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How do I transfer a casper-rw file to a partition?

I am using a 16GB live USB with persistence so I can work from several computers. This was working great for me until my persistence file on the USB Flash Drive got filled. As FAT32 is limited to ...
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Formatting a USB flash drive as ext4

I'm making a custom bootable USB flash drive with a persistent partition. Formatting the partition as ext2 obviously makes the filesystem very sensitive to improper unmounting. I remember a while back ...
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230 views

Mounting the persistence partition (casper-rw) read-only

I'm trying to create a fresh ISO image for use on a USB stick. I've partitioned my USB stick into 2 partitions, one vfat and one ext4. The vfat partition has the ISO and GRUB2 installed to it, such ...
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343 views

Multiple casper-rw partitions for LiveUSB persistence?

So I have a bunch of small flash drives around 4 gbs or so. 4 gbs is not enough space for me to store all my files in my persistent liveusb. So is it possible to set up multiple casper-rw partitions ...
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My laptop will not boot any distro other than ubuntu from usb

I am having issues trying to create a persistent live usb flash drive. I cannot seem to get any kind of persistence working. My first try was to create a (L/K)Ubuntu 13.04 live usb with persistence ...
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Is it possible to have persistance with an alternative install (for encryption)?

I would like to make a bootable encrypted usb key. I understand that I have to use an alternative install (and will encrypt the whole key partition). Would I still be allowed to have persistance (I ...
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1answer
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Live USB -add files?

I have Ubuntu on a USB drive, each time i boot it it is a clean installation, i.e. there is no persistent files. I would like to be able to boot it up, and access a couple f files from the USB... as ...
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Can I have a Ubuntu 12.04 live usb work with both the -persistance and -toram additional boot options?

I really like using the Ubuntu 12.04 live CD/USB's "-toram" additional boot option for my laptop because "-toram" adds a few extra hours to the battery and makes things a little faster. I add the ...
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Live USB ubuntu can only boot when deleting casper file

I installed the ubuntu 12.04 into my flash drive to create a bootable usb stick. The first time boot is smooth with no issue. But after played around with it and rebooted it, the ubuntu could not get ...
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Is there a way to move my settings from my USB persistence to full install on portable hard drive?

I want to do a full install of ubuntu on a portable hard drive, and I have been using a Live USB with persistence so far. Can I move these settings over so I don't have to start again?
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Live USB persistence

I tried creating a live USB with the default Ubuntu disk creator and the Windows version of Universal-usb-installer and they both work fine except persistence doesn't seem to work. For example, I ...
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Will “persistent” data from USB “try Ubuntu” be saved when I install it to my laptop? [duplicate]

I'm using Quantal from a USB stick (created with Linux Live USB Creator) with persistence. If at a later I choose to install Ubuntu to a laptop (using the "Install" icon) will my changes be included ...
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Can I “refill” the persistence?

I've just created a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Live USB with persistence (3GB) on a 4GB USB flash drive. I was wondering whether I could install a program (or a file, something that takes up space) and then ...
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Will a live usb with persistence store files automatically?

I'm not even sure if i worded my question right but, I'm familiarizing myself with Ubuntu and want to install it on a new desktop I just finished putting together so I'm trying it on my laptop via ...
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4answers
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Trouble With Persistence After Making a USB Live Thumb Drive Using Pendrivelinux

I created a bootable Ubuntu on my 32GB thumb drive (on a NTFS partition) and I selected a persistence of 4GB. I've noticed that when I reboot from the initial booting off of the USB thumb drive, ...
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How to create and use casper-rw in different USB with a live usb

I have created an Ubuntu Live USB using pendrive's Universal USB Installer. I found a link about creating the casper-rw but it's for a Live CD at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCD/Persistence. ...
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Live-Ubuntu 12.04 ran fine, now stopped booting!

I've seen similar problems to this several times in the forum, but mine is a bit different, so the other posts I saw were no help to me. When I boot Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit from live-SD-card (3GB ...
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2answers
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Why isn't persistence working on Lubuntu 12.04 Live-USB?

I have used Universal-USB-Installer ever since to install different Linux versions to USB flash drive. But now with Lubuntu 12.04 even though I do the same process by selecting persistence file, it ...
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1answer
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Will the data from my persistent Live-USB automatically transfer when I install?

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, ...
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2answers
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Difference between LiveCD, LiveUSB, full-install, and persistence?

I am currently running Ubuntu as a guest vm on a Win 7 host via VirtualBox, but I would like to have a portable version of Ubuntu when I am not using my laptop. I am unsure as to the difference ...
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Why doesn't my live USB save settings, even though I have a persistence file?

I have just made a Live USB of Ubuntu 12.04 on a 4 GB stick. I made it in startup disk creator in 10.04 and set the persistence file to 3 GB. But for some reason it doesn't save my settings on ...
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1answer
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Are there any data migration tools?

I'm trying to migrate a laptop's HDD to another HDD. I'm trying to find a way to use Ubuntu Live USB with persistence and run tools such as this! I tried disc copy bootable linux distro, didn't work. ...
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Live USB data gets lost on Restart

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 ...