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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 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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