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Installing ns-2.29 in Ubuntu 12.04

Off late, we try to use(install) a old software in a new Operating System for want of backward compatibility or to survey.  This following post shows you how to install ns-2.29 in Ubuntu 12.04.Unlike other ns2 installations, this installation has so many errors, warnings and patchings. Once everything is overcome, ns installs successfullyStep 1: Download and untar ns-2.29 from this link (http://sourceforge.net/projects/nsnam/files/allinone/ns-allinone-2.29/ns-allinone-2.29.3.tar.gz/download)Step 2: install the necessary dependancy packages using the command "sudo apt-get install build-essential libxmu-dev autoconf automake" (without quotes). This will install the necessary developmental packagesStep 3: Since ns-2.29 is older software, some of the pointer conversion have to be changed inside ns-2.29Step 4: go to terminal, point to the location of ns-allinone-2.29 using the command "cd ~/ns-allinone-2.29/" and type "./install"Step 5: there may be the follow…