We will install the Cloonix open-source network simulator on a Knoppix Live USB drive. Knoppix is a version of Linux that is designed to boot from a CD, DVD, or USB drive. It can run on almost any computer hardware and it runs in memory, so it does not affect the hard drive of computer on which it is running. If we install Knoppix on a USB thumb drive and then install Cloonix, we can run network simulation experiments on almost any computer, without having to install any software on that computer.
Using a special version of Cloonix, cloonix-19.brian, and after some more trial and error, I was able compile and run Cloonix on the Knoppix Linux operating system. I describe the procedure I followed below,