How to Install GNS3 on Kali Linux 2018? – GNS3is the most preferred network simulator program to prepare for Cisco exams. Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux operating system developed by Defensive Security.
How to Install GNS3 on Kali Linux 2018?
Kali Linux is also known as BackTrack. People who prefer Kali Linux are usually interested in security vulnerabilities on the network. Kali is a preferred Linux distribution because there are many free tools available on Kali Linux.
In our previous articles, we have installed GNS3 on Linux-based operating systems. You can find these articles in the links below.
In this article, we will install GNS3 step by step on the latest version of Kali Linux 2018.4. After running GNS3 in Kali, we will test the functionality of the program by adding a Cisco Router IOS image to GNS3.
How to Install GNS3 2.1.11 on Kali Linux 2018?
The latest version of GNS3 for Linux is 2.1.11. To install GNS3 version 2.1.11 on Kali Linux, you need to add Ubuntu repository addresses to /etc/apt/sources.list.
To install the GNS3 2.1.11 version step-by-step on Kali Linux 2018.4, follow the steps below in order.
Also, if you have not installed Kali Linux before, you can check out our article here.
Before starting the GNS3 installation on Kali Linux, open the Terminal and execute the following command to edit the sources.list.
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Copy and paste the following addresses into Kali Linux sourcelist.
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/gns3/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/gns3/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian jessie main
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian stretch main
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian unstable main
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch contrib
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch non-free
After adding the above addresses to sources.list, press Ctrl + X / Y / Enter to save the file.
To run GNS3 in Kali, execute the command sudo apt-get install dirmngr in Terminal to install dirmngr.
sudo apt-get install dirmngr
For the security of GNS3 installation on Kali Linux, add Ubuntu Global Public Key by executing the following command.