Terminal based ns 2.35 installation Procedure

Terminal based ns2 installation:
It is the easiest method of ns2 installation. The requirement is that you should possess an internet connection.

A. For Ubuntu/Mint/Debian users (all versions)

Open the terminal and type,
Step1: sudo apt-get install ns2
                              type Y when it prompts
Step 2: sudo apt-get install nam
                              type Y if it prompts
Step 3: sudo apt-get install xgraph
                              type Y if it prompts

Step 4:  Download the latest ns2 version i.e., NS-2.35  from the below link.
            (http://sourceforge.net/projects/nsnam/files/latest/download)
           So, you will be downloading ns2.35 allinone.


B. For Fedora users (all versions

Open the terminal and type,
Step1:  rpm -uhv  ns2
                              type Y when it prompts
Step 2: rpm -uhv  nam            
                              type Y if it prompts
Step 3: rpm -uhv  xgraph
                              type Y if it prompts

Step 4:  Download the latest ns2 version i.e., NS-2.35  from the below link.
            (http://sourceforge.net/projects/nsnam/files/latest/download)
           So, you will be downloading ns2.35 allinone.


  verification of ns2 installation:

type ns and give enter in the terminal.
Then, you should get % symbol.
It is a sign of conformation that ns2 was installed in your system.



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