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owiknowi
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« on: December 03, 2011, 13:44:31 PM »

a tip i've found on pardususer.de to clean up your system and increase privacy a bit.
- clean everything in /tmp when shutting down the pc: go to file /etc/conf.d/local.stop and add as last line:

rm -Rf /tmp/*

this empties the entire /tmp from all user files and not only the files from the current logged in user.

- for computers with enough ram, there's another trick (not yet tried it myself...): go to /etc/fstab and add:

tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults  0 0

now all temporary files will be stored in ram and not on the harddisk.
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atolboo
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2011, 14:19:05 PM »

  also the Wiki: How to automatically clean your /tmp directory.
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owiknowi
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2011, 16:10:24 PM »

i can see some similarity there... (so that's where they get their tips  Grin )
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