Questions tagged [persistence]

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Can I syntax-highlight text for pasting into a word processor?

I have a piece of code (e.g. a C or Java function) which I'm going to put in a presentation. I would like to have this code syntax-highlighted; but LibreOffice Impress (and MS Powerpoint) don't have ...
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How to properly create a Parrot OS 4.10 (amd64) USB flash drive with persistence from Windows 7?

I am trying to add a persistence live bootable Parrot OS 4.10 amd64 on an 8GB USB (SanDisk Cruzer Blade USB 2.0) from Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. No matter whatever method I’ve tried, I just get stuck ...
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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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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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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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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 ...