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Install a Linux system to a USB stick and get perfect persistence!

Posted 02-11-2017 at 10:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Linux to USB – Installation methods
Many people like to run/test a Linux system without touching/changing their hard drive. There are a lot of installations programs out there for both Linux and Windows. Most of them doesn’t offer persistence though. Very little is written about the fact that the “ordinary” installation program for installations to hard drive (in some cases) also can be used to install a Linux system to a USB stick. Using such an installation method will of course give you...
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Run Android-x86 from a USB stick with persistence!

Posted 04-16-2015 at 03:40 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 04-16-2015 at 05:53 AM by exton (More info)

Yesterday I discovered that "my" Android-x86 systems can be installed to a USB stick with persistence. I.e. all system changes are saved directly on the stick.

What is it good for?
Well, you dont have to touch your hard drive. Installing Android-x86 this way wont effect your ordinary boot loader. And as I say above: All system changes are persistent!

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