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Installing ns-3.37 and ns-3.35 in Ubuntu | Ubuntu 22.04 | NS3

Multiple Versions of ns3 in Ubuntu 22.04 In this post, we are going to install two versions of ns3 namely ns-3.35 and ns-3.37  My OS is : Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Long Term Support) ns-3.35 uses waf and (./waf --run scratch/first)  ns-3.37 uses cmake  (./ns3 run scratch/first.cc) So we will install both the packages  Go through the video for complete instructions To start with  $ sudo apt update  $ sudo apt install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev g++ python3 python3-dev pkg-config sqlite3 cmake python3-setuptools git qtbase5-dev qtchooser qt5-qmake qtbase5-dev-tools gir1.2-goocanvas-2.0 python3-gi python3-gi-cairo python3-pygraphviz gir1.2-gtk-3.0 ipython3 openmpi-bin openmpi-common openmpi-doc libopenmpi-dev autoconf cvs bzr unrar gsl-bin libgsl-dev libgslcblas0 wireshark tcpdump sqlite sqlite3 libsqlite3-dev  libxml2 libxml2-dev libc6-dev libc6-dev-i386 libclang-dev llvm-dev automake python3-pip libxml2 libxml2-dev libboost-all-dev  I have downloaded both the versions of ns3 fr

Installing NS-2.35 (Network Simulator 2) in Fedora 18

This post helps the developers to install NS-2.35 version in Fedora 18.

Settings:

  • I have used GNOME Desktop with all softwares selected. See the image below
  • From Fedora 18, a new type of installer is designed as shown.

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The default installer of Fedora 18 does not install all the softwares that are needed for X Software development, so we need to download those softwares.

Installation of NS-2.35

  • Open Terminal, Give the following command one by one
    • su (press enter and enter your root or super user password)
    • yum groupinstall "X Software Tools"
    • exit (to come out of root user mode)
  • Once installed, download the NS-2.35 allinone software from the following link. https://dl.dropbox.com/u/24623828/ns-allinone-2.35.tar.gz
  • Copy that file to /home/pradeep (This is my home folder)
  • Open terminal again and execute the following commands one by one
    • tar zxvf ns-allinone-2.35.tar.gz
    • cd ns-allinone-2.35
    • ./install (this is dot slash install)
  • You may possibly get one error during your installation is linkstate/ls.h error
  • If you get the above error, open the file (~ns-2.35/linkstate/ls.h) using gedit or any text editor
  • Go to line number 137 and change this line (void eraseAll() { erase(baseMap::begin(), baseMap::end()); })  to

void eraseAll() { this->erase(baseMap::begin(), baseMap::end()); }

  • again you try the command ./install and this time the installation will be successful.
  • Once installed the PATH information will be provided to you.
  • Copy the PATH and LD_LIBRARY_PATH Variable to /home/pradeep/.bash_profile (see a dot in the beginning)
  • Input the path information in .bash_profile file like this

    export PATH=$PATH:<Place your paths here>

    export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH: <place the LD_LIBRARY_PATHS> here.

    Once done, save the file and close

    execute the command

    source .bash_profile

    try ns or nam to see whether your installation succeeded.

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