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How can I use RAM storage for the /tmp directory and how to set a maximum amount of RAM usage for it?

After seeing the comment by Anonymous on the question How is the /tmp directory cleaned up?, I found that it would be a great idea to implement on my system, since I have 16GB of RAM and I never used ...
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How to create RAM drive?

How do i create RAM drive under ubuntu. And would he automounted at startup?
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How can I make an existing persistant live USB installation load more of the OS to RAM?

A while back I installed (a permanent installation, not a Live USB) Ubuntu on my USB thumb drive. Unfortunately, the transfer rates are too slow for a smooth and responsive experience, so I'd like to ...
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Why doesn't /tmp use tmpfs?

I have loads of RAM and I use very little. I also do record some screencasts with gtk-recordmydesktop, which by default saves to /tmp while recording. I assumed that it would mean storing to RAM as ...
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Mount /usr in RAM (loading from HDD when starting, and saving to when shutting down)

I have the current scenario: 16GB or RAM. For the most part, around 10~12GB unused Almost never install/remove software, this is a mature system Only reboot like once a week, so (re-)boot time is ...
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How to configure Shutdown tasks?

I have a shell script I'd like to run automatically every time I logout, shutdown or reboot. Does anyone know where can I configure this in Ubuntu 10.10?
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How to fix anacron & cups-pdf when you have /var on tempfs

I have a ssd drive in my laptop and I followed various advice that said to put /var/log /var/spool & /var/cache on a tmpfs so that the constant read/writes wouldn't lessen the life of my ssd. ...
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Go back to windows

How can I go back to Windows? I installed Ubuntu using wubi. Then I selected Ubuntu 14.04 as default os. Now I have to unistall it and install it from a cd or usb. The problem is that my pc starts ...