Quote Originally Posted by Rick Corbett View Post
I've just tried it. I set 'Persistence' up as in the screenshot, created the Linux Mint XFCE Live USB and booted a laptop from it. I connected to a wireless network, ran Firefox and installed two add-ons as a test - Adblock Plus and Video DownloadHelper. Next I shut down completely, waited a minute then restarted again. The Linux Live USB install remembered the wireless connection and connected automatically. I opened Firefox and both extensions were still installed.

Hope this helps...
This would be a great way to show off Linux to a skeptical user.