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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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How do I re-obtain admin access on a persistent bootable USB running Ubuntu?

So, I created a persistent bootable using mkusb on a Ubuntu system. However, after I booted into the persistent iso of the bootable usb I messed up and created a standard user without assigning a ...
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Snaps, 20.04 and Persistent USB

I have noticed that with 20.04, casper-rw / writable, Persistent files and partitions are filling up very quickly. Once full the USB does not boot. Today I had a look and saw that /casper-rw/upper/...
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Can we apply security updates only to a persistent live system?

I have created a Xubuntu 20.04 persistent live with guidus/mkusb on a usb 4gig and works fine. I also have installed 5 programs, synaptic package mgr, mkusb, and a few others without problems. Also i ...
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Disable Ubuntu 20.04 disk checkup every boot?

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 persistent on my usb. Every time boot, it starts disk checkup. I have to press Ctrl + C every time. I want to disable it permanently. And also for each shutdown it says press ...
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What is the correct way to create a Persistent Ubuntu 20.04 Usb? [duplicate]

I want to create a persistent Ubuntu 20.04 on my 8GB USB stick. Currently I have both windows and ubuntu as base Os. Better with windows.
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LIve OS updation on pendrive

i have made pendrive as bootable drive without presistant mode.Now i made changes in the iso image and i have to update my pendrive without erasing the contents on the drive. Are there any procedure ...
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How to create macvlan at boot? (19.10)

I run Ubuntu Budgie 19.10 on an Intel based pc, dedicated as NAS. This system runs PiHole as a docker container, and within Docker, a macvlan has been created to make sure the PiHole docker receives ...
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How to create a persistent live on a file (disk image)?

I created a personnalized ubuntustudio iso with cubic (it is smaller than the official). And i would like to write a persistent live in a file less than 4G (audio-ubuntustudio.img) In order to be ...
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How can I make a persistent USB install read-only/unable to be modified after setup?

I have created a persistent Ubuntu Mate USB flash drive using mkusb and configured it to how I want it. I now want to stop anyone from being able to modify it. I don't mind if the solution is to stop ...
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Linux live doesn't boot

I'm trying to make a persistent bootable linux OS (via a usb flash-drive), but it fails to boot. I made a non-persistent Linux Live (ubuntu 18.04) awhile ago, and because I don't understand much in ...
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Ubuntu 19.10: clone my current system to a live USB stick (bootable) and also make it persistent

my apologies in advance if this has already been answered elsewhere (something like this has but years ago and I am still confused about the steps to take). Here is my end task: Provide a bootable/...
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Install Ubuntu on USB to use on library PC

I want to install Ubuntu on a usb drive to I can use it on various PCs. I want it installed so it saves the changes I make. It should also not mess up and boot partition or Windows boot manager. I ...
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ubuntu-studio persistent live usb

I created a persistent live USB using: ubuntustudio 19.10 mkusb I follow these simple steps: https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/14912/create-a-persistent-bootable-ubuntu-usb-flash-drive/ I could setup ...
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How to install studio 19.1o permanently from a Live session

I am trying to permanently install 19.10 Ubuntu-Studio. What do you even call that, permanently installing versus the live version where you can't save things here's a screen shot. When I try to ...
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Retro-Encrypting A Persistent Live USB Drive

I've created a persistent live system on a 128 GB USB Drive. This has all of my useful tools onboard, and I'm also logged into all my accounts in Chrome Browser, and have my Google Drive mounting ...
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Creating a USB startup disk

I have a 128GB thumb drive that I want to partition for a startup disk and as a 2nd generic storage space partition formatted as FAT or NTFS. How can I create a USB startup disk, using only a portion ...
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Why is casper-rw full on first start on persistent linux?

I used Rufus on Windows 10 for making a persistent linux (Ubuntu 19.10) on a 64GB SSD. I chose 40GB for the persistent partition and after the boot it always ask 'Try Linux on CD or Install it?'. I ...
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Why do I loose storage space with persistent usb stick?

I've been testing >4Gb persistent live-usb with ubuntu 19.10 + rufus on a 32 Gb usb stick but somehow I ran out of space as soon as I upgraded to get full functionality. So I bought a 128 Gb usb ...
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Disk image in read-only with persistent storage image

so i already know how to create and mount disk images but here is the example idea of what im looking for create a image (ext4) as DiskA.img, mount it, fill it with data, remount read-only i would ...
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Persistent drive access to Windows drive

I've Ubuntu installed in a persistent drive (16GB pendrive), which I use sometimes for browsing and downloading. However, when I booted to Ubuntu, using the persistent drive, in a windows system, I ...
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Persistent Lubuntu USB doesn't boot

I've installed a persistent installation of Lubuntu 19.04 on my USB a while back, which was running with no problems until the booting process started giving errors. Only the lines after and ...
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Why Doesn't a Bootable USB Boot

This question is asked often in Ask Ubuntu, sometimes with few hints about the situation. Please provide a list of possible reasons to help troubleshoot the problem.
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Installing programs on persistent live disk

I believe my internal disk has failed but I am not entirely sure. In order to detect this, and until I can replace it, I made a persistent live disk off an external hard drive. I tested that it ...
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Why Doesn't my Bootable USB Boot

This question is asked often in Ask Ubuntu, sometimes with few hints about the situation. There are many reasons a persistent USB might not boot BIOS USB not set as first hard drive in BIOS ...
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Making ip commands persistent

I want to use the ip-command to change my network config occasionally. How can I make these commands persist across boots? I am using Kubuntu 19.10... Thanks for your help
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How do I create enough space for Steam on a persistent live USB?

