How to install GNS3 -2.1.5 on Ubuntu – 18.04
To install GNS3 -2.1.5 on Ubuntu – 18.04
GNS3 is a Graphical Network Simulator. It allows you to simulate a network on your computer. It is an open source software that simulates complex networks while being as close as possible to the way of real networks performance and also used to emulate, configure, test and troubleshoot virtual and real networks. GNS3 allows you to run a small topology consisting of only a few devices on your laptop, to those that have many devices hosted on multiple servers or even hosted in the cloud.
Let's start with adding the repository that contains gns3.
root@linuxhelp1:~# add-apt-repository ppa:gns3/ppa PPA for GNS3 and Supporting Packages. Please see http://www.gns3.com for more details More info: https://launchpad.net/~gns3/+archive/ubuntu/ppa Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it. gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmp68h89s0h/pubring.gpg' created gpg: /tmp/tmp68h89s0h/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created . . Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gns3/ppa/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages [1,564 B] Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gns3/ppa/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages [1,048 B] Get:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gns3/ppa/ubuntu bionic/main Translation-en [796 B] Fetched 18.8 kB in 2s (9,329 B/s) Reading package lists... Done
After adding a repository you need to update the system repository.
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gns3/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
now we can install gns3 by using the following command.
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install gns3-gui Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils libapr1 libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3 libaprutil1-ldap Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: .
During the installation, you should configure ubridge by giving the access permission to non-super users
Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/sysinit.target.wants/lvm2-lvmetad.socket → /lib/systemd/system/lvm2-lvmetad.socket. Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/sysinit.target.wants/lvm2-lvmpolld.socket → /lib/systemd/system/lvm2-lvmpolld.socket. Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-0ubuntu2) ... Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-20) ... Processing triggers for systemd (237-3ubuntu6) ... Processing triggers for initramfs-tools (0.130ubuntu3) ... update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.15.0-13-generic
Now the installation is complete and to open GNS3 go and search from the menu.
click next to run the topologies on my computer
configure the local server and click next
After configuring the local server, the connection will be established.
Verify summary of local server configuration and click finish.
Next, accept to import the appliance to using a GNS3 application.
Create a new project and assign a name and location for it and click ok.
The application is launched now.
You can verify the version by navigating to the help menu.
With this, the method to install GNS3 -2.1.5 on Ubuntu – 18.04 comes to an end.
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