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asked 2013-02-19 19:47:13 -0500

Laney23 gravatar image

updated 2013-02-19 19:55:30 -0500

I want to install Fedora on a jump drive. How do I do this? I used Ubootnet to install it on my jump drive, but every time I reboot, I lose everything. I want it setup so that it will save everything to that device.

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answered 2013-02-20 00:18:00 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

Well, 2 ways.

One is to actually install fedora on your drive (select your drive as the destination drive rather than the HDD of your computer).

The second is to use a persistent live USB as detailed in this link

What you're doing right now is using a Live CD without persistence which is meant to be temporary to try out the distro or installing to HDD.

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That's a pretty awesome link. I tried it though and got the same result. Do I need to download and use a certain version? Like the DVD instead of the Live CD?

Laney23 gravatar imageLaney23 ( 2013-02-20 15:52:08 -0500 )edit

If you want to install fedora to a drive, you're better off using the HDD. If you want to use a live image, you set up persistent storage. Installing fedora and running a live persistent image are not equivalent.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-02-21 07:26:58 -0500 )edit

So how do I set up the persistent storage? I thought using the live USB creator would do that for me

Laney23 gravatar imageLaney23 ( 2013-02-24 21:02:48 -0500 )edit

It should. Whatever I know about it is on that link I gave you. :/

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-04-12 22:08:03 -0500 )edit

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