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Installing NS-2.35 in Fedora 17

  1. Download NS2.35 from this link. http://sourceforge.net/projects/nsnam/files/allinone/ns-allinone-2.35/ns-allinone-2.35.tar.gz/download
  2. Copy the file to /home/yourhome (in my case it is, /home/pradeep/)
  3. Untar it using “tar zxvf ns-allione-2.35.tar.gz” (without quotes)
  4. “cd ns-allione-2.35/” (without quotes)
  5. “./install” (see the dot in the beginning)
  6. During the installation there may be a error in linkstate/ls.h, the location of ls.h is  “/home/pradeep/ns-allinone-2.35/ns-2.35/linkstate/ls.h”
  7. Open the file using gedit “gedit /home/pradeep/ns-allinone-2.35/ns-2.35/linkstate/ls.h”
  8. in line number 127, there will be a erase function, change it to this->erase and go to step 5.
  9. Once installation over, set the PATH and that’s it.

Comments

  1. hi, i do not understand the 8th STEP:
    have i to erase the follow fubction:
    void eraseAll() { this->erase(baseMap::begin(), baseMap::end()); } ??
    i m using linux mint 64 bit and I have a make error on ls.o file!!!
    is it possible that the problem is related to gcc2.96???

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  2. hello sir,
    i wanted to install ns2-2.35 on to fedora17 but during the installation process i have error like follows:
    Build tcl8.5.10
    ============================================================
    ./install: line 409: autoconf: command not found
    checking whether to use symlinks for manpages... no
    checking whether to compress the manpages... no
    checking whether to add a package name suffix for the manpages... no
    checking for gcc... no
    checking for cc... no
    checking for cc... no
    checking for cl... no
    configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
    See `config.log' for more details.
    tcl8.5.10 configuration failed! Exiting ...
    Tcl is not part of the ns project. Please see www.Scriptics.com
    to see if they have a fix for your platform.
    plz guide me what to do now??

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  3. firstupdate ur system
    run this commands in root yum groupinstall " Development Tools" "Development Libraries " and
    yum install libXt-devel and yum install libXmu-devel

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