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I have a Live USB of Lubuntu 12.04. I have been working with it for quite some time now and have installed quite a few packages in it.

Now, I want to convert this to an actual install. When I do so, will my settings and all the packages I have installed get transferred or will I only get the default Factory version?

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No, they will not; it appears you are using a Live-USB with the persistent storage option, which creates a separate file to hold all your user data and installed packages, etc. You will have to copy data manually after the install and reinstall any additional packages.

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That's a shame. Anyway, thanks a lot for replying so quickly – Hashken Jul 20 '12 at 19:29
Since you answered so fast, AskUbuntu did not allow me to accept your answer then !! +1 for prompt answer. – Hashken Jul 20 '12 at 20:53
Is there any plans to include this feature in future Ubuntu releases? – Hashken Jul 20 '12 at 20:55

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