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I have a 64G USB Thumb drive that I would like to install Linux onto. That way I can boot any machine into my version of Linux. Make updates to Linux, save and delete files, etc. I have not found a USB creator program that will allow this. These programs usually create a ISO boot USB disk, with a persistent disk space for files, updates etc. You then have to periodically somehow merge the updates into the ISO and recreate the boot disk.
I believe the hardest part is getting the boot configuration correct. Installing/partitioning/etc is simple. If someone can help me this would be a big help.
I'd just install it to a usb with the normal installer to the usb flash drive. It is a hard drive to linux. I wouldn't waste time on a persistent install of a live to usb. 64 gig drive is more than good enough to most common uses.
You have to be careful. If I use a real system I unplug the internal hard drive. If I use a virtual machine then I just don't create a virtual hard drive.
I've only found a few old usb drives to be slow. Newer fast drives work good.