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In Ubuntu, we clear /tmp on every boot. As such, on most systems, /tmp should actually be a tmpfs entirely in RAM. This has several advantages, mainly: * Performance - much faster read/write access to data in /tmp * Security - sensitive data would be cleared from memory on boot, rather than written (leaked) to d...
Switch to using a swap file, instead of a partition, to allow for on-the-fly resizing .

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