Filius is a free and open source educational network simulator software for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It initially developed to enhance computer science lessons on networks. Although its primary focus is on secondary school students, its broad range of applications makes it valuable for learners of all ages. This software is particularly effective in learning and proves to be an invaluable resource for educating students about the internet and its applications.
By incorporating FILIUS into your teaching approach, you empower students to actively engage with computer science concepts, fostering a deeper understanding of networks and the internet. The hands-on exercises not only reinforce theoretical knowledge but also encourage students to explore practical applications, creating a dynamic and interactive learning environment.
How to Install Filius on Ubuntu
Filius is available as a flatpak package file from the remote flathub. Open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below Filius flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of Filius on your system.
flatpak install flathub de.lernsoftware_filius.Filius
And open it using below command.
flatpak run de.lernsoftware_filius.Filius
And uninstall Filius using below commands.
flatpak uninstall de.lernsoftware_filius.Filius
sudo flatpak uninstall de.lernsoftware_filius.Filius