Install OMNeT++ on arch based systems

This guide shows the installation of OMNeT++ 5.2 from the source files. The process should be similar to other versions of OMNeT++. Maybe you already know about the packages of OMNeT++ in the AUR. At this moment (16.02.2018) these packages were either outdated or provided a in the future coming build which is still in development. If there is a stable version in the AUR it can be preferred over the manual installation. Let’s start the installation:

export PATH=$HOME/omnetpp-5.2/bin:$PATH

If there is a problem with a recommended package you can try to set the option in your configure.user file in your OMNeT++ directory to no and move on.