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How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

You can run the Cisco Packet Tracer network simulator program on a Linux based operating system using both a .tar extension file and programs such as Wine, PlayOnLinux.

In our previous articles, we installed Packet Tracer on Windows 10, Linux Mint, Debian 9, and MacOS. You can access these articles from the links below.

In this article, we will install Packet Tracer on Ubuntu, a Linux-based operating system.

How to Install Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10 Step by Step?

Before installing Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10, download the Packet Tracer 7.1.1.tar file to your desktop by clicking on the button at the bottom of the article and move the downloaded .tar file to your desktop.

Follow the steps below to install Packet Tracer 7.1.1 step by step on Ubuntu.

   Step 1

After downloading the Packet Tracer.tar file, open the Terminal on the desktop.

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 2

To switch to Root, execute the sudo su command and then go to the desktop in Terminal.

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 3

On the Ubuntu desktop, first, create a folder using mkdir PacketTracer711. Execute the tar -xvzf Packet-Tracer-7-1-1-for-Linux-64-bit.tar -C PacketTracer711/ command to extract the tar file.

mkdir PacketTracer711
tar -xvzf Packet-Tracer-7-1-1-for-Linux-64-bit.tar -C PacketTracer711/

 
How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 4

View the PacketTracer711 folder and apply the ./install command to start the Packet Tracer installation on Ubuntu. Press Enter to accept the Packet Tracer license agreement.

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 5

Press the Space key to quickly read the license agreement.

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 6

Press Enter to accept the Packet Tracer EULA agreement. Then press Enter to accept Packet Tracer’s default installation location (/opt/pt/).

After successfully installing Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu, go to the next step to start the program.

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 7

At the terminal, execute the ./PacketTracer7 command. If Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 does not open, you will need to install the following dependencies.

apt-get install qtmultimedia5-dev
apt-get install libqt5webkit5-dbg
apt-get install libqt5script5
apt-get install libqt5scripttools5

 
How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 8

After installing the required dependencies for Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1, try to open the Packet Tracer again.

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 9

As you can see in the image below, Packet Tracer is successfully opened on Ubuntu!

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

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  Final Word

How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10? – In this article, we run the Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 network simulator program on Ubuntu 17.10. You can also watch the above video on how to create a desktop shortcut for Packet Tracer in Ubuntu. Thanks for following us!

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4 thoughts on “How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 17.10?

  1. Gersson

    Hice todo lo del tutorial pero al abrir Packet Tracer me lo cierra de inmediato, estoy trabajando en ubuntu 18.04 y no me dice que la libreria libqt5webkit5-dbg no existe, alguna solución?

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