Ns2 Simulator for Windows 10

Let’s have a look at the processes that are involved in the execution of Ns2 simulator in windows 10.

Step: 1 Install WSL in Windows 10

First and foremost, we have to install the windows subsystem for Linux (WSL) through executing the commands that have been highlighted below in the powershell prompt window in windows 10.

wsl –install

Step: 2 Install Ubuntu 16.04 for Windows 10

Following that, we have to download the Ubuntu 16.04 and install the Ubuntu 16.04 just by executing the commands that have been highlighted in the following.

wsl –install -d Ubuntu-16.04

Step: 3 Ns2 Simulator Download for Windows 10

After installing Ubuntu 16.04, we have to download the packages based on Ns2 simulator in windows 10 using the web link.


Link to Download Ns2 Simulator

Step: 4 Install Ns2 Simulator for Windows 10

To install the Ns-2.34, we have to copy and paste the downloaded packages ns-allinone-2.34 folder and execute the following commands in the Ubuntu terminal in windows 10.

cd ~/ns-allinone-2.34/

sudo ./install

Installation of Ns2 Simulator

Step: 5 Execution of Ns2 Simulator Main File

Finally, we have to execute the Ns2 simulator main file through executing the below mentioned commands in Ubuntu terminal.

cd /home/research/Desktop/ns2_simulator

sudo ./ns main_file.tcl

Execution of Ns2 Simulator

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