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Ubuntu - GNS3


  • Install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS.
  • Configure Security & Privacy settings.
  • Configure networking.
  • Install OpenSSH server.
  • Install and configure NTP.
  • Install git, cmake.

Install dynamips

  • Install prerequisites:
    apt-get install libelf-dev uuid-dev libpcap0.8-dev
  • Compile and install:
    git clone git://
    cd dynamips
    mkdir build
    cd build
    cmake ..
    sudo make install

Install gns3-server

  • Install pip:
    sudo apt-get install python3-pip
  • Install pyzmq:
    sudo apt-get install python3-zmq
  • Install tornado:
    sudo apt-get install python3-tornado
  • Install netifaces:
    sudo apt-get install python3-netifaces
  • Install gns3-server:
    git clone
    cd gns3-server
    sudo python3 install

Install gns3-gui

  • Install:
    git clone
  • Install PyQt:
    sudo apt-get install python3-pyqt4
    cd gns3-gui
    sudo python3 install

Start GNS3

ubuntu_gns3.txt · Last modified: 2014/10/06 10:30 by admin