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Best way to mount /tmp in fstab?

What is the best way (options, those numbers on the end) to mount a /tmp partition in /etc/fstab in terms of security and speed on a desktop (laptop) computer (read: not server)? I've heard about ...
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Why does e-cryptfs keep filling up /tmp?

For some stupid reason Ubuntu 14.10 is now filling up /tmp with files. There are millions. dmesg shows me thousands of lines like this, [15686.146977] ecryptfs_create: Failed to create file inlower ...
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Check where Home partition is mounted on - Tmp folder question

i've followed this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving to change my home directory partition. After the reboot looks like that everything went fine, but i would like to ...
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Move /tmp (ssd) to /home (hhd)

I have an SSD (256gb) with two partitions, one of the with Ubuntu. I also have an HDD with /home and a partition for data (music, videos, etc). I would like to move /tmp (on the ssd) to /home (on the ...
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Why system assigns a “volume name” for a binded “/tmp”? [duplicate]

(The problem is found on: KUbuntu 13.10) Initially /tmp is not binded. System has a volume with a label "Vol_2" (e.g., /dev/sda2). A user logs in. The user mounts the volume "Vol_2" to ...
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/tmp not present press S to skip or M to manual recovery . . . . . [duplicate]

I know the question has been asked many times, and I have gone through dozens of the answers, trying the suggestions without success. On start up I get the above message When I try mkdir, described ...
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Can't start desktop [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop, and I saw the following error during initial startup: The disk drive for /tmp is not ready or not present. Are there any workarounds?
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Ubuntu 14.04 missing tmp [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 14.04 using wubi and I can't get past the boot stage..keeps giving me /tmp missing error. I don't know how to edit grub from the boot page.
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tmp is not ready or present error when installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

When I try to install Ubuntu 32bit I keep getting the same thing it says there is a serious error and that the tmp is not ready or present. I'm totally lost and confused. what is going on?
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tmp dir 100% full only 56k out of 1MB being used

I know there are lots of posts on in the stack exchange web with problems similar to mine but I have not found one that quite helps yet. As you can see from the output below df shows my /tmp directory ...
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How to fix “/tmp is not ready or not present” after dual boot?

How can I fix "/tmp is not ready or not present" on Ubuntu 14.04?
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/tmp cannot mount M or S? I did M

ok I got this message while ubuntu 12.04 was loading up : The Disk Drive for /tmp is not ready yet. S to skip mount or M for manual recovery I pressed M and then login page appeared. I enter my ...
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Problem with startup [duplicate]

I Uploaded Ubuntu 14.04 with no problem. When I start I get the message disk drive fo /tmp is not ready yet or not present. continue, press I to ignore, press S to skip mounting or M for manual ...
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Error reading disk drive /tmp at boot

First I want to say thank you in advance because I have been reading all the forum entries about similar problems and I have had no luck in solving this one. I have a Dell Inspiron with a phony ...
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What happens after /tmp reaches the limit of tmpfs

Imagine this is the configuration in /etc/fstab (/tmp directory uses tmpfs wih maximum size of 10M). none /tmp tmpfs noatime,nodiratime,size=10m 0 0 I want to know what exactly ...
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Disk drive boot problem: The disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or is not present!

When I started Ubuntu, I got this error: The disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or is not present! I tried skipping mounting, but it came up like a command prompt. Please help me.
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because of /tmp

Cannot run the upgrade This is usually caused by a system where /tmp is mounted noexec. Please remount without noexec and run the upgrade again. I am very much a newbie and have no idea how to ...
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mysql error : Incorrect key file for table '/tmp/#sql_5115_0.MYI

Query failed by reason : Incorrect key file for table '/tmp/#sql_5115_0.MYI i read that it may be realted to disk space issue but i ma not sure how that is as df -h returns Filesystem Size ...
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What is the “sticky bit” (t permission) and why does /tmp have it?

The command ls -ld /tmp gives drwxrwxrwt 30 root root 20480 Mar 11 14:17 /tmp What is the letter t after the permissions? As far as I know /tmp is used to create temporary files related to ...
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Using a cronjob to clean /tmp

Is it save to use bash script and a cronjob to remove all files in /tmp? Or should I do this differently for other reasons, maybe?
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How do I change the default overflow size in Ubuntu

Google is failing me, It appears in some systems it's located in a (script)file called mountoverflowtmp under /etc/init.d/ However it doesn't appear to be there in Ubuntu, and I'm not having any ...
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Can't login anymore

In an attempt to free up disk space as I was 100% full and could not write to the disk anymore I ran Sudo rm -rf /tmp Seems like that was a rather stupid thing to do as I cannot login into my ...
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gedit - files in File Browser I never opened

Typically, gedit has the file or folders I've been recently working on in the File Browser on the left side of the window. Today, I opened gedit and found that it was listing things like "Pulse-(trash ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS my tmp directory is filling up with script files

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 last week. Today I checked my /tmp directory and was absolutely shocked to find that this partition was filled with files that have this type of naming structure: ...
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/tmp is yet not ready or not present

After pressing power bottom, when Ubuntu shows the login screen it also shows this error the drive for /tmp is yet not ready or not present. Why is this displayed? And how to solve this error?
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tmp folder fills up my drives, how to cap it?

