How to Install NS2 and NAM in linux mint & Ubuntu

 Take a look into the installation of a very famous tool that is widely used in Network related researches. Network Simulator or NS as it is popularly called is formally defined as a "discrete event simulator". For a post graduate in Computer Engineering or a PhD scholar it is, in simple terms, a valuable tool that greatly aids in simulating their concepts in wired and wireless networks.

 To install NS in Linux 
  •   ubuntu 10.10 or higher
  •  an internet conenction 
if you have both  follow the simple steps 

   1. open the Terminal
   2.First update the Ubuntu repos:
                  $sudo apt-get update

   3.  to install ns2           $ sudo apt-get install ns2

  4.  to install nam          $ sudo apt-get install nam

After this whenever you need to run a tcl script just type the following from the location where you have the tcl script:
$ ns somefile.tcl
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