Questions tagged [persistence]

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Kali linux live “You need to load the kernel first”

I have made kali live persistence though USB but when i am trying to boot it up the error coming up file /vmlinuz-5.5.0-kali2-amd64'not found error: you need to load the kernel first.
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Permanently swap Powerpoint presenter view and slide show

I have a dual monitor setup where my main monitor is monitor #2. Whenever I start a Powerpoint slideshow, the slideshow itself appears on monitor #1, and on monitor #2 I get a "presenter view&...
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How do I make a Kali Linux live USB with persistence

I bought a pretty large USB drive to turn into a live USB to use to boot Kali Linux on. I am doing this on my Chromebook, so I used the tool "Chromebook Recovery Utility" to flash the file (...
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HAproxy tcp load balancer with IP src address and TCP src port persistence

HAproxy tcp load balancer with IP src address and TCP src port persistence I’m looking at switching from nginx to HAproxy (because the freeware version of nginx does not support layer 7 health checks)...
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Multi-OS persistence USB

I have some USB flash drives with different persistent OS that I use when I have to work on public or shared PCs, so that I don't have to familiarize with a new environment every time and I can be ...
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Can I use the SAME encrypted persistence for multiple distros on multiboot usb?

Wondering if I can use (boot-in) the same encrypted persistence for multiple Linux distros on a multiboot usb? Has anybody actually made it? Thanks in advance!
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Influxdb on Kubernetes , what about scalability and data loss?

So, I do have a influx database running on a pod in Kubernetes. I am using AWS tools to do that and recieving input data from a kafka server. From my short research I found that using influx db as a ...
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How do I recover my USB to a Normal state from a Kali Live Persistance bootable USB?

So, I made a Kali Live Persistance bootable USB but now I want to format and get it to it's normal state. Can someone tell me how to do it? When I try to just right-click format it, It shows the size ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Live USB Not Persistant [closed]

Ok, So I have been trying to create a persistent Ubuntu Live USB, I was successfully able to create a Bootable drive, but the problem is that it's not persistant, I have tried a lot of Tutorials ...
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How can I get persistent storage on a Linux Mint 19.1 Live USB drive?

I have a 1T USB external drive, and I would like a persistent Linux Mint installation. It was made with UUI from a fresh Linux Mint 64-bit ISO, and I reformatted the disk and started over to get ...
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Redis rdb persistence quite slow

My two nodes in a Redis cluster have quite different persistence performance. The master node is always much faster than the slave one when saving data to disk. Here is the persistence info for master:...
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Non-Persistent Linux from HDD

I am developing a embedded product that will be running linux on hardware similar to a raspberry pi but with internal storage. I would like it so that the power can be cut to the machine and have a ...
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How to flush changes back to live usb when booting into ram with persistence?

I've got a bootable usb drive with a live linux distro on it. We set it up to support persistence, so normally the changes make are kept between reboots. Booting into ram seems to make linux a lot ...
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Kali Linux Live Boot USB Persistence using Command Prompt

I currently have Kali Linux Live Boot on my USB, but I'd like to make it persistent. All the websites I have visited uses an application that is not included in Windows. Is there a way I can create ...
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Load settings without persistence in Kali Linux

I created a 32 GB bootable USB drive with E2B, because I would like to have a pendrive that I have many distros and Windows installers on it. I had pendrives with Kali linux on it, and it was really ...
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Unetbootin persistence not working

I want to make this version of Ubuntu persistent on a USB stick, so I used UnetBootin which has an option for persistence (I chose 4Go), but when I booted on my Ubuntu Live and created a file, this ...
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SSH keys deleted from home folder after reboot

First time poster and massive unix/linux novice here. I have a Western Digital My Cloud NAS, which runs (I believe) some version of Debian. I've got a remote backup account with Rsync.net, and want ...
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Linux on multi-partition flash drive with persistant storage larger 4 GB

With BOOTICE I created the following partitions on a flash drive (living on a 128 GB USB stick): FAT32 partition (30 GB) to install Linux Mint on NTFS partition (remaining space, roughly 98) With ...
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Creating a 4 partitions Linux/Windows USB drive

I want to create a single 16GB usb drive with the following: (A) 4GB FAT32 Partition usable in Windows (not installing Windows at all, just shared space) (B) 4GB Linux live distro (C) 4GB ext3 ...
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Issue with making a USB persistent

I'm trying to make a USB persistent with this tutorial http://docs.kali.org/downloading/kali-linux-live-usb-persistence. Problem: I don't know what the following means (is it bash ?) and where should ...
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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 authentication),...
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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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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 it,...
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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 re-...
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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 stored ...
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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 ...