I'm a newcomer to Ubuntu (due to the upcoming Windows 7 EOL) and I'm trying to test Ubuntu on a bootable USB stick, but I cannot get Steam to run because of a lack of space. How should I distribute ...
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How is it easier to make a persistent live drive with Ubuntu 19.10?

Persistent live drive with a partition for persistence There are some web sites describing new tools new features in [new versions of] old tools that can create a persistent live drive from an iso ...
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USB persistence not working

I would like to create an Ubuntu live usb with persistence. With Linux Tails it was working well for me without problem but for Ubuntu and Mint I have some problems. I tried to use rufus, unetbootlin ...
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Fix broken display settings - persistent LiveUSB

I have been running my MacBook off a persistent live USB using Ubuntu 16.04. For another problem I'm having, it was suggested I start up holding down c. My display settings seemed to not be the ...
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Does Ubuntu live persistent USB use Intel Optane?

I have a laptop with 16GB of Intel Optane. I have a live USB with persistent storage that I just created using Rufus. When I choose the option "persistent live to ram" does the machine use Intel ...
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How to make a persistent USB flash drive with Lili and Ubuntu 18.04?

I tried the answers from all similar threads and nothing worked. I finally found this solution. Install Lili 2.9.4 onto Windows from here: http://www.linuxliveusb.com/en/news/item/welcome-to-vivid-...
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Custom fstab + grub menu in bootable persistent USB created with mkusb

I have created a custom live CD image (erm... live USB, I suppose it'd be more accurate) through a combination of Cubic (to generate a custom .iso) and mkusb to provide it with persistency through a ...
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What's the most direct way of creating a persistent live Ubuntu image file?

I'm trying to create a persistent live Ubuntu image that I can use in VirtualBox. I can create one from inside the guest, however, it's a very slow process, as, when done from scratch, it requires ...
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Ubuntu Core 16 - How to change time zone persistent?

to set the time zone I tried following: auser@localhost:~$ sudo timedatectl Local time: Fri 2019-05-17 06:46:14 UTC Universal time: Fri 2019-05-17 06:46:14 UTC RTC time: Fri 2019-05-...
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Iptables - boot

Now that my iptables is pretty well configured, i think... Someone said to me that placing the script in /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/iptables was not great. What is the best solution for iptables to ...
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Recovering persistent data from a live USB

I created a live Lubuntu USB drive with persistent storage, but now I'd like to use it for a different purpose and wipe all of the data on it. Is there a way to copy all the data on a different USB ...
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How to Repair Persisent Live USB made using mkusb

I had a working persistent live USB that I made using mkusb and it served me well for several months. It then stopped booting. I get to the screen where I can select Persistent Live, USB Persistent ...
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Can I convert a live Ubuntu USB to one with persistent memory?

I know there are other posts about how to create a live ubuntu usb with persistent memory - HOWEVER, there is no [question / answer] on how to convert a live (ubuntu) usb to one with persistent memory ...
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How to fully install Ubuntu on USB Flashdrive? [duplicate]

Rather than to install dual-OS on my laptop, I would like to install Ubuntu on my flashdrive (USB flash memory, or whatever you call it). So, whenever I want to run my Ubuntu, I will just plug my ...
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Live USB error “you need to load the kernel first”

I've got an mkusb live USB (Ubuntu 18.04 with persistence) that boots fine on some of my computers. On one laptop I get the following error: error: disk `hd0,4' not found. error: you need to load the ...
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/etc/hosts file overwritten in persistent live USB

This page https://help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb encourages to create persisten live bootable USB. So that's what I suggested to my class, when I had to suggest a way how they could enjoy Ubuntu ...
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How to make persistent USB for Ubuntu 18.04.1 using Windows? [duplicate]

Well digging through many discussions, but all being from a long time ago (Ubuntu 16 or something) tell to use, LiLi, Universal or something other, but others say that they are no longer in use. So ...
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password change won't stick for mkusb default user `ubuntu`

I recently used Harsh's mkusb instructions to create a persistent live USB. The default user for this live USB is named ubuntu with a default password of blank. I try to change user ubuntu's password ...
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Password for live USB with persistence

I recently used @Harsh 's mkusb instructions to successfully create an Ubuntu 18.04 live USB with persistence greater than 4 GB. The default user is Ubuntu and the default password is , that is to say ...
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Ubuntu live CD perssistent mode

I created Ubuntu live CD with persistent mode by UnetBootin on a FAT32 formatted USB from Windows 10. However, most of the setup for example /etc/bluetooth/input.conf are still read-only with live ...
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How do you create a persistent Ubuntu USB so I can boot anywhere I want [duplicate]

All the Ubuntu USBs I've tried making are all either A. Persistent but don't even show up on the boot menu of other PCs B. Not persistent, show up in the boot menu of any PC, but it says something ...
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How to increase persistent file size?

I am currently using 32 GB flash disk to use Ubuntu using live boot. I made it bootable using YUMI and set the file system to NTFS and persistent size 8GB. But now, I am running low in space and want ...
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kwin config is not persistent

I just changed BorderlessMaximizedWindows setting in ~/.config/kwinrc to true to hide window title bar and it works, but after restart of my PC my kwin config is reset to default settings, so ...
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ubuntu live persistense created usb not saving the data [duplicate]

I recently made a bootable USB of Ubuntu 18.0 LTS with unetbootin and Linux live USB creator and universal USB to save the settings and data. but every time I reboot my system my settings and data is ...
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How to make a live Ubuntu 18.04 USB with a persistent storage of more than 4GB

After many unsuccessful trials based on almost everything about this topic on the Internet, I decided to ask this question again. There is almost a perfect answer in this platform, but it did not work....