A tutorial explained that persistence on a live USB instance of Kali Linux is achieved by a different partition.


How can I modify files stored in the system's partition like:




and make them persistent? Is it possible to maintain settings that I've modified?

  • What tutorial is that, update your post with a link
    – Anthon
    Mar 16, 2015 at 10:22

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No, you will keep those changes because that parition will be "merged" with / as specified in persistence.conf.

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