Making lasting changes to Linux on USB (Mint)? [SOLVED]

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Dr_Quark
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Making lasting changes to Linux on USB (Mint)? [SOLVED]

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I'm running Mint from a USB stick. I've successfully installed the Arduino IDE and run it. I've also fixed some "bricked" FTDI units using ft232r_prog. But when I take the stick to another computer and boot Linux, only the original Mint system is present. None of my changes are sticky. This includes installing a Thunderbird mail address and some changes to Firefox.

Can I make lasting changes to Linux on the USB stick? How?

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Re: Making lasting changes to Linux on USB (Mint)?

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I think this is what you, a persistent drive will retain any changes made.

http://tuxtweaks.com/2014/03/create-lin ... -live-usb/
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Re: Making lasting changes to Linux on USB (Mint)? [SOLVED]

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I agree. Your link is the one I finally used and the stick has been working perfectly, retaining all changes (as far as I can tell).

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