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How to have bootable linux mint with persistent storage and windows applications in one usb-flash-drive

I've been trying to create a usb with windows applications (like Portable Firefox) along with a bootable copy of Linux Mint with persistent storage larger than 4GB. I've been trying this on a USB 3.0 ...
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kali linux not asking password to login ( in persistence using USB)

Iam using kali using persistence usb. Everytime I open my system using kali persistence , it doesn't ask for password for the first time (i.e gives access to the root user without any ...
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How to create persistence storage on a Debian live USB?

I want to create persistence storage on an 8gb Debian live USB. I am on a windows 10 machine, and Win32 Disk Manager is not an option because of malware warnings. The guides I've found say to use ...
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How to change Ubuntu Live blank password?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 from a USB stick with persistent mode enabled and I've tried to change the password for the ubuntu user. The password works until I reboot, when it defaults to the blank ...
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Kali does add persistence to one usb drive but not to another

I tried to add persistence to a Kali 2.0 Usb drive (Usb 2.0). So far so good, played around, doesn't work, played a little more, worked - fine. Then I tried to do this on another Usb-Stick (Usb 3.0), ...
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Having trouble with kali linux encrypted persistence on usb drive

I recently burned a kali iso image on my usb stick (via my windows desktop, since i'm still kind of a newbie with linux). I wanted to make my kali work with persistence, and i really want it to be ...
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Using two persistence partitions on Debian 8 to increase storage

I use Debian Jess 8.0 with a persistence partition but no other permanent filesystem. I boot the live-cd from an SD card. Here is my persistence.conf file: /bin /sbin /boot /etc /home /lib/modules ...
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LUKS encrypted volume lost upon reboot

Using this guide I encrypted a volume and am able to open and mount it manually. The problem comes after rebooting. On startup the system does not open the encrypted volume, nor is the decrypted ...
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Adding persistence to multiboot USB made with YUMI

I recently made a multiboot USB with YUMI. I've only put the 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Kali on it so I can use the stick on systems that run either a 32 bit or 64 bit OS. I actually have a macbook ...
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What are the drawbacks of using linux on a usb flash with persistence? [closed]

I've been interested in installing a linux distro on a 64gb flash and using it as a portable os. I've heard many of the pros, such as the obvious portability, but haven't really heard about the cons. ...
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What Linux distros are most suitable for use on a persistent live USB?

I have noticed that not all Linuxes work well in persistent live USB. I am aware that large distros are not recommendable, and the most suitable are the lighter ones (for example, Lubuntu or Xubuntu ...
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linux live on SD card - booting with persistence automatically

i am running a live debian distro with persistence off an SD card with linux live. this is all working fine, but in order to boot with persistence, i must currently press TAB and manually type in ...
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How to automatically reopen a CHM file at the last reading position?

There is a wealth of information packed inside .CHM files (HTML help), many books have been published as CHM files. However, it is difficult to read CHM files like a book, because when I reopen the ...
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iptables load balancing for TLS with request routing on the same connection

I am trying to set up iptables rules for TLS connection. I have three internal IP in my machine and I route requests coming on public IP at port 443 to each of these internal IP in RR. -A PREROUTING ...
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Linux at USB HDD: should I install it as persistent?

I want to install Linux on external USB hard drive. Should I install it like at flash-drive, i.e. with persistent mode enabled? HDD: 1 TB, USB 3.0 but I'm likely to use it with 2.0 because my PC ...
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Does SumatraPdf have a configuration file?

I would like to make some command line options (-invert-colors) permanent in my SumatraPDF installation. Is there a configuration (eg. an ini) file I can make SumatraPDF to use? The manual mentions ...
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Booting Linux from external HDD, with persistence

I am trying to install Linux, specifically Lubuntu or BackTrack 5 on an external HDD (Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex) but I have had no luck using YUMI, or UNetbootin to get it working. I do not have a CD ...
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How to make persistent shortcuts to windows in KDE4?

This answer Find and raise a window in KDE4 with shortcut tells how to set a keyboard shortcut which activates a particular windows. It works wonderfully. But if I close the application and restart ...
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Portable HTML5 local storage

I've been developing client-side applications using HTML and Javascript, and I've been trying to find a way to automatically save local storage data to a flash drive or other storage device. Is it ...
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Mount SMB/AFP share on network reconnect

There's a myriad of possibilities for mounting shares upon Login within OSX. I'm after having it done when a network connection is restored. Ideally: Mount the share connection lost connection ...
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How long will an unused hard drive store its memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much time until an unused hard drive loses its data? I have a broken laptop, and it's the motherboards fault that it can't turn its power on. The laptop has been ...
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casper-rw persistence on FAT32 partition

Is there any way to run Ubuntu from USB stick with a FAT32 casper-rw persistence partition? If I use an Ext2 casper-rw partition everything works fine. However, if I switch to FAT32, the system gives ...
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Are there tools to reduce or eliminate LCD Image Persistence?

As with the asker of this question I have a monitor which suffers from terrible LCD Image Persistence problems. After a few hours, static elements on screen start to persist and in some areas of the ...
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Concerning persistence size in the Linux Live Creator

Message : Hello everyone! I have ,for the last several months, used the Linux Live USB Creator which it is a very useful app to make portable OS on to flash drives. I mostly use this application to ...
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Persisting right click menu highlight [duplicate]

I used to have this problem sometimes in Vista, but now I'm using Windows 7 (it was a clean install, reformatted hard drive) I'm disappointed that it's happening again. Basically what happens is ...
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OS State persistence on power loss?

Is there a way to use persistent memory instead of the volatile ram so that the state is resumed on a power loss without resorting to a UPS? Alternatively, can RAM be battery backed so that you don't ...