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How to make a live usb persistent [duplicate]

I am running a live CD with Ubuntu 16.04 and I am trying to create a persistent image on a usb. I have tried everything, but nothing is working. I am on a Toshiba satellite c-50 b. Please help, it ...
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Increase persistent file size to greater than 4 gigabytes [duplicate]

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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From where can I download the latest Ubuntu portable on a USB stick? [duplicate]

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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Saving files to a bootable USB stick [duplicate]

Following the instructions at tutorials.ubuntu.com I created a bootable USB stick running Ubuntu 16.04.4. It boots and runs Ubuntu fine but I can't save any files. I made a few test files and saved ...
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Creating a Live USB with Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator that has persistent storage mounted on boot? [duplicate]

A friend of mine is constantly switching between different laptops that he's working on and he would like to have a Live USB with persistent storage (For Firefox bookmarks, email, etc.) that he can ...
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Installing ubuntu 16.04 on a usb flash drive using windows [duplicate]

So i installed ubuntu on a flash drive using rufus, but every time i reboot everything gets erased (everything i did in the last session before rebooting.)
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How do I explicitly save changes when running Kubuntu 17.04 from a live USB? [duplicate]

I am running Kubuntu 17.04 from a USB drive. Since I don't have a PC of my own, I was wondering how can I save changes that I make in my live session, since starting from scratch is starting to get ...
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8GB usb become 1GB after installing ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've just installed and booted to Ubuntu from my bootable USB, which is originally 8 GB USB. Now when I'm looking at the USB size I can only find 1.1 GB partition? Is Ubuntu really taking up 7 ...
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How To Keep My Files After Rebooting? [duplicate]

I Wanted To Use Ubuntu From USB So I Burned The Iso File By Using "Rufus.exe",, It Worked Fantastic! But There Is a Problem Which Is, If I Installed Google Chrome Browser For Example, I Can't Find It ...
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When I am trying Ubuntu from a USB drive, can I save my work? [duplicate]

When I am trying Ubuntu from an USB drive, can I save my work? Is it possible to keep installed software and configs for the next session?
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Losing my files when I restart my PC [duplicate]

I installed KUbuntu 16.04.3 LTS in a flash drive and successfully booted to them from my Windows 10 PC . However , every file I make is lost when I restart my PC. I think i have found the answer I'm ...
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How can I keep Opera installed on Ubuntu live USB? [duplicate]

I have a problem my Hard Disk. So I am using a live USB of ubuntu. For using Opera browser, I am installing it each time I boot. Is there a way to keep this installation after a system reboot with ...
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GParted failing to resize partition [duplicate]

I'm trying to resize a partition on the flash drive I'm running Ubuntu on as per the instructions in this guide: https://www.pendrivelinux.com/create-a-larger-than-4gb-casper-partition/#more-4047. My ...
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Using USB flash as a “second computer” with Ubuntu [duplicate]

From what I understand, you can install Ubuntu on a flash drive and run it as a try version. But after searching a while, I found that files and work do not save, so they are lost. I heard that Ubuntu ...
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Install Ubuntu on USB without affecting my laptop and not lose my progress like I do with “try Ubuntu without installing” [duplicate]

I want to know if I can install Ubuntu or any other Linux distro on a USB. I don't want to try it out, I want my changes to the system to be saved to a USB and not lose progress.

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