Then, with mkusb installed, you can create a persistent live drive with all current versions of Ubuntu (also 64-bit versions for newer computers).
See also the following links for more details,
Edit: After a debugging dialogue, a bug was found and squashed. The problem was some confusing data due to a floppy drive (a bug that only affects very old computers).
A new version can be installed via the following commands
The current update (2017-04-03) installs mkusb version 12.0.9
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mkusb/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade