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freshclam not working because clamav folder in /var/log and /var/log is in ramdisk

I was looking for this on the web but since English is not my primary language it seems that I can not find what I want, that is why my question is here... Intro: I have an SSD and I did some ...
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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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Hiding a 'removable device'

I have my downloads folder mounted as a tmpfs, achieved by putting this line into fstab: tmpfs /home/sam/Downloads tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0 However, one unfortunate side effect is that ...
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Device is busy error when trying to unmount tmpfs home area

I have been trying to get pam_mount to mount a tmpfs drive for domain users, so that it is volatile storage and is cleared on every logout. The problem I found was that although the area would mount ...
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Help With Hard links And Symlinks Moving Directory And Files

I have a symlink /var linking to /tmpfs/var.1 /var -> /tmpfs/var.1 I start a script called cache_tmpfs from /etc/rc.local on startup. This script will copy /var.backup/* contents to ...
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Is a separate ramdisk usefull for ubuntu 12.04

I'm not sure if it's usefull to integrate a separate ramdisk in my system. Has anybody made experiences with it. I made this entry in fstab: tmpfs /tmp tmpfs nosuid 0 0 I hoped that, ...
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findout if my filesystem write operations are really deals with tmpfs or ssd on ubuntu

I bought a notebook with SSD drive and mounted all common system and user temp dirs to memory (to RAM) with tmpfs. This is the list of which dirs are placed in memory exactly (from fstab): none on ...
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How to recover unavailable memory in /dev/shm?

Good day to all, I have a question regarding the use of /dev/shm. I use it as a temporary folder for large files to speed up processing and save IO off the HD. My problem is that some of my scripts ...
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how to increase speed of usb install

I've installed (not live - but full installation) Ubuntu on a 16 Gb usb stick. I also installed onto a usb hdd. The boot speed and general operation is SIGNIFICANTLY faster on the usb hdd. This defies ...