How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Linux Mint 19/Linux Mint 18?
The most up-to-date version of the Cisco Packet Tracer network simulator program is 7.1.1. You can download Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 from the official Netacad.com site. If you do not have a Cisco Netacad account, click hereto create a new Netacad account.
In our previous articles, we installed Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Windows, Ubuntu and MacOS operating systems. You can access the Packet Tracer installation articles from the links below.
Then follow the steps below to install Cisco Packet Tracer on Linux in order.
On the Linux Mint desktop, open the Terminal and use the sudo su command to switch to root access. Afterward, extract the .tar file to into the PacketTracer711 folder. On Linux, you can use the mkdir command to create a folder.
To extract the Packet Tracer 7.1.1.tar file in Linux, execute the following command.
tar -xvzf Packet-Tracer-7.1.1-for-Linux-64-bit.tar -C PacketTracer711/
Go to the PacketTracer711 folder on the terminal and use the ls command to list the files in the folder. Then, execute the ./install command to start the Packet Tracer installation on Linux.
Press the Enter key to accept the Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 license agreement.
Press the Space key to quickly read the Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 license agreement.
The steps to install Cisco Packet Tracer on Linux has been successfully completed!
To run Packet Tracer on Linux, first go to the /opt/pt/bin/ and run the program by executing ./PacketTracer7.
When you try to start Packet Tracer, if you get libQt5Multimedia.so.5 error as below, apply the following commands in Terminal in order.