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Installing ns-2.35 in Fedora 21


This post will tell you how to install ns-2.35 in Fedora 21 64 bit OS.....

Step 1: Install all the necessary packages
$] sudo yum update
$] sudo yum install tcl tk gcc-c++ libX11-devel libXt-devel libXmu-devel

Step 2: unzip the software ns-xx.tar.gz
$] tar zxvf ns-allinone-2.35.tar.gz
$] cd ns-allinone-2.35/

Open the file
$] gedit ns-2.35/linkstate/ls.hin line number 137 change erase to this->erase as shown above.....
Save the file and give this command
$] ./install This will install all the packages as you see in the video. This process may be take upto 5 minutes.
Once installation is over now....


Setting the PATH
The following line is pasted in the PATH variable as shown in the video
$] gedit /home/pradeepkumar/.bash_profile

:/home/pradeepkumar/ns-allinone-2.35/bin:/home/pradeepkumar/ns-allinone-2.35/tcl8.5.10/unix:/home/pradeepkumar/ns-allinone-2.35/tk8.5.10/unixOnce the PATH is set, source the .bash_profile file as the new PATH will be reflected within the current terminal.
the command is
$] source /home/pradeepkumar/.bash_profile
now try
$ ns
$ nam
$ xgraph
to see whether the software is working or not.

 T S Pradeep Kumar

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