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installation Guide for Contiki OS in Ubuntu

how to install contiki in ubuntu

Step by Step Installation of Contiki in Ubuntu


       Contiki is an open-source operating system that runs on tiny low-power microcontrollers and makes it possible to develop applications that make efficient use of the hardware while providing standardized low-power wireless communication for a range of hardware platforms.
       VMware is one of the best applications for desktop and server virtualization in Linux. With a virtual machine application like VMware, you can run another operating system inside your current operating system.

    1.Installation process

       a) Download and Install Vmware in ubuntu/ windows

    Step 1: Install required build packages

       Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and use the command below to install the required build packages and Linux Kernel headers:sudo apt install build-essential

    Step 2: Download VMware Workstation Player

        The next step is to download the VMware Workstation Player from their website.
    Click “Download Now”

    Download now vmware player in ubutnu Go to  download vmware player

    Click “Go to DOWNLOADS”

    Select the version “16.0.0.”

    Select the version “16.0.0.”

    Select the bit for your operating system

    Select the version “16.0.0.”

    Step 3: Installing VMware

       You have to set execute permission on the downloaded installer file. You can do it graphically as well. Just go to the folder where the file was downloaded. Right-click on it and make it executable.

    Downloaded and installation process

    Right-click on the downloaded installer file

    Permissions allow to excuting file as program

    Make the file executable

       I am assuming that it has been downloaded to your Downloads directory. If so, use the command below to make the file executable:
       chmod +x ~/Downloads/VMware-Player*
       And then run the installation file:
       sudo ~/Downloads/VMware-Player*
       This will open an installation window.

    Step 4: Installing VMware Player

    Accept the terms and conditions  Check Vmware player update permissions Permission for the  system data and usage statistics to VMware Enter the license key VMware player is ready to be installed Installing vmware VMx 6.0.1 VMware player was installated successfully

       b) Install instantcontiki3.0 in ubuntu/windows
      Download zip folder instantcontiki3.0 below the link
      Unzip the folder
      Open VMWare player
      Click the open virtual machine
      Open the .vmx file from the downloaded Contiki folder into the VMware workstation player.
      Click “power on” and open the Contiki window
      Enter the user password: user ( default password)
    VMware player was ready to use
      VMware Workstation Player and Contiki-3.0 OS were installed successfully.