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will “Install ubuntu on a hard disk” also install all changes in persistent partition?

I used "universal USB installer" and created a portable Ubuntu system in my USB flash drive with persistence partition of 4GB, in which I installed some additional softwares. If I use "Install Ubuntu ...
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Something went wrong when I attempted to install Ubuntu on an external hard drive

I tried to do an installation of ubuntu 15.04 on an external hard drive following the instructions given in this post. I followed the steps but I most likely made a huge mistake. Currently I can't ...
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Is there a portable version of Chrome for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a portable version of Chrome (not Chromium) that I can work with on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can only find Chromium or really outdated versions. Due to limitation on the machine I'm using, ...
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“portable” version of Brackets software

I'd like to know whether there is a "portable" version of Brackets software (http://brackets.io/) that I can use from a USB drive in order to have the same configuration and extensions on all my ...
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make mono protable from USB

How could I make a portable mono, so it could run from an USB key. It must run on another PC with ubuntu, but no admin rights.
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Ubuntu on pendrive : proprietary drivers

Is it possible anyway to get system specific proprietary drivers on USB drive which has complete ubuntu installation, so that I can use it on different PCs/Laptops (i installed 32-bit Ubuntu 14.4.4 to ...
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Clone Ubuntu system to a pendrive and make it bootable?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. Can I clone the entire system with apps, settings, etc on a USB 3 pendrive, and then boot from that on other computers as a portable Ubuntu installation to ...
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Start VeraCrypt “Portable” with relative path to a profilefolder?

After extracting and executing the VeraCrypt binary from tmp, VeraCrypt creates a profile-folder containing the favourite Volumes and Configuration XMLs under .VeraCrypt in ~ as usual. Is there any ...
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How can I make Ubuntu 100% installed and portable

I want to make Ubuntu 14.0.4 full installed and portable to a USB, so I don't have to use windows at my school, I've tried heaps of methods and I don't know how, I am running windows 7 and the USB is ...
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Cannot Compile Mono Develop

I am trying to ensure that my open source c# library Tweetinvi (https://github.com/linvi/tweetinvi) works on linux and mono. I have not used linux for 5 years now and I feel a bit lost as to how to ...
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Run app from removable drive without sudo

I want to run apps like Google Chrome in my lab PC where I don't have administrator access meaning I can't run sudo command to do any thing. Is it possible to make apps run from removable drive like ...
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Avermedia Live Gamer Portable Driver

I have a video capture card from Avermedia called the Live Gamer Portable. It has a pc free mode which can record 720p60fps, but I wanted it to work in the pc mode, to be able to record 1080p60fps. ...
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Can portable apps be damaging to the system?

To run portable applications do not need to have root rights. However, can they harm the system? For example, I heard that there are portable applications for Windows that cause crashes in the system. ...
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Portable Ubuntu can't see SSD

My laptop has HDD and SSD installed (HDD replaced optical drive). OS Windows is installed on SSD. But something wrong has happened and I need to boot from USB in order to save some files from SSD. ...
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Make Ubuntu Bootable USB UEFI Compatible

I have a full Ubuntu install on a USB that I keep on my keyring so I can have a portable, personal computer. However I cant boot from it on UEFI machines, even if secure boot is turned off. Is there ...
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What does it mean to make Tox “portable”?

I have recently followed this guide and installed qTox, and I have noticed this section in the settings: So what does it mean to make Tox "portable", and why is this something potentially dangerous ...
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Activate Drivers selectively when running a full Ubuntu Installation from USB

I installed full Kubuntu 15.10 on a portable SSD to carry around and use as my main OS on the go. It works like a charm on any computer that has a built-in graphics card. For dedicated ones, I have ...
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A portable/ work anywhere ubutnu live drive with complete install

I am looking to make a portable Linux drive. However, I would like to make a FULL installation of Ubuntu on A external HDD That allows me to use the device almost anywhere I take it. The drive is A ...
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Make a portable Ubuntu on a USB stick (bootable on Windows 8.1)

This is actually quite similar to a question posted one year ago Make a portable Ubuntu on USB stick (bootable on MacBook/iMac). I meet the same problem on my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Windows ...
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Why Portable Potoshop can't run in Winetricks?

I can't execute my portable cs5 photoshop even though i run it in winetricks. Who can help me to execute this app because I really need it in my computer. Thanks for response.
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Western Digital portable hard drive [closed]

Is there any software for using the WD 1TB My Passport Ultra that runs in Ubuntu?
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From where can I download the latest Ubuntu portable on a USB stick?

