt version of qemu-plugins which is installed in the PATH and that can be modified, compiled, for instance:

$ cd qemu-plugins-build
$ emacs tcg/plugins/dyntrace.c
# Modify as you whish
$ make -j4 && make install
$ (cd ~/qemu-tutorial/src && qemu-x86_64 -tcg-plugin dyntrace ./bsearch-rec) 2>&1 | grep './bsearch-rec:'
bsearch-rec 623 623: CPU #0 - 0x00000000004007bd [2]: 1 instruction(s) in 'bsearch-rec:main'
bsearch-rec 623 623: CPU #0 - 0x0000000000400808 [2]: 2 instruction(s) in 'bsearch-rec:main'

Modify Image

The image sources are located at, actually an automated Docker hub build is setup and the images are available at when this repo is modify.

In order to rebuild the image locally, extract sources and execute the ./ script which build the Docker image locally under the name guillon/dev-qemu-tutorial:

$ git clone
$ cd docker-qemu-tutorial
$ ./
$ docker run -it guillon/dev-qemu-tutorial


Ref qemu-plugins repository:

Ref docker-qemu-tutorial repository:

Ref docker hub prebuilt images:

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