0

I've got a "live" LM 18.3X. Added a "casper-rw" partition. Now, I need to get the O.S. to recognize/use that partition.

What file do I go to to change the command lines and what are those changes I must make? I looked at a site that gave instructions for Ubuntu, but haven't found one for Linux?

0

Linux Mint iso files are similar enough to Ubuntu iso files for mkusb to create a persistent live drive with a casper-rw partition and prepare 'everything' on the drive for it to work. See the following links,

help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb

help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb/persistent

mkUSB-quick-start-manual-12.pdf

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mkusb/ppa  # and press Enter
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mkusb mkusb-nox usb-pack-efi

This screenshot illustrates a persistent live system, where aufs matches casper-rw, here at /dev/sdb5:

enter image description here

Edit: The following screenshot illustrates mkusb running in Linux Mint (persistent live created from linuxmint-18.3-cinnamon-64bit.iso).

enter image description here

  • I got E: unable to locate package mkusb. Subsequently, all the other commands returned the same E; – Rick Jul 19 '18 at 2:29
  • @Rick, Which linux distro and version did you run, when you got 'E: unable to locate package mkusb'? It works for me to install mkusb in Linux Mint via the PPA as described in the answer. See the edited answer with a second screenshot. – sudodus Jul 19 '18 at 7:38

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.