Use TMPFS to make Ubuntu 12.10 faster

Use your system RAM instead of hard disk to speed up Ubuntu 12.10

By , ITworld |  Data Center, make ubuntu 12.10 faster, use tmpfs ubuntu 12.10

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.

For more, see the original article at the link below.

11 Tips To Speed Up Computers Running Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 13 | Up Ubuntu

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