Installing Tracegraph in Centos 5.2

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 11:48 AM Posted by naz
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Trace graph is a free network trace files analyser developed for network simulator ns-2 trace processing. Trace graph can support any trace format if converted to its own or ns-2 trace format. Trace graph runs under Windows, Linux, UNIX and MAC OS systems. Trace converter processes traces over 80x faster.


1. Download Tracegraph from tracegraph.com

2. Select Linux version and download two files :
mglinstaller.gz, tracegraph202linux.tar.gz

3. Copy both files to your home directory i.e /home/user

4. Untar the file tracegraph202linux.tar.gz using this command :
tar zxvf tracegraph202linux.tar.gz

5. Once done, you will have a folder called tracegraph202.

6. Now copy the mglinstaller.gz in /home/user to /home/user/tracegraph202

7. Next, unzip the mglinstaller.gz by using this command :
gzip -d mglinstaller.gz

8. the above command will create a folder within the bin folder and set the
following lines to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/home/user
/tracegraph202/bin/glnx86

9. Now copy the lines to your .bashrc file by using either of this command
gedit /home/user/.bashrc
vi /home/user/.bashrc
For root : gedit /root/.bash_profile

10. Now save the file and back to tracegraph202 folder and run tracegraph
using this command :
./trgraph

Error you might encountered :

./trgraph: error while loading shared libraries: libXp.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Solution: yum install libXp.so.6

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