I'm running an application that generates a lot of data. Roughly 6GB every other minute, to handle it I have a 2x3TB RAID0 set up. However, my tmp directory also fill up with .tmp files that are about ...
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Ubuntu having a weird problem whille detecting for /

This is happening rapidly and since 3 days. It has happened 3 times. when the boot splash screen appears, while booting, i see an error saying that problems were detected while checking for / and ...
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How to clean /tmp?

rizhas@rizhas-laptop:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda7 67G 58G 5,2G 92% / none 4,0K 0 4,0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 1,5G 12K ...
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Should the ~/tmp folder belong to me or root?

I was trying to run yeoman under my user, when I got errors when it tried to access /home/adityamenon/tmp. I checked the permissions and it turns out ~/tmp/ belongs to root. So I changed the user and ...
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broken HDD with /var /tmp inside.

My 2TB hard disk is broken. /var, /tmp and swap partition were in this drive. I can start ubuntu but only in text mode and wih limits. How can I create /var and /tmp inside / partition? Now ...
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script to clear folder/drive on boot

I want to make my own /tmp folder on one of my drives /media/Torrents How would I go about create a script to run on startup applications? I already have this script where it mounts the drive on boot: ...
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How to make /tmp executable?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10. When I clicked in the Update Manager Upgrade a messagebox apeared: Can not run the upgrade. This usually is caused by a system ...
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In a “Save as … ” dialog, what's the quickest way to keyboard-navigate to “tmp” and to indiv. bookmarks in the “Places” side-pane of Nautilus?

Building on my earlier question, where the accepted answer used keyboard accelerators for some elements of the dialog, I'm still trying to find the accelerator (and/or quickest way) to select ...
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Lost a saved gedit file

I saved a text file in gedit last night before shutting off my computer, and I remember what I named the file. When I turned on my computer this morning to load the file, I could not find it. I've ...
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“long” time booting because “/tmp is not ready or present” [duplicate]

I say "long" because it's 30 seconds or a minute. After that time, the computer starts normally, but I don't know how to improve the boot time. I tried what people say here /tmp is not ready or ...
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Having access to buffered videos in ram [closed]

I read that you-tube buffered videos are the in RAM while playing them and you need not download them again. just copy the flash file to another location. However,when I copied it to the home ...
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Increase /tmp folder space using external drive

Using Ubuntu 12.04 precise pangolin, 32 bit on 6GB partition I don't have much space left on my HDD, so I installed ubuntu on a partition of just 6GB. Everything was working fine. I decided to have a ...
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Terminal command to clean tmp folder and set permission flags

Because of a low-graphics error I am not able to log into my system anymore. Well .. I am not seeing any graphical interface (solutions here How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics ...
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Assign more tmp space for Libre Office

I encountered the error Resource exhausted. No more space on device. while saving a huge spreadsheet (Libre Office Calc 3.5). Is there a relation to the tmp space assigned for operations in Libre ...
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Booting stops at disk checking

I am constantly face this problem. When i start my laptop it checks the disk for errors , after that it shows , " some defects are found " when i press 'F' to Fix errors , it shows /tmp is not ready ...
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How to convert /tmp partition in to other format ? also give some details about /tmp partition?

I'm new to Ubuntu so don't know much about partitions. I have a 320Gb Hard-drive on a HP DV6 i3 2150us. When I was installing Ubuntu I gave 100 Gb to /tmp mount point thinking that it would be a ...
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Accidentally deleted tmp folder

i was trying to run sudo rm -r ./tmp but instead typed sudo rm -r /tmp Will it be fixed by running? sudo mkdir /tmp if i do what permissions should i give it? ps: i didnt log out of my ...
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How to download streaming video from a flash player (arte)?

there are a couple of concerts that I would very much like to view from Arte (I think it's a french TV channel?) but my connection is not good enough to stream the video. How can I download the file ...
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Where should I save temporary files of the app I am developing?

I am developing an app for the Ubuntu App Showdown 2012, say "myapp". It needs to download files from the web, store them temporarily and then read them. Where should I save those files ? Now I do it ...
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How do I encrypt my /tmp directory?

After reading this question about how often tmp is cleared, it would be best for our setup if tmp is encrypted. How do I encrypt it? My fstab looks like this: proc /proc proc ...
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How to decompress 20GB of files; tmpfs keeps filling up

I need to decompress huge files when I upload them into a software and it is failing. I thought the problem was with tmpfs. Then I decided to use /tmp as tmpfs, but still failing. I can upload files ...
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What is the need for /boot and /tmp partitions in ubuntu

What is the reason of /boot and /tmp partitions in Ubuntu ?
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Clean up files after a process dies

I have an application that does a lot of forking, and every fork uses quite a lot of temp disk space. Currently, all of this space is used in /tmp. For various reasons, I want to clean up these tmp ...
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The disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or not present [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I found some entries with the same error message (see above) but none really applies to my problem. I'm running a stable version ...
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Cannot find a safe socket path in '/tmp'

A while ago I accidentally ran chmod 777 /, and stopped it as soon as I realized what I had done. Unfortunately, it must have gotten to my /tmp directory, because whenever I start to run Firefox now, ...