Here's how you can use TMPFS to lessen disk writing and reading. This will help speed up Ubuntu 12.10 since it will use RAM instead of the hard disk. 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following command to edit the /etc/fstab file, then hit Enter. sudo gedit /etc/fstab 3. Place these two lines at the end of the file: # Move /tmp to RAM tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,noexec,nosuid 0 0 4. Save your edited file. 5. Reboot your system.
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