I want to download Ubuntu portable and I searched on Google and results came showing Ubuntu remix.I was not sure if it was genuine or not. So please tell me.
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Connection problems with portable hotspot

I'd like to use my Smartphone (Google Nexus 5, CM11, Android 4.4.4) as a portable Hotspot to connect my laptop (Thinkpad L450, Ubuntu 15.04, Intel Wireless 7265), because there's no Wifi around (im in ...
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Portable Ubuntu USB

I have been searching for a while trying to find a way to get an OS onto a USB. I have searched this and I have only found how to make a ubuntu live USB. I don't want to dual boot. I want to be able ...
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USB stick bootable on both Wintel and Mac hardware

I would like to create a bootable USB stick to use as a portable Ubuntu installation that I can bring with me and run on both Wintel and Mac hardware. Is it possible to create such an installation on ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a hard disk portable?

How can I install Ubuntu (14.10) portable on a hard disk/ssd and use it on multiple computers. Should be compatible with all BIOS versions (uefi etc.) And it should not be the live version of Ubuntu ...
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How to restore accidentally removed Launcher icon for external drive in Unity?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit: I used to get an icon for my portable drive on insertion. I have accidentally lost this by clicking on 'Unlock from Launcher' instead of 'Eject'. Now this icon does not appear ...
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Is it possible to set a portable application as default?

Just curious - but not only that. (More on the motivation in this question: Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?.) That is, I have found a portable apps source ...
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Is it possible to install (have ready for use) different versions of VLC?

I want (and use) VLC 2.2 because I like one addon that does not work with previous versions. But my 2.2 version has a bug, losing sound sometimes when scrolling, so it would be useful to have at hand ...
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Pocket PCs that run Ubuntu?

Are there pocket PCs out there (as of 2014) that can run Ubuntu 14.04? It looks like the pocket PC market has been dead since 2012.
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Can I install Ubuntu onto a USB flash drive using the SAME flash drive?

When you make a USB bootable with Ubuntu, it usually offers to either "Try Ubuntu" or "Install" into the hard drive. "Try Ubuntu" doesn't really save changes or treat the USB like a hard drive of its ...
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Make a portable Ubuntu on a USB stick (bootable on Macbook/iMac)

I have a Macbook Pro 8,1 (early 2011 model). My goal is to have Ubuntu installed onto a USB stick what I can plug into any Macbook / iMac (also potentially any pc) and use Ubuntu anywhere. Here is ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 onto Portable Hard Drive?

My system: OS: Windows 8.1 Brand: Toshiba Satellite P55t-A RAM: 8Gb CPU:2.30 Ghz HHD: 618Gb Free Space Portable HD: 2TB Free Space Toshiba Canvio Hard Drive. Is it possible to install Ubuntu 14 on ...
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Is it possible to Make UBUNTU portable on my HHD

Hello is it possible to fully install ububtu in an EXTERNAL HDD and then work on my UBUNTU as long as i take my HDD. A portable OS fully installed on a external HDD
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Portable software in Linux

Can someone tell me how to create a portable application. I want to create a portable application of Grive client. In my school I don't have the right to install anything. Thanks.
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Kernel Update on Live USB Harddrive 12.04LTS

I need to create a portable working envrionment with ubuntu 12.04, so I install a live disk onto a 20GB FAT32 partition on my usb harddrive. I also created a ext4 partition on my usb disk labeling ...
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How can I remove “Install This” from my ubuntu USB installation?

Can I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS off my 4GB USB drive as its own native operating system with persistence enabled to save changes to the USB the same way that I do with Slax or other fully portable Linux ...
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Best Way to make my Ubuntu portable [duplicate]

recently I had some issues backing up my Ubuntu and I would like to know if there is any recommendation to make it more portable, for example: Should I install everything that is possible Within my ...
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Can I install ubuntu to a partition on my portable hard drive?

Ok I've got a live USB which I can load the ubuntu 12.10 installer from so that's no problem. I am very cautious about losing files and I don't have much space on my computer anyway so I am going to ...
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Does all programs in Ubuntu are portable?

I moved from windows to Ubuntu and I'm trying to understand if all the prgrams in Ubuntu are portable? In Windows, you can use a regular program which spread it's files all over the FS, writes to the ...
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Ubuntu from a flash drive, where do files get stored?

I'm a total newb to Ubuntu (Linux in general, tbh) and I'd like to try out Ubuntu by running it from a flash drive. Now my question is: Do my files (both installation and 'personal' files (like texts, ...
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I think I killed my portable HD while trying to make Ubuntu bootable from it. How to undo?

I have OSX. My HD appears as two drives; one formatted for OSX, and the other FAT32 for everything. Note: I am a complete Terminal noob. I followed the How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X ...
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Are there “portable” versions of Opera for Linux/Ubuntu?

I want to use the latest Opera browser, but v12 does not have opera-unite anymore. So, I would like to use a "portable" v11 Opera (v11 has unite). (By portable I mean a program with all files within ...