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Old 07-29-2017, 06:08 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by flaflashr View Post
I'm not certain what you are suggesting that I do with xorriso.
Forget it, this doesn't come into play when running iso2usb.sh, furthermore the USB device written with dd boots, so this is not an issue here anyway

I am out of ideas.

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Old 07-29-2017, 07:09 PM   #17
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You could try following this guide for adding persistence to a live usb. It's for Kali but it should work for you with perhaps a little modification.

Edit: Or maybe not, I don't know if Slack will give the needed option in the installer menu

Edit 2: It looks like this should be possible with Slack: "The USB version is “persistent” - meaning that the OS stores your updates on the USB stick. The CD/DVD versions (and the USB stick if you configure it accordingly) operate without persistence, which means that all the changes you make to the OS are lost when you reboot. "

Have a look here

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Old 08-12-2017, 04:28 PM   #18
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So is this a dead issue now? Is it not possible to boot the Slackware persistent version on the Lenovo E520 Thinkpad?
 
  


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