Can We Install Ns2 on Windows

Absolutely, we can install Ns2 on windows. To prove this, we have highlighted the process of Ns2 installation on windows in this article with the step by step process.

Install WSL and Ubuntu on Windows

To download network simulator 2 on windows, we have to install the windows subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Ubuntu through following the highlighted mentioned below.

  • To install Ubuntu, we have to type “Ubuntu” in the search bar and click on the install button
  • For the installation of WSL, we have to turn on WSL option in the turn windows features on or else off window

Ns2 Download on Windows

Following that, we have to download the Ns2 packages using the below mentioned URL.

Link to Download Ns2

Installation of Ns2 on Windows

Here, we have to download the Ns2 package on windows through implementing the following commands in the Ubuntu terminal.

cd ns-allinone-2.34

sudo ./install

Installation of Ns2

Validation of Ns2 Installation on Windows

Finally, we have to execute below mentioned commands in the Ubuntu terminal to validate the Ns2 installation.

cd ns-allinone-2.34/ns-2.34

sudo ./validate

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