This section will give information on the basics needed for a quick set up of the picoCTF platform.

Quick Start

Note: This information is included in the README.md file for picoCTF.

  1. git clone https://github.com/picoCTF/picoCTF.git
  2. cd picoCTF
  3. vagrant up
  4. Navigate to
  5. Register an account (the first registered user will be the site administrator)

Note: If you need to manually download and set up vagrant, you can visit the Download Vagrant page.

Next Steps

Once the picoCTF platform is set up, check out the Adding Your Own Content page to learn about adding your own challenges.