My "/tmp" directory filled up 64GB virtually overnight!
Yes, while I was mounting the truecrypt volume Dolphin was crashing and the PC slowed to a halt. The truecrypt volume on the external disk is formatted as NTFS.
I used the following command to mount the NTFS truecrypt volume:
$ sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdd1 /mnt
Then of course I simply used the truecrypt program to access the truecrypt file on the external disk. Sorry if I'm not using the correct truecrypt terminology because I don't have experience with truecrypt until the other day. I created a standard TrueCrypt volume; I did not create a hidden TrueCrypt volume.
--- On Wed, 7/23/08, Gordon Schulz <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Gordon Schulz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: My "/tmp" directory filled up 64GB virtually overnight!
> To: "Kubuntu Help and User Discussions" <email@example.com>
> Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 12:02 PM
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2008 08:33, B <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > And within "/tmp/kde-brian" is the 64GB. It
> had the following listing:
> > :/tmp/kde-brian$ ls -la
> > total 66266108
> > drwx------ 2 brian brian 4096 2008-07-23 10:26
> > drwxrwxrwt 16 root root 4096 2008-07-23 10:30
> > -rw------- 1 brian brian 0 2008-07-22 19:30
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 brian brian 16947544064 2008-07-22 20:06
> > For me this is an interesting enough Linux episode to
> question it.
> > I would like to know if anyone has a suggestion on
> what I can do to discover why
> > this directory blossomed into 64GB virtually
> Can't really tell why it did that - those leftover
> temporary files are
> from dolphin, seems like it never bothered to delete them.
> d3lphin indicates
> it (dolphin Kde3 Port = d3lphin). Did it crash or
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