Introduction to Contiki OS

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Introduction to Contiki OS

To install Contiki: Refer this post : http://www.nsnam.com/2014/09/contiki-os-operating-system-and.html

To Refer the Characteristics and comparison of Various OS, refer this Slides:



Operating System fo IoT from T S PRADEEP KUMAR
How to use Contiki OS for Sensor Simulation - A Detailed video is enclosed herewith.
It tells about
Oracle Virtual Box
How to create a Sensor mote using Contiki
How to write a new App in contiki
What are the different windows that categorise? and lot more. Refer this video



T S Pradeep Kumar

Installing NetAnim software for NS3 in Ubuntu 14.04

This post will tell you the installation instructions for NetAnim Software in Ubuntu.
NS3 is a discrete event simulator similar to ns2 and both vary depends on the languages in which they were used.
NS3 uses C++ with optional Python bindings, whereas ns2 uses OTCL with C++.
The ns2 comes with a default network animator called nam and it will be there in the allinone package of ns2.  But ns3 does not have any default animator, but there is a support from the NetAnim.

NetAnim is a software that process the xml files for graphical output which are generated through ns3. 

Method 1:
NetAnim can be downloaded from the URL http://code.nsnam.org/jabraham3/netanim-3.104

Method 2:
However, ubuntu or debian or Linux Mint solves this problem through apt-get itself.

Prerequisites:

  • NS3 compiled (or installed) 
  • OS Used: Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit
  • NS3 Version (ns-3.20)


pradeepkumar@pradeepkumar~$ sudo apt-get install NetAnim 
The above command is case sensitive (NetAnim)

To run once its installed
pradeepkumar@pradeepkumar:~$ NetAnim file.xml
if you already has a file.xml. 

Here are the screenshots 
NetAnim
NetAnim in Ubuntu 14.04

NetAnim
NetAnim in Ubuntu 14.04


T S Pradeep Kumar

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