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I have seen countless guides on installing linux on usb, but those are all just Live CD and any changes I make wont be saved (if I remember correctly) but I am wanting to install linux os onto the usb without being live cd so I can make changes and the settings will be the way I want it everytime I load linux from the USB

Is this even possible? I have tried 3 times to install linux mint from live USB onto another USB but it keeps failing while it is downloading the language packages.
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You can make a persistent USB to save files/changes. This is recommended over installing it to a USB. You can do what you want, it's just not what most people do.
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You can make a persistent USB to save files/changes. This is recommended over installing it to a USB. You can do what you want, it's just not what most people do.

Oh so that is what that does? Ok thanks.
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Use Linux Live Creator. It's really easy to use.
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