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How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

GNS3 runs as a software (emulator) on the computer platform and also supports many operating systems such as Windows, Linux and MacOS. The latest version of the GNS3 program is 2.1.0 and can be downloaded for free from its site.

In our previous tutorials, we implemented GNS3 installation on Windows, Linux/Ubuntu, and MacOS operating systems. You can also find this articles from the links below;

In this article, we will install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10 operating system, and finally, we will add a Cisco Router to GNS3 program.

How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 17.10 Step by Step?

It includes simple steps to run GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10. Follow the steps below for installing GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu.

   Step 1

Before you begin the steps to install GNS3 on Ubuntu, open the Terminal and test the connection by pinging any internet site.

[email protected]:~$ ping -c 2 www.google.com

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 2

Once you have checked your Internet connection, execute the following command to add GNS3 to the repository.

[email protected]:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gns3/ppa

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 3

To update Ubuntu software packages, run sudo apt-get update.

[email protected]:~$ ping -c 2 www.google.com

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 4

To start the installation of GNS3 2.1.0 Ubuntu 17.10, execute the following command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install gns3-gui

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 5

The package list to be installed is announced and press the Y (Yes) button to continue.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 6

Continue by selecting Yes in the GNS3 2.1.0 uBridge configuration.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 7

If you want to run Wireshark on GNS3 2.1.0, select Yes and press Enter.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 8

Installation of GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu has been completed successfully. To start GNS3 on Ubuntu, type GNS3 on the console screen and press Enter.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 9

To add a Cisco Router to GNS3, select Run the topologies on my computer and click on the Next button.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 10

Leave the GNS3 Local Server settings as default and click Next.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 11

GNS3 Local Server connection is successfully established!

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 12

To add the Router IOS image, select the Add an IOS Router using a real IOS image (supported by Dynamips) option and click the OK button.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

   Step 13

You can check the version of GNS3 installed on Ubuntu from Help/About.

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10?

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  Final Word

How to Install GNS3 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 17.10? – In this article, we have examined how to install the latest version of GNS3 step by step in Ubuntu. Thanks for following us!

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