Persistent is the space on your USB key the will be used to store information, so that that information is still there after a reboot. This tag MEANS THE SAME as persistence.

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My Ubuntu shortcuts arent persistent

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 64 Bit version. I changed the shortcuts, for moving Windows to left/right/up/down workspace from SHIFT+STRG+ALT+... to STRG+SUPER+ALT+... and after I did so everything works ...
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Using 12.04 installation as a persistent pen drive

Disclaimer: I aim to build a self contained pen drive with our application inside for running it in as many machines as possible. Portability. So no matter about updates. Maybe I'm looking at the ...
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Creating persistent Ubuntu 12.10 on a flash drive

I format my drive in FAT32. Then I use Universal USB Installer's latest release 1.9.1.5 to create a bootable flash drive with persistency. AFter this doing this without an error I try to boot Ubuntu ...
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Need help to install persistent Ubuntu on USB drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Portable virtual machine with preinstalled Ubuntu for Windows? I am a new user of Ubuntu. I would like to install a persistent Ubuntu 11.04 to my USB stick, and it ...
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How to display correct time in persistent live USB

It seems that while booting in persistent live USB, the wrong time (GMT / UTC instead of local) is displayed (at least that's what happens in Lubuntu 12.10).
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Ubuntu not shutting down ( going to black screen ) 12.04

I am currently using a USB persistent install of Ubuntu. Its a simple 4GB drive with a 2.8GB partition (casper-rw storage partition). I setup an administrator account and set it to login ...
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Persistent file on USB

I've created a persistent file (4GB) on the USB drive I boot off of. Correct me if I'm wrong but will creating this persistent file, allow changes in the Ubuntu environment? If so, after each ...
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Ubuntu not saving files and settings when running from flash drive

How can I make Ubuntu run completely off of a flash drive? I have downloaded Ubuntu onto a 4gb flash drive but no changes I make are saved between sessions. I want to be able to run and save ...
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Can I install Ubuntu to my 32 GB USB pen drive?

I want to install Ubuntu like how you would to a hard drive so I can use it as a portable system. I do not want a Live install; I want something where i can install updates, install drivers, and ...
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Incorrect Username/Password prompt on Ubuntu 12.04 Live USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live CD asks for a username and password I'm having a little bit of trouble with Ubuntu12.04 on a Live USB. Yesterday when installing mplayer 2 the system downloaded ...
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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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How can I disable automatic login on a LiveUSB?

I've just made myself a persistent LiveUSB, running Ubuntu 12.04, and I've immediately found a problem - It logs you in automatically as root, and I don't need this since I'm going to keep files and ...
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Persistent Live Usb using netbook [duplicate]

hello second question xD as i said earlier i have a netbook and was looking thru persistent live usb making and all guides seem to need that i boot from live cd but my netbook doesn't have an optical ...
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How do I get a live-USB to use a partition for persistence?

I want to install Ubuntu to a USB hard drive so that it will run on all systems, that can run the LiveCD and store persistent data on a regular ext4 partition rather than a casper-rw file. In every ...
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Why does the kernel not get updated when using a persistant Live USB?

I have created a live usb of Ubuntu 12.04 with a 4GB persistence file. Firefox and other software get updated when running update manager. However, the linux kernel will not update and I am unable ...
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Persistant File System vs Installation onto USB stick

I want to install Ubuntu to a 4Gb USB stick, so that I can boot it on other computers, but I heard that a persistent file system never deletes data and so just fills up. This would be a problem as I ...
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How to install PPAs and Proprietary Drivers on a persistent LiveUSB

I am trying to create a USB Persistent Pen Drive that has all the last updates ahd the following "special" packages: Added PPAs with the programs installed. For example Wine. Proprietary Drivers ...
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How to prevent “Write Failed: broken pipe” on SSH connection?

What can I do to configure SSH on both client and servers to prevent Write Failed: broken pipe errors? It often occurs if you sleep your client computer and resume later.
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How to create a Windows-readable FAT32 partition on Persistent USB?

Is it possible to create a FAT32 Parition in Ubuntu Persistent USB that is Windows-readable? If so how? I created a FAT32 partition in the past and labelled it as '/windows', though this was unable ...
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Install from Persistent LiveUSB, including files / changes on casper-rw

I made a persistent LiveUSB drive that I've used for a while now, and I would like to install that LiveUSB environment to the harddrive of a computer. I've tried simply installing it using the ...
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LTSP overlays for fat-clients

I've been using LTSP5.2 under Ubuntu for a while, mostly with mythbuntu. When I used to create a client image with the mythbuntu switches it created an overlay to store data for each client ...
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Help needed running apps from USB

Here is my situation: I have a 14 GB USB stick with Ubuntu 11.10, and loads of video files, and eBooks for use at the pub/coffee shop/park away from my main computer at home. I have a Dell Mini 9 ...
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How do I use persistent mode on the LiveCD?

I followed the tutorial here but I'm stuck at the part where I need to add ''persistent'' on the ''kernel arguments list''. I don't know how to do that. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Which file on a USB live installation made with UNetBootin persists file information?

I created an installation of Ubuntu 11.10 using UNetBootin on a usb thumbdrive. I've downloaded programs and installed them with apt-get so that they persist on the drive between boots. What file ...
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How do I copy over settings from persistent usb to installation on harddrive?

so i just installed Ubuntu 11.10 to my main hard drive. i have a couple of questions. the main question being, how do i copy over all the programs and settings from the persistent usb that i got ...
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Keyboard stopped working on persistant live-USB

My keyboard has recently stopped working on my 11.10 persistant live USB. It works at the login screen, but when I log in, any time I hit a key I just hear the error "pop" sound. This happens in all ...
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How can I make an existing persistant live USB installation load more of the OS to RAM?

A while back I installed (a permanent installation, not a Live USB) Ubuntu on my USB thumb drive. Unfortunately, the transfer rates are too slow for a smooth and responsive experience, so I'd like to ...
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What file resets fstab on persistent live environments?

I'm trying to add lines to my /etc/fstab file. but the lines I add get cleared on reboot because I am using a persistent live USB stick. I don't want a lecture. I just want to know which file writes ...
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Check if pendrive is persistent?

I have a bunch of pendrives with live Linux ISOs loaded onto them and I would like to check one if it is persistent. Rebooting is not an option right now (system rescue). Is there a simple command or ...
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Increase persistent file size to greater than 4 gigabytes

My USB's 16 GB, but I only get to use 4 GB in persistence file. Any way to increase it?
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Persistence problem when installing USB Ubuntu variant using Windows [closed]

I'm part of a project called One2One2Go - we're developing a Live USB Ubuntu variant for use in schools in Somerville, MA. We have the project files compiled into an iso, and when installed using the ...
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How can I repair casper-rw file system file in LiveUSB [closed]

While booting Ubuntu and mounting my casper-rw file for persistent storage, Ubuntu recommends me to check for errors using fsck. However, when I boot into my system, since the casper-rw is ...
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How to enable persistent option in disk creator?

I try to test natty alpha with usb. (my system is 10.04) But when I run disk creator I can not choose the option for persistent creation. Here on screenshots I saw that this is possible. Choosing the ...