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I am crawling some data using Apache Nutch and storing it on my USB Drive. The OS itself is Ubuntu Live Boot OS. But for every restart or shutdown I am losing my data. I also tried suspending my Ubuntu user still data was not visible when I reinserted my live USB.

Is there any way I can keep the data intact and does not loose and application settings installations when I do restart Ubuntu.

Used USB installer provided by pendrivelinux.com at http://pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/#button

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Used USB installer provided by pendrivelinux.com at pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/#button –  typedef1 Mar 12 '12 at 19:51

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Universal USB Installer is a Live Linux USB Creator that allows you to choose from a selection of Linux Distributions to put on your USB Flash Drive.

The Universal USB Installer is easy to use. Simply choose a Live Linux Distribution, the ISO file, your Flash Drive and, Click Install. Other features include; Persistence (if available), and the ability to fat32 format the flash drive (recommended) to ensure a clean install.

Upon completion, you should have a ready to run bootable USB Flash Drive with your select Linux version installed.

You need to make the USB installation Persistent

Additional information Here : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent

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i have already installed it.. do not want to reinstall it all over again.. is there any other way to do the same? –  typedef1 Mar 12 '12 at 21:15
    
also , i have Set 2GB for the persistent file. –  typedef1 Mar 12 '12 at 21:18

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