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Installation of OMNeT++ in Linux Mint 16

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This blog post shows the installation of OMNeT++ in Linux Mint 16 (Ubuntu 13.10) . Linux Mint 16 is just launched this week and Linux Mint is derived from the Base source of Ubuntu 13.10

Let us see, how to install OMNeT++ in Linux Mint.

My Settings

Used Linux Mint 16 (Petra) 32 Bit OS (As OMNeT++ libraries are mainly 32 bit libraries)OMNeT++ Version 4.3Unlike Windows 7 or 8, you need to download some extra softwares in Linux You can also see the following link if you want to try OMNeT++ in Windows 7 or Windows 8.  http://www.nsnam.com/2013/12/installation-of-omnet-in-windows-8-and.html
1. Download the OMNeT++ package from this  URL http://www.omnetpp.org/omnetpp/doc_download/2266-omnet-431-source--ide-tgz See the Screenshot below and Select the first link 
2. Unzip it using the following command   tar zxvf omnetpp-4.3.1.tgz 3. Install the following libraries  sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev tcl tk tcl-dev tk-dev bison byacc swig zlib1g-dev flex  4. The a…

Installation of OMNeT++ in Windows 8 and Windows 7

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OMNeT++ is one of the simulator available free of cost for academic use. It is a network simulation framework that simulates various wired, wireless network protocols. This post will tell you the installation steps as needed to run OMNeT++ in windows family (Windows 7 or 8)

Tools Needed (or What I had) :

Operating System - Tested in Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7All the Simulation libraries are developed in 32 bit, but still 64bit OS also supports. I have used 64 bit Windows 8 and 32 bit Windows 7I have downloaded the Omnet version 4.3. Older Versions of OMNeT++ may need Visual Studio installation.Steps for Installation: Actually speaking, OMNeT++ is developed for Linux operating Systems, but this also supports Windows OS through the mingw (Minimalist GNU for Windows) support. Other One being Cygwin (If you want to use Cygwin try on your own).
Step 1: Download the required software from this weblink:(See the figure and i choose the second one) http://omnetpp.org/omnetpp/doc_downlo…