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I have booted using “Try Ubuntu without Installing” after booting from LiveUSB, I am copying some files from harddisk to Ubuntu desktop, but on next boot I can't get those files.

Please help me how i can transfer files from other HDD Drive to my booted Ubuntu USB drive for later use.

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Did you make USB a Startup Disk or did you install Ubuntu on USB? –  Aki Oct 16 '12 at 11:09
    
I think its an start up disk, I just followed steps shown how to make bootable disk for ubuntu. –  Saquib Oct 16 '12 at 11:12
    
After reboot i use “Try Ubuntu without Installing” option to boot –  Saquib Oct 16 '12 at 11:12

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This is how a Live USB or Live CD is expected to work. Each time that you boot from them it starts afresh. That said you have a couple of options:

  • Copy the files to another place, like another USB pendrive or another hard drive.
  • Configure your USB disk to be persistent. Usually you just need to select "Stored in reserved space" when creating the USB drive (see picture). If you need some alternatives, please check this question.

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Thanks Javier, so its seems i have to format it again to make it persist, What tool will be good on windows 7 –  Saquib Oct 16 '12 at 11:24
    
Unetbooting, see the question that I linked. –  Javier Rivera Oct 16 '12 at 13:44

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