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
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.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gns3/ppa
Press Enter to continue.
Step 2: To update the Ubuntu package list, type the following command in the terminal and press Enter.
sudo apt-get update
Step 3: To start the
GNS3 installation, we write the following command to the terminal and press enter.
sudo apt-get install gns3-gui
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.
Step 6: Once the installation is complete, close
Terminal and finds the program by typing GNS3 in the search box and start the run.
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.