Wednesday, January 8, 2014

NSG 2.1 Tcl/OTcl Script Generator

Are you a beginner for ns2 network simulator?
Are you afraid of Tcl/oTcl script generation?
Then there is a tcl script generator, named NSG 2.1

NSG- Network Simulation Generator

  • NSG 2.1 is a java .jar file.  So, this application can run on all platforms (windows/linux/mac os).
  • It deserves the java installed in you pc, prior to working with NSG 2.1.
  • Java must be installed to run NSG2.1.
  • So, initially, java must be installed.

How to install java in Windows/ubuntu/mint/debian linux/ OS X ?

Step 1: Go to Terminal and run java -version  to check the java version installed in your machine.
Step 2 : For Windows, click here to download the java installer. Then, it is a typical next-next windows executable installation.
For ubuntu/mint/debian linux operating systems, run the following commands in that terminal:
sudo apt-get install default-jre

sudo apt-get install default-jdk

sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre

sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk

How to install  and run NSG 2.1 in Windows/ Ubuntu/mint/debian linux/ os X ?

Step 1:  Click here  to download the NSG 2.1 script generator framework.
Step 2: Go to the location where this NSG2.1.jar file is downloaded in the terminal and run

java -jar /(path to nsg2.1 file) NSG2.1.jar
This process is same for both windows and linux users. Execute the same command whenever you want to run the NSG 2.1 script generator.

Note: This NSG 2.1 file works on windows and Macintosh platforms also, as it is a java file.