Search found 1994 matches: persistent live

Searched query: +persistent +live

by pbear
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: set up Mint on external hard disk
Replies: 8
Views: 163

Re: set up Mint on external hard disk

... portability is limited by any need for special drivers, especially for graphics adapters. For maximum portability, you might want to look at live USB + persistence. See How-To Geek . As for performance, YMMV, but I find it acceptable even on a 2.0 port (presuming the drive itself is 3.0). ...
by Spearmint2
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Portable Mint OS in USB
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Portable Mint OS in USB

Best method is to boot a LIVE DVD of Mint. Install the mkusb program. Run the "dus" option. When asked if you ... https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/14912/create-a-persistent-bootable-ubuntu-usb-flash-drive/
by athi
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB Boot
Replies: 6
Views: 182

Re: USB Boot

ciscokid2005 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:46 am
I got the persistence USB stick working with mint. How do I store programs and settings so they will remain on the stick when I reboot.
The changes you make will be stored in persistent storage and will be apply to the base live session during boot.
by gm10
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Which version of Linux Mint to install?
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Which version of Linux Mint to install?

... the installation medium and it'll give you a fully functional but non-persistent live environment of the operating system. Cinnamon is the heaviest on system resources, Xfce ...
by pbear
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Change Password of Live Session User, USB Live w/persistence
Replies: 6
Views: 172

Re: Change Password of Live Session User, USB Live w/persistence

By the way, I assume you know this but in case not. For grins, I tested installing VeraCrypt on a persistent USB and it works fine. In fact, I was able to encrypt the whole data partition created by mkUSB . Presumably an encrypted file container would work also, but haven't ...
by michael louwe
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Reinstall win 7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 365

Re: Reinstall win 7 [SOLVED]

... to do a full install of LM on a USB-stick as normal usage. ....... A Live LM USB-stick with persistence/persistent storage is OK for normal usage by ordinary/average users.
by Arch_Enemy
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

The BIGGER the Usb stick, the LONGER it will last. That is my knowledge gained from users on this forum. A 16 Gb stick will only last for a year, while a 256 Gb usb stick will last much longer. Well, sort of... but not really. ANY USB stick can run down after a while, but it usually takes a lot of ...
by Arch_Enemy
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

The BIGGER the Usb stick, the LONGER it will last. That is my knowledge gained from users on this forum. A 16 Gb stick will only last for a year, while a 256 Gb usb stick will last much longer. Well, sort of... but not really. ANY USB stick can run down after a while, but it usually takes about 100...
by carum carvi
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

The BIGGER the Usb stick, the LONGER it will last.

That is my knowledge gained from users on this forum.

A 16 Gb stick will only last for a year, while a 256 Gb usb stick will last much longer.
by all41
Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

imho using flash for this is questionable regarding longevity. There is considerable rewrite cycles involved and normal flash drive longevity must be considered. here's a question I've wondered long about, having seen no info regarding. What happens to the read ability when the write cycles have be...
by bob466
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

I made one once...found it way too slow and most likely would kill the Flash Drive in no time...if I want something portable I'll use a Laptop. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by ZaphodB
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: First Post - New to Linux - Some 'noob' questions
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: First Post - New to Linux - Some 'noob' questions

... set up and pre-test alternative Mint desktops or other distros is with persistent live USB - which will retain everything you do to the OS and install and configure apps, and ...
by I2k4
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: First Post - New to Linux - Some 'noob' questions
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: First Post - New to Linux - Some 'noob' questions

... set up and pre-test alternative Mint desktops or other distros is with persistent live USB - which will retain everything you do to the OS and install and configure apps, and ...
by meToo
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

... - I have never had a flash stick fail, but never used one for long term live persistence. However, I have been running apache server on a raspberry ... have a 10 year guarantee! Maybe that is the way to go for a USB live persistent linux from a USB card reader, rather than a flash stick. Surely ...
by Spearmint2
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

imho using flash for this is questionable regarding longevity. There is considerable rewrite cycles involved and normal flash drive longevity must be considered. here's a question I've wondered long about, having seen no info regarding. What happens to the read ability when the write cycles have be...
by AndyMH
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

+1 MKUSB
by lsemmens
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

Everyone is wanting something to complement their main operating system Am I? I think Mint needs no Complementary system. I do have a backup plan, but, should the worst happen, it only takes about 15 minutes to re-install Mint anyway. Another 10 would see me as though nothing had ever happened. FWI...
by pbear
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

... also. That's a Linux app, though, so you'll have to install it in a live session (how-to here ), then use that to create the persistent drive on a separate stick. As for the format of the casper-rw partition, pretty ...
by all41
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Live persistent USB sticks
Replies: 16
Views: 454

Re: Live persistent USB sticks

imho using flash for this is questionable regarding longevity.
There is considerable rewrite cycles involved and normal flash drive
longevity must be considered.

Go to advanced search