How To Install GNS3 On Ubuntu Operating Systems?

GNS3 is a platform that allows you to create a simulation of a lab environment in a virtual environment without the need to interact directly with network equipment. Thanks to the graphic interface, users can establish a real network structure and make the necessary test studies. GNS3 can run on Windows, Linux, and MAcOSx.

GNS3 software is freeware. It allows you to test the products of many manufacturers. For network devices such as Cisco, Huawei, Mikrotik, etc.

Steps to Install GNS3

Now let’s see how to install GNS3 on your Linux computer.

Step 1: Open Terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on the Ubuntu desktop. To download GNS3 to your Ubuntu operating system, type the following command in Terminal and press Enter.

Press Enter to continue.

gns3_ppa download
gns3_ppa download

Step 2: To update the Ubuntu package list, type the following command in the terminal and press Enter.

 

ubuntu_update
ubuntu_update

Step 3: To start the GNS3 installation, we write the following command to the terminal and press enter.

 

install_gns3
install_gns3

Step 4: To allow non-root users to use Ubridge, we click on the Yes option.

Step 5: Also, ask us if we want to allow non-root users to capture packages using the Wireshark program in GNS3, if you want, confirm the Yes option.

GNS3_Wireshark
GNS3_Wireshark

Step 6: Once the installation is complete, close Terminal and finds the program by typing GNS3 in the search box and start the run.

gns3
gns3

Step 7: Below, we see that our Gns3 program is finished and ready to run. We are now uploading the documents for those devices for which the platform we will use.

I hope it was a useful article.