Is Network Simulator Open-Source Tool or Licensed Tool

Through this article the research scholars can get to know about the list of open source network simulator tools. Firstly, let’s start this article with the open source simulation tools.

  • Mininet
  • Ns-3

Following that, our experienced resource team has highlighted the process of downloading and installing process Ns-3 and Mininet.

  • Ns3
  • Download and unzip the packages and implement the below mentioned commands for free of cost


mkdir workspace

cd workspace


tar xjf ns-allinone-3.38.tar.bz2

  • Ns3 packages are installed through the execution of the following commands

cd ns-allinone-3.38/

./ –enable-examples –enable-tests

  • Mininet
  • Mininet packages are downloaded freely through the implementation of the below mentioned commands

git clone

  • We have to install the Mininet packages over the execution of following commands

cd mininet

git tag  # list available versions

git checkout -b 2.2.1 2.2.1  # or whatever version you wish to install -h

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