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Linux from a flash drive

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  • Started 3 years ago by daczech
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daczech
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Help!!! help!!! I down loaded Linux on a flash drive and run it from it. Problem is it won't remember passwords and if I install
any programs the flash drive won't remember them either. What do I need to do to fix this problem?

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nosparks
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How did you load Linux on the flash drive?
Live Linux on a flash drive will load exactly the same every time unless it has persistence.
I would use The Universal USB Installer from here http://www.pendrivelinux.com/u.....-as-1-2-3/ to put the ISO you have downloaded onto the flash drive.
Not all distros will allow persistence. I use Linux Mint 13 with the Mate desktop. It does.

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