.notes: If you’re using encryption, you need manually mount and unmount partitions on clone operation and install proper
#1 Create virtual box, install your desired system and configure your live USB
VBoxManage clonehd --format RAW disk.vdi usb.img
dd if=usb.img of=/dev/usb status='progress'
That’s all, I hope it’s usefull for somebody. Like this you can create configured USB stick without need to reboot computer to configure it.
Never thought of that - it’s like 1-2-3 - nice idea. There has been the occasional question on making a live ISO from your running system - which is a completely different matter.
If it is a requirement to use the graphical installer - this could be a way of reaching the goal.
Still think it would be easier to target the USB directly - optimizing the install for USB - e.g. the graphic drivers which - to be truly portable - must include all open-source drivers - not only the virtual driver