Keep /tmp in RAM

This tutorial will show you how to turn your /tmp directory into a "RAM disk". Essentially this means that any file stored in /tmp is actually being stored in memory rather than on your persistent storage devices. Before starting, it is worth explaining that: Accessing content from RAM is much…

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Ps-mem - Another Memory Monitoring Tool

I have a new favourite memory monitoring tool. It provides a nice breakdown of the memory used by each running process, along with a total as shown below: Private + Shared = RAM used Program 4.0 KiB + 11.0 KiB = 15.0 KiB cat 64.0 KiB + 10.5 KiB = 74.…

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