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I need to install any form of Texas Hold Em' on a Lubuntu Live USB that doesn't have persistence.

I was able to download PokerStars.net by emulating the .exe (a windows type file) using WINE for Linux (Lubuntu). But, when I try to install, I have no room. The only place on the Live USB is in the root folder which is set to read-only.

Is there any way I can change the read only properties of the Live USB while it's in use?

So, to recap. I am running Lubuntu 13.04 and can't start in Persistent mode. When I start normally everything worked fine. I proceeded to Chromium and successfully downloaded Wine and the Pokerstars.exe. I right clicked the downloaded fiel then clicked Wine, the installer loaded fine. There are about 8 different disk icons and only the one containing system files is active.

Is there any way I can use the terminal to install it to Root.

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You first have to make your USB writeable installing it into an USB. Otherwise, no attemp will be valid. About editing questions please read: meta.askubuntu.com/a/7319/169736 –  Braiam Oct 20 '13 at 12:13

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Is there any way I can change the read only properties of the Live USB while it's in use?

No. You copied Ubuntu in a read-only fashion into your drive. While is read-only, all the changes will be lost. That you have already noticed when you try to install stuff into the drive.

So, to recap. I am running Lubuntu 13.04 and can't start in Persistent mode.

Then change it to persisten mode or use the method to install Ubuntu into the USB. Otherwise you will be into a standstill.

I right clicked the downloaded fiel then clicked Wine, the installer loaded fine. There are about 8 different disk icons and only the one containing system files is active.

Good, seems that WINE will not be a problem once you have installed Ubuntu into the USB.

Is there any way I can use the terminal to install it to Root.

Is a read-only filesystem, until you make it read-write as I mentioned above, there is no way to do so.

without having to buy another USB to install it to

You can use your already created drive.

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OK, I used LinuxLiveUSB to download and install Lubuntu on the Drive. Is there a different more recommended program that has been known to get the persistence working properly? (preferably without a lot of technical steps) –  Ricky Foster Oct 20 '13 at 20:16
    
Please, read the link, I'm only trying to guide you and your current status is a no-go. –  Braiam Oct 20 '13 at 21:00

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