Install Packter Tracer 5 on Linux Platforms

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Packet Tracer 5 is Available for Linux OS

Packet tracer is an applicatioon that is made by CISCO to help user designing a networking. Using packet tracer, we are able to configure router, switch, hub, server, etc. Packet tracer 5 has supported linux platform and multi user. In linux version, You can download the packet tracer 5

How to install Packet tracer 5 on Linux OS (Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint, Debian, etc)


In The article, We will install packet tracer 5 that is mode tar.gz.. So, we must extract it and then doing the installation process.

Let's install packet tracer 5 on Linux OS!!

  1. Download packet tracer 5 here

  2. copy packet tracer 5 to /home

  3. open terminal

  4. $ sudo cd /home
    # tar xzvf PacketTracer5_generic.tar.gz
    # cd PacketTracer5_generic
    # ./install


    After, doing ./install, The instruction will be appear. Follow each instructions until finish.

  5. open terminal

  6. $ packettracer

  7. make shortcut to run packet tracer 5

  8. right click on desktop and select create launcher

    Type : Application
    Name: Packet Tracer 5
    Command: packettracer
    Comment: CISCO Networking Simulation

Comments :

9 comments to “Install Packter Tracer 5 on Linux Platforms”
jofelo said...
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But we do not use Linux...is it applicable to windows?.....

Joe Engressia said...
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#jofelo

thanks 4 your comments. PT5 is available for windows.
you can use it as good as PT5 for Linux.
if you want to get PT5 for windows, you can visit http://cisco.com

Anonymous said...
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cannot run the program it tells me permission denied installed to IDIR where should i install th program to.......please help

tolearnfree said...
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#anonymous
hmm, what is your OS?? because my article about PT5 only support for linux OS.

Anonymous said...
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am using Linux Mint and i would like to know if the following code will allow me to be able to install Packet tracert in Linux

Joe Engressia said...
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@my good friend
absolutely ya LOL,
cos the extension of PT 5 on my post is .bin, an it is available for linux

Anonymous said...
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Thanks Joe Engressia! Long at last I have managed to install PT5 on Linux mint and is working perfect. Vitu

Anonymous said...
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first type this command;
chmod +x PacketTracer532_i386_installer-deb.bin
then type;
sudo dpkg -i PacketTracer532_i386_installer-deb.bin

Evan Root said...
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Holy crap it works!!! I installed on PClinuxOS. For a long time I thought it was only going to work properly on Ubuntu or fedora. Finally I can use linux!

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