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Ubuntu low memory after playing videos from .zip file

I have a .zip file that is 4Gb of size and has videos, after trying to play some of them directly from the .zip file just by double clicking I noticed that I was running low on HD memory so I ...
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File system has become read-only after updating to 15.04?

I stupidly decided to update from 14.04LTS to 14.10 and then 15.04. Since doing that, my website has gone down and file system has become read only. I have no idea what has gone wrong, as the updates ...
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Delete files in `/tmp` after n days

I just switched from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 and can't get /tmp to keep files for 9 days. I think I've previously done it by changing TMPTIME in /etc/default/rcS to 9 (and of course removing the hash ...
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remove Windows recovery in /tmp, apt-get clean doesn't work

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I am getting a /tmp directory full message often. So I tried sudo apt-get clean but that didn't work, still getting disk full messages. Thin @MiHa suggested that my windows ...
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Change from windows 7 to ubuntu 14. And doesnt work

I changed from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 and after installation it loaded Windows. From windows i selected Ubuntu as my default OS. Since, it only shows a message that says serious errors were found ...
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tmp is not ready error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 from external hard-drive. Sometimes, when I run ubuntu "the disk drive for /tmp is not ready" error message appears and OS cannot be started. In this case, I restart several ...
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Disk Drive for /tmp is not ready or present [duplicate]

Sometimes when I start my Ubuntu it says The disk drive for /tmp is yet not ready or present.Why am I getting such errors? And how to solve it?
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Why is /tmp getting cleaned out in Ubuntu 15.04?

I want to keep files newer than 7 days in /tmp between boots. Prior to 15.04 I did this by setting TMPTIME=7 in /etc/default/rcS. But with 15.04 and the replacement of upstart by systemd, this ...
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Preserve files in /tmp using systemd in 15.04

If possible I'd like to preserve /tmp/foo/* across boots. My attempts at configuring tmpfiles.d have been unsuccessful. As root I created /etc/tmpfiles.d/foo.conf with contents: x /tmp/foo/* XOR ...
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Can't unmount /tmp, fuser output empty

my /tmp shrank to 1MB because there were no free space on /home device. Now I need to expand this, so the first thing to do is to unmount the device. But that's what happens when I try: ~ $ df ...
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Disk Error - /tmp not loading or present'

![disk utility details][1]I had suspended my system for a while. After reopening, I did not reach the usual Password page. On restarting, the grub page opened up where I was given options of booting ...
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will mounting /tmp with noexec and nosuid cause problems? [duplicate]

I plan to use this line in /etc/fstab on Ubuntu 14.04 server (LAMP configured): /run/shm/tmp tmpfs nosuid,nodev,noexec,size=8G 0 0 My question is, does anyone know if I will create problems by ...
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Is uploading files in default /tmp folder an security vulnerability?

I am running Ubuntu with apache on a server. I want to experiment with uploading files to the server using POST. In php.ini you can set the folder to use when uploading files. The default is to use ...
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found maas user directory in tmp?

I am somewhat new to servers, and even more fresh when it comes to Ubuntu. I am looking on my Ubuntu folder and found a directory owned by a user maas... drwx------ 2 maas maas 4096 Dec 22 00:26 ...
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/tmp issue while booting and I/O errors in file transferring [duplicate]

Everytime I boot I get that "/tmp is not ready yet or not present". After trying various options I chose to ignore everytime and everything seemed to be alright. I checked other questions but they ...
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Corrupt /tmp directory

My /tmp directory got corrupted. Things got scary for a while and I was unable to boot :-(. I have now got myself back to a working system by renaming the corrupt /tmp to /tmp.old, and creating a new ...
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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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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 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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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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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 “t” letter in the output of “ls -ld /tmp”?

When running the command ls -ld /tmp, the output would be: drwxrwxrwt 30 root root 20480 Mar 11 14:17 /tmp So I have two main questions: What is the letter t after the permissions? As far as I ...
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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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/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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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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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 ...