Yes and yes.
Remastersys is a great GUI program for making a full backup of your Mint or Ubuntu (Debian based distros), so long as the resulting ISO doesn't go above 4GB.
You can then burn the ISO to a DVD or a flashdrive and even make it persistent!
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