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Ubuntu 10.10X64 Live on USB Question? Answered

Hi!

As a project I decided to install ubuntu 10.10 X64 Live to my flash drive so I can take it around with me anywhere I go. I'm familiar with this operating system, but I don't have it on my home computer, I just wanted to put it on a usb. Anyway, I used Unetbootin (  http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ ) to put it on my drive. It boots fine. The only problem is that I don't think it installed to the usb. Changes that I have made don't seem to stay and drivers that I download don't stay either. Its sort of frustrating becsue while I'm familiar on how to use it, I'm not familiar on getting it to work.

Anyway, when I go to the boot menu and select the usb, it gives me several options: Default, Install Ubuntu, Boot from Hard drive, Install Ubuntu (to hard drive), and several others including repair. Now I first was clued into the fact it didn't install because it showed install as an option on this boot menu.

The problem is that I want ubuntu on the flash drive, portable, but I don't want it on my machine. The Unetbootin is great, but it doesn't give any instructions for after its installed the software. All it tells you is to reboot.  I would like to keep using this software because I trust it, but I need to get this working. 

CAN ANYONE WHO KNOWS UBUNTU OR HAS DONE THIS HELP ME????

Thanks!
P.S.  ANY Advice would be helpful here!

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Best Answer 7 years ago

Go to the link below and follow the instructions on the page, it will show you how to make a USB Ubuntu with persistent memory. I recommend you use a pen drive with at least 4 Gb of memory or you won't be able to save much more than some bookmarks and a few files.

http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/