5

I have downloaded and extracted the packet tracer file, then I used this command as root

chmod +x install

then I ran (as root)

./install 

Then I used this command

./set_ptenv.sh

but whenever I run this command

packettracer 

it just doesn't start

This is what i get

  • I think you should not run CPT as root. Try to run packettracer as normal user. – N0rbert Nov 19 '17 at 20:42
  • nah man i get an error when i try to run the application itself : ./PacketTracer7: error while loading shared libraries: libQt5script.so.50:cant open shared object file: No such file or directory – Hozaifa Owaisi Nov 19 '17 at 20:47
  • just try to install missed dependency with sudo apt-get install libqt5script5. – N0rbert Nov 19 '17 at 20:50
  • still gettin that erorr – Hozaifa Owaisi Nov 19 '17 at 20:55
7

It seems that you are using CPT 7.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

I have found a nice guide to run CPT.

Steps:

  1. Install CPT as you have already done.
  2. Download correct version of library libicu52 (for example for amd64)

    cd /tmp
    wget http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/i/icu/libicu52_52.1-3ubuntu0.8_amd64.deb
    sudo dpkg -i libicu52_52.1-3ubuntu0.8_amd64.deb
    

3 . Launch CPT with the packettracer.

Update: this procedure works with CPT 7.1.1 too.

  • ok yah its working now – Hozaifa Owaisi Nov 20 '17 at 20:59
  • 1
    libicu52 or libcu55? 60? – Thufir Jul 7 '18 at 9:14

protected by Community Jun 30 '18 at 10:37

Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.