How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04? – In our previous articles, we installed the GNS3 network simulator on Windows, Linux and MacOS systems. In this article, we will install GNS3 on 18.04 (Bionic Beaver), the most recent version of Linux/Ubuntu.
How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

As you know, more complex network topologies can be created with GNS3. You can better prepare for Cisco exams using GNS3 network devices such as Cisco Routers and Cisco Switches. For more information about GNS3, we recommend to you read our article called What is GNS3.

GNS3 is more specific than the Cisco Packet Tracer program, and therefore users prefer GNS3.

You can access our GNS3 setup articles from the following links;

In this article, we will install GNS3 0.8.7 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Since Ubuntu 18.04 is still in development, GNS3 2.1.4 is not attached to the Repository. As a result, we will examine how to install GNS3 0.8.7 version.

How to Install GNS3 0.8.7 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver?

Follow the steps below to install GNS3 0.8.7 on Ubuntu.

   Step 1

On the Ubuntu desktop, open the Terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T together. To add GNS3 to the Repository, run the sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gns3/ppa command.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gns3/ppa

 
How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 2

Press the Enter key to continue.

How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 3

Use the sudo apt-get update command to update the programs.

sudo apt-get update

 
How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 4

To install GNS3 0.8.7 on Ubuntu 18.04, run the sudo apt-get install gns3 command in Terminal.

sudo apt-get install gns3

 
How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 5

Press Y to confirm the 283 MB of disk space.

How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

   Step 6

Once you have done the GNS3 setup, you can check the version of the program from Help/About.

How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04?

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  Final Word

How to Install GNS3 on Ubuntu 18.04? – In this article, we have implemented GNS3 0.8.7 on the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS virtual machine on VMware Workstation 14. Thanks for following us!

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