Packet Tracer 7.1 not running

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bryansailer
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Packet Tracer 7.1 not running

Postby bryansailer » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:39 am

Installing Packet Tracer is a straight forward process. I extracted to files and directories from the tar.gz file. In the terminal I navigated to the packet tracer directory and ran

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./install

Packet Tracer installed with all of the defaults but when I run the command packettracer in the terminal the following happens.

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bryan@MelliniumFalcon ~ $ packettracer
Starting Packet Tracer 7.1
bryan@MelliniumFalcon ~ $


Nothing happens, I am currently running Linux Mint MATE 18.2. I had been running Packet Tracer on KDE but in order for packet tracer to run I had to uninstall kde4. This was fine until I installed and update. When an update was in stalled kde4 was reinstalled. That is why I switched to the MATE desktop environment. What is stopping Packet Tracer from running?

Bryan Sailer
Linux Mint MATE 18.2

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