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How to easily Create an Ubuntu Live Bootable USB with persistence from a running Live CD. In the following segment I show you how to use the Official Startup Disk Creator, created by the Ubuntu team to put Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive. Ubuntu's Casper Persistent feature can also be used for saving and restoring changes on subsequent boots. Ubuntu is a very popular Open Source Linux distribution created by Canonical Ltd. It is originally based upon and derived from Debian. As such, it continues to share many of the same upstream roots.
Create a Ubuntu 9.10 Live USB Persistent Flash Drive from the running Live CD: In the following tutorial, we explain how we installed Ubuntu 9.10 to a Flash Drive from the running Live CD. This Ubuntu USB Flash Drive creation process is accomplished using the built in USB Disk Creator (produced by the Ubuntu team). Upon completion, the persistence feature is utilized (via a casper-rw loopback block file) for saving changes on the fly and then restoring those changes on subsequent boots. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution created by Canonical Ltd
Create an Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive from within Windows. In the following tutorial, we show you an easy way to put Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive using Windows. Once finished, you should be able to successfully run Ubuntu directly from your Flash Drive just as you could from a Live CD. Here we will also utilize Ubuntus' casper-rw feature via this installation method. So you can rest assured that you will still be able to persistently save and restore your changes on subsequent boots.